Following an internal investigation, the McKesson (MCK) board absolved senior management of any failures to oversee the distribution of opioid painkillers, an issue that has haunted several wholesalers as the opioid crisis in the U.S. worsens.
This week in Philadelphia the American Arbitration Association counted and certified the votes cast for the new Amtrak contract for members of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division (BMWED).
Dozens of new Teamster business agents are gathered at the Teamsters headquarters in Washington D.C. this week for a Business Agent Skills in Survival (BASIS) training put on the Teamsters Leadership Academy and the IBT Training and Development Department.
Sen. Ricardo Lara of California introduced legislation in Sacramento today seeking to end the exploitation of port truck drivers.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters are sounding the alarm about a proposed change to the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act (FAAAA) that would halt the ability of states and localities to set any workplace rules for truck drivers in their jurisdictions.
A year after McKesson Corp. announced a $150 million settlement with the U.S. government over allegations it failed to properly oversee shipments of painkillers, a board committee cleared directors and senior executives of wrongdoing. The report came in response to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which last year questioned whether McKesson had failed to comply with its duty to ensure opioids were shipped only to pharmacies filling legitimate orders.
Voter information for the ABF contract ratification was mailed on Thursday, April 19 and votes are due by 8 p.m. (Eastern time) on Tuesday, May 8.
(WESTMONT, Ill.) – With more than 80 percent voting in favor of union representation, school bus monitors at First Student in Westmont, Ill. have become the newest members of Teamsters Local 777