Here are the news stories of interest to Teamsters for this week, April 15-21, 2017.
BLET Urges Rail Infrastructure Investment At House Hearing
Local 107 is on Big Stage for NFL Draft
Illinois Teamsters Honor Workers on May Day
NY Newsday: Teamsters Support Strikers at Clare Rose
(ROSEMEAD, Calif.) — Today, union representatives and consumer advocates distributed educational handbills to customers at Rite Aid [NYSE: RAD] stores in Rosemead, Calif. The handbills read, “Tell Rite Aid: Attacking People’s Health Care is Bad Business” and “Rite Aid: Bad Deal for Workers.”
On Friday, April 14, 2017, the California Labor Commissioner issued Orders, Decisions, and Awards (ODA’s) in the amount of $855,285.62 to four (4) port and rail drivers working for XPO Logistics’ (NYSE: XPO).
New laws in Iowa and Wisconsin that outlaw project labor agreements are latest GOP-led blow against workers.
(WASHINGTON) – Leading independent proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) is opposing Tenet Healthcare Corp.’s (NYSE: THC) “Say on Pay” report because its redesigned 2016 long-term incentive program is undermined by lack of disclosure of relevant financial goals as wells as the Board of Directors decision to revert back to a $9 million target for incentive pay despite continuing losses to shareholder value. The negative recommendation sets up the specter of an investor revolt at the annual meeting on May 4 in Dallas, Texas.
Thanks to a strong, unified group of workers, members of Teamsters Local 585 near Pittsburgh won the right to keep their union at Waste Management.