(EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I.) – A group of 95 school bus drivers and monitors in East Providence have voted in favor of having Teamsters Local 251 represent them in contract negotiations with Ocean State Transit. The group will join 105 bus drivers currently in contract negotiations who are already represented by Teamsters Local 251.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union stands in solidarity with French workers and their unions, on strike to protest proposed reforms to the nation’s pension system. The changes would negatively impact the majority of French workers.
WASHINGTON/LAVAL, QC) – Teamsters in both the United States and Canada are coming out in support of the new NAFTA following changes to the agreement made by Democrats in Congress.
The Teamsters Union has long opposed the North American Free Trade Agreement. Teamsters jobs are tied to trade and our members have suffered the impact of the original NAFTA for more than a quarter century. Teamsters want trade, but it has to be fair trade that puts working people and their families first.
(FORT WAYNE, Ind.) – In the fifth day of an unfair labor practice strike at Fort Wayne’s United Natural Foods, Inc. [NYSE: UNFI] distribution center, Teamsters Local 414 members this morning extended pickets to Hopkins, Minnesota and Green Bay, Wisconsin. UNFI is under investigation for violation of federal labor laws in Fort Wayne.
(TUCSON, AZ) – Teamsters and their allies in Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, and Florida rallied at Grupo Mexico’s CMX Theaters today to demand that U.S. and Mexico step in to stop violations of labor law.
(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) – The recent release of Partnership for Rhode Island’s audit of Providence Public Schools (conducted on behalf of the organization by Ernst & Young) is another public relations snow job on behalf of the business community.
(WASHINGTON) – Yesterday the International Brotherhood of Teamsters requested that the National Mediation Board (NMB) oversee negotiations for a collective bargaining agreement covering over 2,000 flight attendants at Republic Airways.
(BURBANK, LYNWOOD & VENTURA, Calif.) – Airgas workers who are members of Teamsters Local 848 went on strike this morning at Airgas locations in Burbank, Lynwood and Ventura, Calif., to protest the company’s violations of federal laws that protect workers’ rights. Airgas illegally terminated four workers after a previous strike.