By a unanimous vote yesterday, the 11 members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a resolution calling on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) to consider compliance with AB5 in its issuance of permits. AB5 is a law recently passed by the California Legislature which will expand employee status to thousands of workers misclassified by their employers as “independent contractors.”
Teamsters kicked off the 2019 Teamsters National Hispanic Caucus (TNHC) Convention in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Attendees heard from TNHC President and International Vice President George Miranda, from Joint Council 16 New York Teamsters, as well as San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, The Teamsters Union announced that it stands in solidarity with French union members on strike and engaged in negotiations with XPO Logistics, Inc.
Listen to the latest episode of the Teamster Nation Podcast and learn how Local 1932 in San Bernardino, California stood up for its 11,000 public sector members and in the process got them better health care and pay that will improve the lives of their families for years to come. Plus, “Claudette” and the Everly Brothers.
Workers at a grain elevator and feed store in Jerseyville, Illinois have voted to join Local 525.
On Tuesday Teamsters gathered on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. with fellow public sector unions to say in one voice that federal employees are fed up and are rising up!
“We’re tired of workers being targeted for political reasons,” said Jason Rabinowitz, Teamsters Public Services Director. “Workers who serve our country every day should be treated fairly.”
The Tradeswomen Build Nations conference is scheduled for October 4-6, 2019 at the Hilton Minneapolis in Minnesota.
Following through on actions taken by delegates to the BLET’s Fourth National Convention in 2018, BLET National President Dennis R. Pierce has authorized the creation of a Short Line Department at the National Division level.