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Teamsters Joint Council 7 lobbies the California legislature for the passage of A.B. 219

Teamsters Applaud Ruling On A.B. 219

(SAN FRANCISCO) – After more than two years of legal battles, Teamsters Joint Council 7 is commending the recent decision by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold the constitutionality of Assembly Bill 219 (A.B. 219), which amends section §1720.9 of the California labor code to include ready-mix concrete truck drivers to the types of workers protected by prevailing wage laws for public works projects. 

Teamsters Join International Delegation of Coca-Cola Workers at Atlanta Protest

(ATLANTA) – Teamsters Union-represented Coca-Cola workers and their union representatives joined an international delegation of Coca-Cola [NYSE: KO] workers today to protest Coke’s Human Rights Forum at the company’s global headquarters in Atlanta. Coke workers and their representatives protested the company’s ongoing human rights violations around the world.

Hoffa: Appreciating Truckers Means Keeping Rules That Make Roads Safer

(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to “National Truck Driver Appreciation Week”.

“The nation’s 3.5 million truck drivers do yeoman’s work keeping the U.S. economy humming by transporting goods from coast to coast. The Teamsters thank the President and other elected officials for recognizing the crucial role that these workers play in keeping our country moving forward.

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