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Sysco Workers in Virginia Choose Teamsters Local 822

(Hampton Roads, Va.) – Sysco drivers voted overwhelmingly for Teamsters Local 822 representation on Thursday, Aug. 29, the third Teamster election win in three weeks at the nation’s largest broadline foodservice provider. Sysco South Florida workers in Miami won their election three weeks ago, and workers at Sysco-Sygma Kansas City won their election August 15.

 

A group of around 50 shuttle bus drivers working for MV Transportation Woodinville have voted to join Teamsters Local 174. The workers, who carry Amazon employees to and from work every day on large coaches, voted strongly in favor of becoming Teamsters. For more information, go to https://teamsters174.net/drivers-at-mv-transportation-woodinville-vote-to-join-teamsters-local-174/

Teamsters Union Stands With AT&T Workers on Strike

(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union stands in solidarity with over 20,000 AT&T workers who went on strike over the weekend in nine states across the Southeast. The workers are striking over unfair labor practices committed by management during negotiations for a new contract.

Green Bay Teamsters Reject Contract With Major Whole Foods Supplier, Authorize Strike

(GREEN BAY, Wis.) – On Saturday, drivers and warehouse workers at UNFI/SuperValu (NYSE: UNFI) in Green Bay, represented by Teamsters Local 662, voted overwhelmingly to reject the company’s proposed contract and authorize a strike. Approximately 150 Wisconsin Teamsters who distribute food to grocery chains such as Festival Foods, County Market, and Sentry, join the growing movement of UNFI/SuperValu workers across the country on the verge of a significant labor dispute.

Midwest Teamsters Reject Starbucks Supplier Contract

(HODGKINS, Ill.) – Yesterday, drivers and warehouse workers represented by Teamsters Local 710 at DPI Specialty Foods voted overwhelmingly to reject the company’s proposed contract. Nearly 300 drivers and warehouse workers, who deliver exclusively to over 900 Starbucks stores in the greater Chicago area, as well as in Minneapolis, St. Louis and Indianapolis, have been negotiating a new contract with DPI for months.

 

Hoffa: Proposed Hours of Service Changes Would Put Road Safety at Risk

(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a notice of proposed rulemaking unveiled by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today addressing hours of service changes for truckers that would lead to reduced roadway safety for drivers and the traveling public at large.

“While we continue to review these proposed regulatory changes by the FMCSA, the Teamsters have serious concerns about what we have seen thus far when it comes to these hours of service reforms. 

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