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Teamsters Denounce GOP Bill to Roll Back NLRB Joint Employer Ruling

(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union today denounced the introduction of legislation by House Republicans that would roll back the 2015 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) “joint employer” ruling in the case of Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc. The decision established stronger protections for millions of American workers by holding employers that rely on temporary or contracted workers accountable.

Teamsters Lead Rare Shareholder Victory at McKesson, Country's Largest Opioid Distributor

IRVING, TEXAS -- In a critical victory for corporate citizenship and responsibility, McKesson shareholders defeated on Wednesday the company’s “Say on Pay” executive compensation vote and threw their support behind much needed corporate governance reforms aimed at holding the nation’s largest drug distributor accountable for its role in fueling the opioid crisis. In an effort led by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, a long-term shareholder in McKesson, a majority of McKesson shareholders voted to reject the board’s request to approve McKesson’s executive compensation policies. The Teamsters argued the company’s executive pay practices risked insulating CEO John Hammergren’s from the legal, political and reputational risks surrounding the company’s role in the opioid crisis. In addition, the company acquiesced to the Teamsters demand to separate the positions of Chair and CEO.

 

New York-Area UNFI Drivers Win First Teamsters Contract

(MONTGOMERY, N.Y.) - Drivers who deliver groceries for United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) in Montgomery ratified their first-ever Teamster contract this weekend. The contract guarantees overtime pay after 40 hours worked in a week, yearly pay raises, protections against unfair discipline, among many other improvements demanded by the drivers.

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