(HOUSTON) —Teamsters Local 988 is proud to endorse Texas State Senator Sylvia Garcia for Congress. Garcia announced on November 14 that she would run for Congress in Texas Congressional District 29 for the seat that will be vacated by Gene Green, the incumbent not seeking reelection.
(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – As the holiday shipping season moves into high gear, UPS aircraft mechanics and related employees who maintain the company’s massive air cargo fleet are launching a nationwide advertising campaign to warn customers about the troubles brewing at UPS.
Park Ridge, Ill. – On Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, Teamsters Local 700 filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in the Circuit Court of Cook County against the Sheriff and the Merit Board. The motion seeks to prohibit the Merit Board from hearing or deciding any further disciplinary cases of bargaining unit employees unless, and until, the Merit Board is properly constituted.
(HOUSTON) – Teamster members and a workers’ rights expert addressed executives and stakeholders today during the Sysco [NYSE: SYY] shareholder meeting in the company’s hometown, Houston, Texas. Their message: Stakeholders could pay a deep price for the company’s systemic violation of federal laws that protect workers.
(ST. PAUL, Minn.) – Teamsters Local 120 Sysco drivers honored a picket line extension here today after company workers in Olathe, Kansas, began an unfair labor practice strike earlier in the day.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union strongly supports legislation introduced today by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA) that would establish a new agency within the U.S. Treasury Department authorized to issue bonds in order to finance loans to pension plans in financial distress.
(KANSAS CITY, Kan.) – Teamsters Local 41 Sysco drivers are now on strike at the company’s Olathe, Kan., distribution center after management allegedly threatened reprisals for the workers’ union activity. Nationally, Sysco faces multiple federal investigations of unlawful company surveillance, threats, discrimination, and terminations of union supporters in Kansas, Florida, California, South Carolina, Michigan and Washington.
(XENIA, OH) — On Nov. 6, Teamsters Local 957 members working for First Student approved an agreement with the company after five months of negotiations and the threat of a strike, which was narrowly avoided. The agreement was ratified by more than a 70 percent margin.