(WASHINGTON) – The following is a joint statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte in response to the end of round two of NAFTA renegotiations in Mexico City earlier this week.
NEW YORK, NY – Teamsters Joint Council 16 President George Miranda, who also serves as president of the Teamsters National Hispanic Caucus, had the following statement on the administration’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which has provided legal status for 800,000 young immigrants. Joint Council 16 represents 120,000 workers in greater New York.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on the decision handed down from the White House today to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive order originally put in place under President Obama.
(OAKLAND, Calif.)—Skilled trades workers with the State Employees Trades Council (SETC-United) overwhelmingly voted to affiliate with Teamsters Local 2010 on Thursday, August 31.
(WASHINGTON) – Workers at multiple locations across the nation today “marched on their bosses,” delivering a clear message to management and demands that XPO Logistics, Inc. bargain their contracts in good faith without delays. They also want the company to respect the rights of its workers to organize and form a union without intimidation or harassment.
(WORCESTER, Mass.) — On Aug. 30, Teamsters Local 170 members that work as Special Education Drivers & Monitors at Durham School Services approved an agreement with the company after nine months of negotiations and the threat of a strike, which would have affected 12,000 students in the City of Worcester. The agreement, which covers approximately 130 workers, was ratified by more than a 90 percent margin.
(ROCHESTER, N.Y.) – The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ordered Palmer Food Services to attend a multi-day hearing to answer for numerous alleged unfair labor charges against the employer starting on October 16, 2017 in Buffalo.
(TUKWILA, WA) – Almost a year to the day after the National Labor Relations Board certified Teamsters Local 174 as the representative of a group of 50 O.M.A drivers and mechanics, the group voted by a margin of 95 percent last night to ratify their first contract, finally making them full-fledged members of Teamsters Local 174.