(COMPTON, Calif.) – After only a three-month campaign, drivers at World Oil in Southern California have voted by more than a two-to-one margin to join Teamsters Local 572. The 78 drivers are responsible for transporting petroleum byproducts for recycling and processing.
(SEATTLE) –Ahead of Verizon’s annual shareholder meeting Thursday, leading groups in the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements are calling on Verizon CEO Lowell C. McAdam and the company’s board of directors to meet with them and discuss next steps to end pervasive sexual harassment and misconduct in Verizon-contracted warehouses. The letter comes as female workers employed at the Verizon-contracted XPO Logistics warehouse in Memphis recently filed a wave of complaints with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). After receiving the group’s letter, Verizon stated on Wednesday that it will investigate the complaints.
(ELGIN, Ill.) – Today marks the third day of a strike by probation officers and youth counselors working in Kane County, Ill. The Teamster members are on strike protesting the lack of progress over wage negotiations and unfair labor practices committed by their employer, the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court, and calling for a fair contract to end the strike.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa regarding the House’s vote yesterday to include a version of the Denham Amendment, which would usurp state and local workplace rules for truckers, into the reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters are sounding the alarm about a proposed change to the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act (FAAAA) that would halt the ability of states and localities to set any workplace rules for truck drivers in their jurisdictions.
(RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division, today filed for mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB) following six months of negotiations with management over a new collective bargaining agreement for Flexjet and Flight Options pilots.
(WESTMONT, Ill.) – With more than 80 percent voting in favor of union representation, school bus monitors at First Student in Westmont, Ill. have become the newest members of Teamsters Local 777
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—The cargo pilots of Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l, the Independent Pilots Association, and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Airline Division issued the following statement concerning the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 4) introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday.