CHICAGO — Funeral industry giant Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) refused an interest arbitration offer made by the Teamsters to end a five-month lockout of Chicago funeral directors and drivers.
(KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.) – The Teamsters Pennsylvania Conference announced today the formation of the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement and Correctional Officers Association, solidifying the strong on-the-job representation that Teamsters already provide to public employees statewide.
(WASHINGTON) –– Since May 13, 2013, more than 300 Teamsters have been locked out from their jobs without pay at IKEA's store in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. A representative from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters joined a delegation in Sweden this week to ask IKEA to end the abuse of its workers and stop the lockout.
Washington, DC — As negotiators for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) missed yet another deadline for completing the pact in Singapore early this morning, labor, environmental, consumer and Congressional leaders held a media briefing that called the U.S. Trade Representative's (USTR's) agenda for the pact into question. Pointing to the TPP's significant threats to jobs, the environment and consumer safety, they called for release of TPP texts and voiced strong opposition to "Fast Track" authority for the pact.
(TORONTO) –– Teamsters rallied outside the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) offices today, publicly calling on Teachers’ to stop worker and human rights abuses at EXAL Corp., an aluminum bottle manufacturer in Youngstown, Ohio. EXAL is owned and actively managed by the Canadian pension plan.
(Washington, D.C.) – Leaders today from Teamster local unions that represent members at YRC Worldwide, Inc. (YRCW) approved providing their members the ability to vote on the company’s proposed changes to the current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).