(SOUTH EASTON, Mass.) –– Teamsters Local 653 members in Massachusetts who work at West Bridgewater Public Library, Raynham Center Water District and Liberty Bakery Kitchen have ratified three strong first-time agreements containing wage and working condition improvements.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the Senate’s failure yesterday to approve legislation that would have created a pathway to citizenship for as many as 1.8 million “Dreamers” brought to the U.S. by their parents as children who face the threat of deportation next month if Congress doesn’t act.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters Solid Waste & Recycling Division Director Ron Herrera in response to the death of Jeremy Gordon, a Teamster and 24-year driver at waste provider Recology, who died late last week in a collision while delivering a garbage compactor to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.
(PLAINFIELD, Ind.) –– Republic Airline pilots who are members of Teamsters Local 357 have ratified a contract extension of their 2015 collective bargaining agreement.
(PROVIDENCE) – Skilled maintenance workers at Roger Williams Medical Center represented by Teamsters Local 251 in East Providence, R.I. unanimously ratified a first contract following more than a year of fighting for improvements on the job.
Following a year-long effort to join Teamsters Local 630 in Los Angeles, warehouse workers, drivers and other employees at Wismettac Asian Foods voted on February 6 in favor of Teamster representation.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds today’s announcement of the formation of a bipartisan, House-Senate Joint Select Committee to find a solution to the nation’s growing pension crisis which could threaten the retirement security of as many as 1.5 million active and retired workers. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) secured the formation of the committee as part of the budget compromise announced today.
(CHICAGO, Illinois) –Bus drivers and monitors in Chicago, Ill. voted unanimously to ratify their first union contract with First Student as members of Teamsters Local 777. The agreement covers approximately 115 workers and provides annual improvements throughout the life of the contract, which expires June 30, 2021.