The following is a statement from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters on the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) decision to grant petitions preempting the state of California’s meal and rest break rules. The announcement was made at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2018 in what was clearly an effort to avoid public scrutiny of the corporate giveaway at the expense of working men and women.
(SEATTLE) – The union representing EMT’s and paramedics at American Medical Response (AMR) has reached a tentative agreement on a new contract with the employer.
(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters calls on Congress and the President to end the current budget impasse that could result in the partial closure of the federal government.
(TUKWILA, Wash.) – Seattle-area drivers employed by Chariot, a micro-transit service owned by Ford Smart Mobility LLC, have chosen to join Teamsters Local 117. The workers authorized the union as their exclusive bargaining representative through a card check process conducted by an independent arbitrator last week.
(ATLANTA) – International and domestic flights served by Gate Gourmet departing from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta may experience delays or go without food service during the holiday travel rush. The disruptions could impact Delta (NYSE: DAL), Gate Gourmet’s largest customer, as well as several international airlines.
(DULLES, Va. and ATLANTA) – Today, hundreds of Gate Gourmet employees and representatives of the Teamsters and UNITE-HERE unions alerted air passengers about unsafe conditions in the airline food catering industry, at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and at the United Airlines [NASDAQ: UAL] terminal at Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia.