On Tuesday, Nov. 12, the California Trucking Association (CTA) filed a lawsuit to block implementation of California's Assembly Bill 5, presumably to allow California trucking companies to continue to violate multiple state and federal laws that define "employee" vs. "independent contractor."
(TUKWILA, Wash.) -- A group of 80 drivers, hostlers, and dock workers at USF Reddaway are celebrating after ratifying their first-ever Union contract with Teamsters Local 174. The group was completely nonunion just a few short weeks ago. They were recognized as Teamster members on October 30, 2019, and then voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first contract November 10, 2019. They now join their sisters and brothers in Kent, Burlington, and Pasco in Washington State as unionized Reddaway members.
Top leaders of 10 rail unions announced today that their organizations will be participating in coordinated bargaining in the round of national negotiations that began on November 1, 2019.
(CUMMING, Ga.) — Sanitation workers on strike at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] in Marshfield, Mass., extended their picket line to Republic’s operations in Cumming, Ga., early this morning. Republic Services workers in Cumming who are members of Teamsters Local 728 refused to cross the picket line in solidarity.
(DENVER) – Sysco-Denver's contract with 339 Teamsters Local 455 warehouse workers and drivers expires at midnight tonight, following 97 percent contract rejection and strike authorization votes by members on Sunday. Teamsters Local 455 members at Sysco-Denver service restaurants, schools, hospitals and other institutions across Colorado. Negotiations are scheduled to resume today.
(WASHINGTON) – The New York City Council today passed landmark legislation to reform the city’s private carting industry. For the past six years, the Teamsters Union has worked with a diverse coalition of groups to push this legislation forward and fundamentally transform New York City’s private carting industry. The Commercial Waste Zones Bill, Intro 1574, will improve working conditions for sanitation workers, hold carters accountable for violations, make streets safer and improve the environment.
(RENO, Nev.) — Drivers at Bell Limousine in Reno, Nevada have voted overwhelmingly to become members of Teamsters Local 533.
(EVANSVILLE, Ind.) - Sanitation workers on strike at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] in Marshfield, Mass., extended their picket line to the Republic facility in Evansville, Ind., this morning. Over 70 Republic Services workers in Evansville who are members of Teamsters Local 215 exercised their right to honor the picket line.