After nearly a year of negotiations that led to a strike authorization vote, a group of 90 grocery home delivery drivers working for Safeway.com voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first-ever Teamster contract last night.
(ATLANTA) – Just after midnight on Friday, Aug. 10, sanitation workers employed by Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] walked off the job to protest the company’s violations of federal labor law.
The 120 drivers, helpers, mechanics and dispatchers who are members of Teamsters Local 728 in Atlanta allege that Republic broke federal law when it took work away from full-time mechanics and outsourced it to subcontractors.
The workers ended their strike at 3:30 pm on Friday.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about Missouri voters defeating Proposition A on the statewide ballot yesterday, which ensures workers will be able to continue to come together to negotiate contracts that pay more, bring better benefits and protect their safety on the job.
(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is opposed to OSHA’s attempt to repeal some of the requirements contained in its May 2016 final rule, “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses.”
Sanitation workers employed by Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] voted yesterday to authorize a strike to protest the company’s violations of federal labor law.
(DAYTON, Ohio) – Teamsters Local 957 announced today its endorsement of Zach Dickerson to serve as the next lawmaker to represent Ohio State House District 42, saying he will stand up against those trying to tamp down on the interests of hardworking Ohioans.
Dickerson met with Local 957 on several occasions and pledged to advocate for the interests of union members. He understands the importance of collective bargaining and advocating for workers on the job. And he will oppose those who have sought to reward a corporate class that has punished the middle class.
Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa led a ‘get out the vote’ rally at Teamsters Local 332 today in support of Gretchen Whitmer for Michigan governor.
(LISBON, Ohio) –– Following the rejection of D.W. Dickey and Son’s most recent offer on July 25, Teamsters Local 92 members have gone on strike at the company’s Columbiana, Lisbon, East Liverpool and Steubenville, Ohio locations. The workers deliver ready-mix concrete for the company.