(FORT WAYNE, Ind.) – Teamsters Local 414 drivers, warehouse and maintenance workers went on strike this morning at the Fort Wayne United Natural Foods, Inc. [NYSE: UNFI] distribution center to protest the company’s violations of federal laws that protect workers’ rights.
(SAN FRANCISCO) – Workers for e-scooter company Spin joined Teamsters Local 665 today via card check agreement, becoming the first e-scooter workers to organize in San Francisco.
(POMONA and SAN DIEGO, Calif.) – Airgas workers who are members of Teamsters Local 848 put up a primary picket line yesterday at Airgas in Pomona, Calif. to protest the company’s violations of federal laws that protect workers’ rights. These Airgas employees supply gas to California facilities and businesses such as hospitals, nursing homes and local restaurants.
Members of Local 848 also extended the picket line to Airgas’ facility in San Diego today. All of the San Diego employees, who are members of Teamsters Local 542, refused to cross the picket line.
(SEATTLE) – Teamsters Local 117 has achieved a significant victory in the fight to bring workers in the gig economy a voice on the job. The Seattle-based local led the way in helping to pass a new law this November that will institute a first-ever grievance procedure for the City’s more than 30,000 Uber and Lyft drivers.
(CAHOKIA, Ill.) – After a 45-day organizing campaign, drivers at First Student have voted to join Teamsters Local 50 by a margin of more than three-to-one. The 33 workers provide student transportation for Cahokia School District 187.
(BAKERSFIELD, CA) -- A group of line and city drivers at XPO Logistics in Central California have voted by a nearly 3-1 margin to join Teamsters Local 87, joining workers at seven other locations who are demanding fairness at one of the nation's largest logistics companies. The election took place Friday, December 6.
(LOS ANGELES) – Drivers at Universal Intermodal Services in Los Angeles, Calif. have voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local 848, joining their Teamster coworkers in Indiana and Michigan to demand fair treatment and working conditions.
(WASHINGTON) – Mechanics at ExpressJet, a regional carrier for United Airlines, recently wrapped up a week of informational picketing at the company’s locations in Cleveland; Houston; Newark, New Jersey; Chicago and Alcoa, Tennessee. The picket was geared towards informing the flying public of ongoing negotiations with the company.