(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.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters applaud congressional leaders for removing a poison pill policy rider from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill which would have undercut the working conditions of tens of thousands of American truck drivers.
A new California law attempts to resolve a long-running disupte over wages and working conditions for port truck drivers by putting big retailers--who foot the freight bill--on the hook for labor violations by the cargo carriers.
(SAN FRANCISCO) — Members of Teamsters Local 853 who are shuttle bus drivers for high-tech companies have ratified a strong agreement including wage increases and a secure retirement.
Teamsters Local 320 set up an informational picket protest the Center of the American Experiment’s Celebration of Janus v. AFSCME featuring Mark Janus and Rebecca Friedrichs.
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) – Following a five-month campaign, drivers and mechanics at Apple Bus in St. Joseph, Missouri voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local 955 on Tuesday, Sept. 11.
(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.
(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.