Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today joined UAW members on strike at the General Motors Lake Orion Assembly Plant in Lake Orion, Mich.
Delia Huerta, 57, was performing her duties as a crossing guard on Sept. 16 when she was struck and killed by a vehicle in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Valley Glen. At the time, she was helping a student cross the street,who was also injured in the crash. Huerta was taken to a nearby hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.
On a busy second day in Montreal, Teamster women spent the day engaging and learning with their sisters at the various workshops held.
When three clerical workers at a DHL facility outside Baltimore went on strike last week because of a dispute over benefits, it might not have sounded like a big deal. But those workers are represented by the Teamsters, whose members have the right to honor a picket line of their fellow DHL colleagues if the picket line shows up outside their workplace.
It’s that time of year again: the kickoff of the annual Teamsters Women’s Conference! And this year we’re across the Northern border in Montreal, Canada, where Teamster women have gathered from across North America in solidarity and the unity of sisterhood to shape the future.
Teamsters Local 769 partnered with the IBT Human Rights Commission, UPS and others to help a 15 year old Miami Art Studio High School student organize relief for Hurricane Dorian survivors in the Bahamas.
Now that members have overwhelmingly approved Jack Cooper’s Last, Best and Final Offer – by a margin of 67% of the valid 1,295 votes cast – the proposed sale of the company is moving forward.
Teamsters from Boston and Atlanta at Republic Services are striking and picketing at locations in Massachusetts, California, Indiana and Georgia.