Hoffa: Proposed Hours of Service Changes Would Put Road Safety at Risk: The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a notice of proposed rulemaking unveiled by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today addressing hours of service changes for truckers that would lead to reduced roadway safety for drivers and the traveling public at large
Teamster brothers and sisters filled the room, dressed in red to represent power, love and Teamster women on the 11thannual Women’s Day at the Teamsters National Black Caucus Conference. This is a day strictly for the women.
Today the 44th Annual Teamsters National Black Caucus Conference began in Louisville, Kentucky. This year’s theme was straightforward: “A New Time, A New Vision.”
Listen to the latest edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast and learn about the next steps pension reform supporters should be taking to ensure retirement security for some 1.5 million hardworking Americans. Plus hear about Willie Nelson and his grandfather’s “Immigrant Eyes”.
By an overwhelming majority of more than 96 percent, members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) ratified a new contract with SEPTA on July 30.
Teamsters Stand in Solidarity With UFCW, Condemn Mississippi Raids on Workers: Hoffa Calls for End to Policies Hurting Workers, Families: The Teamsters Union stands with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) as it works to protect its members against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids that are tearing families apart.
Captains and lieutenants at the South Correctional Entity (SCORE) in Des Moines, WA voted in their first-ever Teamsters contract with Local 117, which turned them from unrepresented, at-will employees to union members secured by a collective agreement and voice.
On August 5, 2019, leaders of local unions that represent members at Jack Cooper met by tele-conference and voted overwhelmingly to send members a Last, Best and Final
Offer (LBFO) aimed at saving more than 2,200 Teamster jobs for a vote in the near future.