(WASHINGTON) – International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa has appointed Jason Rabinowitz as director of the Teamsters Public Services Division and Nina Bugbee as director of a newly created Health Care Division and director of the Women’s Conference.
(INDIANAPOLIS) – Yesterday, as a gesture of union solidarity, members of the Teamsters Local 357 Executive Board led a group of Teamsters employed by Republic Airline on a visit to the Indianapolis International Airport Terminal Radar Approach Control Facilities (TRACON) to bring lunch to air traffic controllers. The air traffic controllers, who have been working without pay due to the government shutdown, are members of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association.
(SAN FRANCISCO) –– Teamsters Joint Council 7 has issued its early endorsement of Mayor London Breed for reelection.
(PORT OF LOS ANGELES, Calif.) – After three months of operation without a valid lease, NFI Industries, the largest trucking and warehousing company serving America’s leading port complex, has announced its intention to vacate property owned by the Port of Los Angeles.
(PORT OF LOS ANGELES/LONG BEACH, Calif.) – Today, the United States Supreme Court in the case New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira ruled that workers in the transportation industry cannot be forced to waive their rights through private arbitration agreements. Click here to read the ruling.
(DALLAS) – The Teamsters have reached a tentative agreement with Southwest Airlines on behalf of members who work as material specialists for the commercial carrier. The nearly 300 material specialists at Southwest oversee the company’s technical operation inventory management across the network.
(SUDBURY, Mass.) – First Student drivers in Sudbury, Mass. represented by Teamsters Local 170 have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first collective bargaining agreement.
(PORT OF LOS ANGELES/LONG BEACH, Calif.) – Twenty-four California port truck drivers employed by NFI Industries/California Cartage, the largest goods movement operator at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, have been awarded nearly $6 million by the California Labor Commissioner for wage theft due to misclassification as independent contractors.