In an effort to help make its members healthier and to reduce the costs of health care in general, Teamsters Local 135 has taken steps to meet these goals.
The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) exchanged initial national contract proposals with ABF yesterday, kicking off national negotiations that will continue next month.
In the past year, Teamsters Joint Council 7 has organized and lifted standards for workers at a rapid pace, welcoming 5,000 new members to the union. Joint Council 7 represents 23 local unions and serves members in Northern California, the Central Valley and Northern Nevada.
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen has issued a statement about the Amtrak derailment in Washington state.
Duke Snyder first got his start with Teamsters in 1957 when he got a job as a driver at Shafer Beer, which became Warren Distributors. Eventually, he was elected shop steward. Snyder served in that role for a number of years in addition to being elected to Local 125’s executive board. In these roles, he took an integral role in negotiations for Local 125’s brewery contracts.
Maintenance of way department employees on the New England Central Railroad, who voted to join the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Division (BMWED) earlier this year, today ratified their first contract and are now officially part of the BMWED's Northeastern System Federation.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union today denounced a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision handed down last night in Hybrand Industrial Contractors Ltd. that rolls back the agency’s 2015 “joint employer” ruling in Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc. (BFI).
Local 31 in Canada had a successful year organizing new members, with more than 500 new members joining the local in 2017.