Washington, D.C. - Today the Teamsters filed a motion in federal court seeking an order enjoining Allegiant Air from violating the status quo provisions as embodied in the 2010 Pilot Work Rules Agreement and in binding past practices that were in effect at the time Allegiant Air and the Teamsters began negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement.
(WASHINGTON) –– A five-year employee at the McKesson (NYSE: MCK) distribution center in Duluth, Ga., was interrogated by a supervisor for more than an hour without a witness and suspended, after he dressed up as McKesson CEO John Hammergren at a company costume party. A recording of the interrogation can be found here (http://bit.ly/1kpFhQi).
(Washington, D.C.) –Due to the strength and unity of the Washington, D.C. Taxi Operators Association, affiliated with Teamsters Local 922, the Washington, D.C. government has extended the passenger-console deadline from Dec. 1, 2013 to Jan. 15, 2014.
(TRACY, CA) – Today, Teamster members and fired Taylor Farms workers launched a one-day Unfair Labor Practice strike in protest against gross workers’ rights violations being committed by Taylor Farms at its facilities in Tracy, Calif. Community allies, faith leaders and supporters joined Teamsters and workers on picket lines and for a morning rally which was attended by California Assemblymember Roger Hernandez and Stockton, Calif., Mayor Anthony Silva.
(Providence, R.I.) – Dozens of educators, consumers, and labor and environmental activists gathered today to protest the unsustainable practices of organic food distributor United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) and retail partner Whole Foods Market (WFM) at UNFI’s annual shareholder meeting. They inducted UNFI and Whole Foods into the Corporate Tax Dodgers Hall of Shame (www.gettingourmoneysworth.org).
(HARRISBURG, Pa.) – Teamsters Local Union 776 in Harrisburg, Pa. will be donating more than $7,500 in toys to the Ronald McDonald House in Hershey.