(BOSTON) – Striking Marshfield Republic Services Teamsters extended their picket lines to Fall River, Massachusetts early this morning. Members began picketing outside 1080 Airport Road in Fall River after Republic moved trucks and equipment from the Marshfield yard to Fall River yard.
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(BOSTON) – Early this morning, Teamsters Local 25 resumed negotiations with Republic Services only to have them break down again in the face of company stonewalling. After less than two hours at the table, management’s anti-union, Phoenix-based negotiator offered nothing new to the Teamsters negotiating team.
On Thursday, August 29, by a vote of 117 to 25, workers at the intermodal rail transportation Parsec in Austell, Georgia voted to join Local 728.
Labor Day actions won't be limited to just a calendar day this year for the Teamsters.
Week three in the Teamster Nation Blog digest of Teamster-attended candidate events found members hearing from presidential contenders in Nevada and South Carolina. A summary of their responses are below.
Monday, Aug. 26
- Charleston, S.C.: Beto O’Rourke, former U.S. congressman from Texas, issued his support for workers’ rights and collective bargaining when asked about it by a Teamster member.
Wednesday, Aug. 28
The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program will host four training sessions in late 2019 and early 2020.