The Port of Los Angeles has announced that the Toll Group has been selected to negotiate with the port to lease the 85-acre port-adjacent site, which includes 600,000 square feet of warehouse space and prime open land for harbor trucking operations.
Teamster-represented workers at YRC Freight, Holland and New Penn have voted to approve the national master portion of the new YRCW National Master Freight Agreement that raises wages, restores a week of vacation and protects benefits.
Teamsters National UPS Agreement Takes Effect, Final Supplement Ratified: The five-year contract covering about 250,000 Teamster-represented workers at UPS will take effect at 12:01 a.m. tomorrow, Monday, April 29, after workers in Michigan ratified the last outstanding supplemental agreement.
By a vote of 52-2, port trucking drivers at Seldat Distribution, Inc. in Southern California have voted to join Teamsters Local 63.
Officers with the Smyrna Police Department in Delaware unanimously approved their first contract as members Local 326 last week, backing an agreement that raises their pay above that of other area law enforcement while reducing their health care costs. The contract for the 25 officers also includes arbitration settlement language, the right to challenge discipline, lay off language, an upgrade in bullet-proof vests and a temporary work policy for injured employees.
Railroad workers in communities near the Navajo Nation territory received important safety training on April 10-14 in Winslow, Ariz., thanks to Teamsters and other rail union grantees of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Worker Training Program.
Since 2014, OSHA has designated the first full week of May as National Stop Construction Falls week.
Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a new law to crack down on the sham unions in the private carting industry. The legislation, which was sponsored by City Council Member Antonio Reynoso, was a long-time priority of Teamsters Local 813.