Listen to Teamster Nation News for March 8-14.
The new, on-line system for submitting applications for the Academic or Vocational scholarships from the JRHMSF is now available.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on a new Department of Transportation (DOT) report that states truck drivers experienced no net benefits from expanded rest breaks put in place by the Obama administration under revised hours-of-service (HOS) rules.
Friday, March 10, is the deadline the receipt of ballot votes from local unions representing members in the pipeline construction industry.
More than 400 young women recently learned what it’s like to be a Teamster. The students from 22 vocational high schools received valuable career advice from Teamsters Local 25 in Boston at the first ever Massachusetts Girls in Trades Conference and Career Fair. It was there that they learned about what it’s like to work in construction and commercial driving occupations.
In the face of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision which opened the floodgates to dark money in the political process and greatly expanded corporate influence, Teamsters and other concerned shareholders are taking corporations to task on their corporate political spending and demanding transparency and accountability. A recent study demonstrates that U.S. companies that are more transparent with their political activities and expenditures are among the best performing as well.
March is Women’s History Month, and on March 8 we celebrate International Women’s Day. The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #BeBoldForChange.
BMWED President Freddie Simpson presents an update on national contract negotiations.