(PARK RIDGE, Ill.)—The May Day event scheduled for May 1 in Chicago is supposed to be a celebration of International Workers’ Day, a day to empower the middle class to stand up for all workers’ rights. However, we have learned this is not the only message that is being communicated to the labor community.
The workers who deliver, sell, and merchandise Budweiser, Heineken, and other beer products to Nassau and Suffolk Counties walked the picket line today, largely stopping distribution on Long Island.
(FORT WAYNE, Ind.) – Fort Wayne-area Red Cross workers in the mobile and fixed site blood collection units have selected to be represented by Teamsters Local 414 in a card-check agreement. The count, tallied today, means that the local union has gained 142 bargaining unit members.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) –NetJets aircraft technicians and related employees represented by the Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 284 are calling on the leaders of the company to stop denying workers pay increases and provide the job security that comes with a viable in-house maintenance system.
(ROSEMEAD, Calif.) — Today, union representatives and consumer advocates distributed educational handbills to customers at Rite Aid [NYSE: RAD] stores in Rosemead, Calif. The handbills read, “Tell Rite Aid: Attacking People’s Health Care is Bad Business” and “Rite Aid: Bad Deal for Workers.”
(WASHINGTON) –The Teamsters Union supports today’s signing of the ‘Buy American and Hire American’ Executive Order by President Donald Trump. The initiatives that promote American workers and investment in domestic products will help the country take a positive step toward a stronger economy.
(PURCHASE, N.Y.) – Following a tentative agreement on April 5, 2017, Teamster flight dispatchers at Atlas Air, Inc. and Polar Air Cargo have voted today to ratify changes to their existing contract. One-hundred percent of the flight dispatchers voted, with 74 percent voting in favor of ratification.
(SAN FRANCISCO) – More than 130 commuter shuttle drivers with Chariot will have the opportunity to vote for Teamster representation in the coming weeks, after the union officially filed for an election.