2019 is the centenary year of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), incorporating the Women at Work Initiative. Therefore, this International Women’s Day (IWD) is a great and important time in history to celebrate the contribution made by women transport workers, whilst highlighting the changes that still need to be made in order for women and men to live and work with equal status in the transport industry.
Members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) overwhelmingly ratified two new collective bargaining agreements with the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway (W&LE).
Today, in an annual community march through Memphis Teamsters from coast-to-coast joined with number of workers and unions, in a memorable event to honor Dr. King, organized by Teamsters Local 667, NAACP and AFSCME.
There are only two bakery factories in the U.S. that make and bake the famous girl scout cookies—the Interbake Foods bakery in North Sioux City, S.D. and the Little Brownie Bakers bakery in Louisville, Ky.—and Teamster members work at both.
Teamsters across the country will honor the legacy of civil rights and labor leader Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 21, 2019.
Check out the Teamsters Weekly Update for this week: A-B contract proposal, Rabinowitz and Bugbee appointed leadership positions, US Supreme Court ruling, Port truck drivers awarded nearly $6 million, Teamsters applaud bipartisan house pension reform bill, Teamsters Joint Council 7 endorsement of London Breed for Mayor, Southwest Airlines Material specialists tentative agreement reached and more.
Negotiations with Costco have concluded for the week. The Teamsters Bargaining Committee continues to make progress concerning the open language issue.
The seven Teamster local unions that represent UPS Teamsters covered by the Upstate and Western New York Supplement have reached a tentative agreement, and voting information will be mailed to members on Tuesday, January 22.