(SAN FRANCISCO) — Front desk and reservations employees at the new Grand Hyatt at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) formed a union with Teamsters 856 this week, joining the over 1,000 hospitality workers already represented by the 17,000-member strong local.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about legislation approved by the House today that would comprehensively update the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to benefit workers.
“In approving the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, the House agreed to restore fairness to the economy at a time when income inequality has stifled the ability of far too many hardworking Americans to earn a decent wage that allows them to support their families.
(ATLANTA) – Yesterday the International Brotherhood of Teamsters filed a lawsuit against ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express carrier, in a federal district court in Atlanta. The lawsuit alleges that the company triggered a “major dispute” under the Railway Labor Act (RLA), the law governing airline and railroad labor relations, when it unilaterally offered a bonus program to attract new airframe and powerplant (A&P) mechanics while it was negotiating with the union over fair pay rates for those workers.
(PHILADELPHIA) – Today, Philadelphia school principals, vice principals and other administrative staff held a press conference at Teamsters Local 502 where they called on the School District of Philadelphia to immediately improve how it is handling findings of asbestos, lead and mold in Philadelphia schools.
(TUKWILA) – Teamsters Local 117 stands in solidarity with nearly 8,000 Swedish Medical Center workers who began a three-day unfair labor practices strike Tuesday morning. The workers are members of SEIU Local 1199NW.
(WASHINGTON) – Teamsters at DHL Express are voicing their support for DHL Express workers in the Republic of Korea who are members of the Korean Public Service and Transport Workers' Union (KPTU). DHL Express workers in South Korea have been seeking a first contract for the last seven months but, according to the KPTU, have been faced with bargaining avoidance and other unfair conduct from management.
(EAST PROVIDENCE; BARRINGTON, R.I.) – A tentative agreement was reached last night between Teamsters Local 251 and Ocean State Transit, a subsidiary of Student Transportation of America (STA). A strike vote had been taken last week.
(TRENTON, N.J.) – The Teamsters Union applauds New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy for signing and New Jersey legislators for passing an historic legislative package that will help protect workers from misclassification.