The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program will host four training sessions in late 2019 and early 2020.
The American labor movement is responsible for many things we take for granted—the weekend, the 40-hour work week and anti-child labor laws to name a few.
Leaders of local unions that represent workers at USF Reddaway convened via conference call on August 29 and unanimously endorsed the tentative TNFINC-Reddaway Freight Agreement covering approximately 1,300 Teamsters, paving the way for a vote by the membership. Read the highlights. View the Agreement.
A group of around 50 shuttle bus drivers working for MV Transportation Woodinville have voted to join Teamsters Local 174. The workers, who carry Amazon employees to and from work every day on large coaches, voted strongly in favor of becoming Teamsters. For more information, go to https://teamsters174.net/drivers-at-mv-transportation-woodinville-vote-to-join-teamsters-local-174/
The Teamsters Union is mourning the death of Baxter Leach, who participated in the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers' strike and who has stood with the Teamsters over the years to help raise standards for workers in the waste industry.
Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters mailed a letter to FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) shareholders urging a vote against the board’s “Say on Pay” proposal at the September 23, 2019 annual shareholder meeting and against Compensation Committee Chair Paul Walsh who has served on the committee for over 21 years.
Marcus King Appointed to Lead Teamsters Human Rights and Diversity Commission: Marcus W. King, President of New Jersey’s Teamsters Local 331, has been appointed as the Director of the Teamsters Human Rights and Diversity Commission.
The Last, Best and Final Offer (LBFO) from Jack Cooper will be voted on by the membership over the four days of September 6, 7, 8 and 9, 2019.