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Hoffa: Teamsters Offer Deepest Condolences Over Synagogue Shooting

(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about Saturday’s shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh that took the lives of 11 congregants and left six injured, including four law enforcement officials.

“The Teamsters, like millions of other Americans of good will, were horrified by the senseless, hate-fueled shooting at a Pittsburgh temple this weekend that took the lives of 11 people merely trying to practice their faith as they have the constitutionally-protected right to do as U.S. citizens.

Teamsters Local 174 Welcomes 13 New Members at Waste Management

(TUKWILA, Wash.) – After a swift organizing campaign, a group of 13 workers at Waste Management voted unanimously to join Teamsters Local 174 on Friday, Oct. 26. The group, which is made up of mechanics, welders, and utility maintenance personnel, will join nearly 500 other Waste Management sanitation members who perform work as truck drivers, operators, mechanics, welders, sorters, and transfer station drivers in Teamsters Local 174.

Construction Teamsters Covered By Western Washington AGC Agreement Ratify Contract

(TUKWILA, Wash.)—At meetings held throughout Joint Council 28, hundreds of Teamsters working in the construction industry voted to ratify a new 3-year agreement. The agreement covers all Western Washington construction industry Teamsters working under the Associated General Contractors (AGC) construction agreement, and all associated white paper agreements that are signatory to the AGC. Union negotiators will now work on the remaining white paper agreements that are not signatory to the AGC.

Hoffa: MLB Players Don’t Get a Pass When It Comes to Honoring Picket Lines

(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa. 

”Members of the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers made a bad call by crossing the picket lines of their union brothers and sisters currently striking at the Ritz-Carlton and six other Marriott-affiliated hotels in Boston instead of finding another place to stay during the MLB postseason.


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