(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds today’s announcement of the formation of a bipartisan, House-Senate Joint Select Committee to find a solution to the nation’s growing pension crisis which could threaten the retirement security of as many as 1.5 million active and retired workers. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) secured the formation of the committee as part of the budget compromise announced today.
(CHICAGO, Illinois) –Bus drivers and monitors in Chicago, Ill. voted unanimously to ratify their first union contract with First Student as members of Teamsters Local 777. The agreement covers approximately 115 workers and provides annual improvements throughout the life of the contract, which expires June 30, 2021.
(EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I.) – Shuttle drivers and maintenance workers employed by Standard Parking (SP Plus) at T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island are the newest workers to join Teamsters Local 251.
(TUKWILA, Wash.)—In an incredible and hard-won victory, a group of 90 fuel delivery truck drivers at APP/World Fuel Services voted on Saturday night to approve a new 3-year agreement with their employer.
(WASHINGTON) — Workers at ExpressJet ERJ who are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) voted to ratify a new tentative agreement today. The new contract covers approximately 500 mechanics, technicians and tool room attendants who are members of Teamster Locals 19, 210, 781, 783 and 964.
(ROCHESTER, N.Y.) – Despite announcements in 2015 of a potential plant shutdown, Teamsters Local 118 in Rochester, N.Y. and Kraft-Heinz have reached a new three-year agreement.
(BOSTON) – Today, U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal (D-MA) joined active and retired members of Teamsters Local 122 in Boston, Mass. for a press conference at the union’s hall in support of H.R.4444, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, legislation that will assist pension plans facing insolvency. Rep. Neal is the lead sponsor of the legislation that was introduced in Congress on Nov. 16, 2017.
(EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I.) – Six months after voting unanimously to join Teamsters Local 251, drivers at Construct Oil Company ratified their first agreement. The drivers work in East Providence, providing onsite diesel fueling for trucking companies.