For months, 66 workers laboring at a city-contracted recycling plant in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, sought to unionize. Their employer, Sims Municipal Recycling, resisted. The workers threatened a strike. They voted Friday and joined Teamsters Local 210.
On March 2, 2017, warehouse workers at Sysco in Post Falls, Idaho voted 19-8 to join Local 690 in Spokane, Washington.
On Monday, February 27 a second call was conducted to present Teamster carhaul members with information about the tentative National Agreement and Supplements.
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The following is a statement from Philadelphia Teamsters Local Union 830 Secretary-Treasurer Daniel H. Grace on the layoffs announced today by Pepsi.
If elected officials of all political stripes are truly interested in getting more Americans back to work, they'll support a rewrite of NAFTA.