(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the White House’s release of its “Summary of Objectives for the NAFTA Renegotiation” last night.
(LINCOLN, R.I.) – Twin River Casino is on a collision course with Teamsters who have set a strike deadline of today at 3 p.m. over management demands to slash workers’ health care. The union had filed charges with the state labor board over this issue.
GREAT NECK, N.Y. – Teamsters Local 812 and Clare Rose, the Anheuser-Busch distributor for Long Island, announced a tentative contract agreement today, covering drivers and warehouse workers who have been on strike since April 23.
(LINCOLN, R.I.) – Teamsters Local 251 has set a deadline for Twin River Casino to reach a fair contract or face a potential strike on Friday at 3 p.m.
(WASHINGTON) – Today, the Teamsters Union denounced the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Appropriations Subcommittee’s attack on highway safety and infrastructure investment during its mark-up of the 2018 funding proposal. While eliminating important funding for infrastructure improvement, the subcommittee compromised the very highway safety programs the bill funds by inserting provisions that would increase driver fatigue, if enacted.
(WASHINGTON) – Workers at Parsec, Inc. in Elwood, Ill., an intermodal rail transportation company, have voted overwhelmingly to form their union as members of Teamsters Local 179. The win is the second major worker victory at the company in the last nine months, and there are 507 intermodal workers in the bargaining unit.
Teamsters Local 104 SunTran members voted Saturday, July 8, 2017 for a three (3) year contract with an overwhelming 90% in favor. This contract was the most lucrative, including wage increases, health benefits and new language that will bring added security to the members of SunTran.
New York Presbyterian Hospital is under fire for taking furniture deliveries from Waldner’s Business Environments amidst a union lockout and terminations of long-time workers. Waldner’s refused to bargain a new contract with Teamsters Local 814 for several months, which the Teamsters call illegal.