(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) – Teamsters at Pennsylvania State University voted to ratify their most recent contract by over 80 percent on Monday. The three-year agreement covers more than 2,600 workers in hospitality, maintenance, landscaping and various other support roles for the university.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by the Teamsters in response to the violence propagated by white nationalists and neo-Nazis during their planned rally in Charlottesville, Va. Saturday that led to the deaths of counter-protester Heather Heyer, as well as state Troopers Lieutenant H. Jay Cullen and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates.
(Seattle) – Today, at 7 a.m., Teamsters Local 174 members at concrete company CalPortland began an unfair labor practice (ULP) strike. The goal of the strike is to get the company to stop violating federal labor law and bargain in good faith.
(OAKLAND, Calif.) – Teamsters Local 853 will picket at Levi's Stadium in the days leading up to the Saturday, Aug. 19 pre-season San Francisco 49ers game versus the Denver Broncos.
(WASHINGTON) – Richard Mark, the Election Supervisor for the Election of International Union Officers, has issued a supplemental decision reaffirming his rejection last February of claims that the IBT violated the Election Rules.
(LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y.) – Teamsters Local 813 applauds the National Labor Relations Board Region 29 for issuing a consolidated complaint against joint employers Shred-It USA, Inc., and Stericycle, Inc., for anti-worker, anti-union activity.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union stands in solidarity with over 3,700 Nissan workers in Mississippi who are voting in their election to join the United Auto Workers today and Friday.
(WASHINGTON) –Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa applauded the efforts of Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) to repeal the 40 percent excise tax on comprehensive insurance plans included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and commended Senators who joined the effort and voted for repeal. Though the effort was not successful, the senators that supported repeal continue to demonstrate that they will fight for affordable health care for the middle class.