In a series of financial transactions, Jack Cooper announced on June 29, 2017 that it had successfully reduced the company's outstanding debt by $300 million which in turn will reduce annual interest by nearly $10 million.
Teamster recycle and yard waste drivers who work at Republic Services achieved an historic victory on June 25. With the terms of their new contract, the group accomplished a goal that they had pursued for more than three decades: Wages and working conditions that are equitable with the garbage drivers.
Political coordinators from Teamster local unions across the U.S. have been meeting this week in Washington, D.C., to discuss ongoing legislation that affects working families.
Kentucky Teamsters' fight against UPS's use of golf carts as a delivery vehicle is featured today in the Wall Street Journal. Local 89 argues that having the golf carts share the road with cars and trucks puts workers at risk.
Teamster brothers and sisters across the U.S. make, package, warehouse and deliver a whole variety of barbecue items.
Earlier this month, after hearing from Teamsters Local 853 drivers and dispatchers, both Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) and the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) opted to delay a five-year renewal of their contract with Transdev. This important move could lead to improved benefits and wages for Teamsters members.
ITF General Secretary, Steve Cotton, discuss Teamsters in the U.S. supporting transport worker struggles world-wide and International Transport Workers Federation building union power during an interview on RadioLabour.net.
Members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) working at Indiana and Ohio Railway recently ratified a new contract.