(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the release of reports from the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations (ACTPN) and Labor Advisory Committee (LAC) today regarding the finalizing of a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Hoffa is a member of both panels.
(INDIANAPOLIS) – Teamsters Local 135 and Republic Airline announced today that they reached a tentative agreement on terms of a new five-year contract for the roughly 2,100 Republic flight attendants represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
(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.