(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) – The 140 production, shipping and receiving, maintenance and quality assurance workers at Rogers Corporation in Narragansett, Rhode Island voted overwhelmingly on Thursday, September 12 to join Teamsters Local 251. The National Labor Relations Board certified the election on September 20.
(WASHINGTON) – Teamsters across North America stand in solidarity with the Amazon workers who are walking out of work as part of the Youth Climate Strike Week of Action. More than 1,500 members of Amazon Employees for Climate Justice (AECJ) are joining the Youth Climate Strike and walking out of work to demand that Amazon management “take responsibility for the impact that our business has on the planet and on people.”
(WASHINGTON) -- Workers at Giant Foods’ Fresh Food facility in Jessup, Md. will receive wage increases, improved benefits and more job security, among other improvements, under a five-year contract extension negotiated between Teamsters Local 730 and the company.
The current contract was set to expire on May 15, 2022, but will now expire May 15, 2027.
(WASHINGTON) – On Thursday, Sept. 12, a group of three office clerical workers at DHL Express in Hanover, Md. went on strike against the U.S. subsidiary of Germany based global delivery giant DP DHL. The dispute involves the company’s different treatment of the clerical workers compared to their delivery driver co-workers.
(BROOKLYN PARK, Minn.) – Workers at First Student in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their newest four-year agreement with Teamsters Local 638.
“The bargaining committee remained strong and united throughout negotiations, and we were able to present a committee-recommended offer to the membership,” said Trevor Lawrence, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 638. “The membership showed the committee their support by accepting this offer by a wide majority, and we look forward to four more years of labor peace.”
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the United Auto Workers’ (UAW’s) decision to strike at General Motors (GM) tonight.
(BOSTON)– Striking Marshfield Republic Services Teamsters extended their picket lines to Fall River. Hundreds of Teamsters from across New England began picketing at 3:00 a.m. outside Republic Services at 1080 Airport Road in Fall River. Teamsters Joint Council 10 members from the various Locals are “all in” in support of Local 25 drivers as the strike against Republic Services entered its 15th day.
(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters applauds the California Senate for voting to pass Assembly Bill 5 (AB5), legislation that will expand employment protections to thousands of workers who are currently misclassified by their employers as independent contractors. Governor Gavin Newsom has committed to signing it into law.