(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.
Teamsters Remember Sept. 11, 2001
Workers at NFI/Cal Cartage Express Walk Off the Job for Unfair Labor Practices
Teamsters in Boston and Atlanta Strike and Picket Republic Nationwide
Hoffa: Teamsters Stand in Solidarity With Striking GM UAW Members
(BOSTON) – Striking Marshfield Republic Services Teamsters extended their picket lines to Southern California early this morning. Members began picketing outside 17121 Nichols Lane in Huntington Beach, CA, where members of Teamsters Local 396 work.
Week four in the Teamster Nation Blog digest of Teamster-attended candidate events found members hearing from presidential contenders in Illinois, Iowa and New Hampshire.
An overwhelming majority of the Teamster members working at carhaul Jack Cooper have approved the company's Last, Best and Final Offer.
(CUMMING, Ga.) – Sanitation workers went on strike at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] here this morning to protest the company’s violations of federal laws that protect workers’ rights.
(SAN JOSE and FREMONT, Calif.) – Sanitation workers on strike at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] in Marshfield, Mass., extended their picket line to California early yesterday morning. Republic Services/Allied Waste workers at the company’s Newby Island Resource Recovery Park in San Jose—including recycling, organics, mechanics, collection and administrative employees—exercised their right to refuse to cross the picket line on Thursday morning.