The following is a statement by International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on Fortune magazine naming XPO as “World’s Most Admired Company.”
Catch up on this weeks news and check out updates on Teamsters backing bipartisan house legislation to repeal cadillac tax, Teamsters taking part in the government shutdown, Hoffa and Teamsters call on Congress to reopen government, Teamsters Local 357 delivering lunch to air traffic controllers, VP Herrera discussing plight of sanitation workers, BLET members ratifying new contract with W&LE and more.
WASHINGTON) Teamsters, unions that represent federal workers and their allies participated in a protest at the U.S. Capitol earlier today. The action was done to show solidarity with federal workers who are either furloughed or working without pay due to the government shutdown which began December 22, 2018.
Ron Herrera, a Teamster International Vice President and Director of the Solid Waste and Recycling Division, spoke to Ed “Flash” Ferenc on America’s Work Force Radio today about the Martin Luther King Day Parade in Memphis this week and how the civil rights icon stood up for waste workers. The struggle for these workers, Herrera notes, continues today.
Wallace D. Clements of Sarasota, FL passed away on January 19, 2019 at the age of 91.
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.