(WASHINGTON) – Workers at Parsec, Inc. in Elwood, Ill., an intermodal rail transportation company, have voted overwhelmingly to form their union as members of Teamsters Local 179. The win is the second major worker victory at the company in the last nine months, and there are 507 intermodal workers in the bargaining unit.
Teamsters Local 104 SunTran members voted Saturday, July 8, 2017 for a three (3) year contract with an overwhelming 90% in favor. This contract was the most lucrative, including wage increases, health benefits and new language that will bring added security to the members of SunTran.
New York Presbyterian Hospital is under fire for taking furniture deliveries from Waldner’s Business Environments amidst a union lockout and terminations of long-time workers. Waldner’s refused to bargain a new contract with Teamsters Local 814 for several months, which the Teamsters call illegal.
(NATIONWIDE) – Ahead of Amazon’s largest single-day sales event, pilots who fly for Amazon Prime Air are taking their concerns about the future of the delivery service directly to Amazon customers. Pilots from Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) and Air Transport Services Group (ATSG)—which, together, are contracted to fly 40 planes for Amazon Prime Air by 2018 – launched a nationwide advertising campaign detailing the intensifying issues at their airlines and the potential risks for Amazon Prime customers.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters believe XPO Logistics, Inc.’s stated plan to buy more companies and expand its global operations to Asia and beyond is fraught with risk because of the company’s record of integrating businesses while implementing unsustainable policies and practices that harms its workforce.
(LINCOLN, R.I.) – Teamster valets at Twin River Casino and Entertainment Center have voted unanimously to authorize a strike.
(ORINDA, Calif.) – City of Orinda workers, members of Teamsters Local 856, have voted to go on strike to protest unfair labor practices committed by the city.
The Teamsters Union is calling for any federal legislation regarding ‘self-driving’ technology to take into account public safety and the millions of working Americans employed in transportation and related industries.