(LINCOLN, R.I.) – Teamster Local 251 members have won an agreement for a new contract at Twin River Casino after a 41.5 hour strike from Friday afternoon through Sunday morning. Teamster members unanimously authorized a strike when Twin River demanded a contract that imposed health care cuts and eliminated workers’ job security.
(LOS ANGELES) – A cannabis cultivator who just last week reached a labor peace agreement with Teamsters Joint Council 42 for the right to organize some 150 employees at his three facilities in the city has been forced to shut down one location after a police raid resulted in a nearly $2 million loss for the company.
(MONTGOMERY, N.Y.) - Drivers who deliver groceries for United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) in Montgomery ratified their first-ever Teamster contract this weekend. The contract guarantees overtime pay after 40 hours worked in a week, yearly pay raises, protections against unfair discipline, among many other improvements demanded by the drivers.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the White House’s release of its “Summary of Objectives for the NAFTA Renegotiation” last night.
(LINCOLN, R.I.) – Twin River Casino is on a collision course with Teamsters who have set a strike deadline of today at 3 p.m. over management demands to slash workers’ health care. The union had filed charges with the state labor board over this issue.
GREAT NECK, N.Y. – Teamsters Local 812 and Clare Rose, the Anheuser-Busch distributor for Long Island, announced a tentative contract agreement today, covering drivers and warehouse workers who have been on strike since April 23.
(LINCOLN, R.I.) – Teamsters Local 251 has set a deadline for Twin River Casino to reach a fair contract or face a potential strike on Friday at 3 p.m.
(WASHINGTON) – Today, the Teamsters Union denounced the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Appropriations Subcommittee’s attack on highway safety and infrastructure investment during its mark-up of the 2018 funding proposal. While eliminating important funding for infrastructure improvement, the subcommittee compromised the very highway safety programs the bill funds by inserting provisions that would increase driver fatigue, if enacted.