By the summer of 2019, Gatto and some of his co-workers were ready to act. Gatto called Teamsters Local 162, one of several Portland-area Teamsters locals that represents warehouse workers, asking for help. For more, click here.
Teamsters Stand in Solidarity with Sanitation Workers at MLK Day Marches in Atlanta and Los Angeles
Episode 183: Educating Teamster Kids
BMWED, SMART-MD Coalition Bargaining Update
BLET National Negotiations Update
A new year has brought increased pay for nearly 7 million low-wage workers in 22 states.
Thanks to a mix of lawmakers or voters themselves approving minimum wage hikes (and cost-of-living adjustments) in recent years, those at the bottom of the pay scale are getting much-deserved raises, ranging from a $1.50 an hour in Washington state and New Mexico to 10 cents an hour in Florida.
(TUKWILA, Wash.)—Amid stalled contract negotiations, a group of six specialized office workers at Recology in Seattle have voted unanimously to authorize a strike. These workers have chosen Teamsters Local 174 to negotiate their first contract, which is the same local that represents the drivers and dispatchers at Recology’s Seattle location. Though the group of workers is small, a strike would have a devastating impact on Recology customers throughout King County, as all Local 174 Recology Teamsters have the right to refuse to cross the picket line.
Teamsters Local 776 has created a fund to assist the families of Dennis Kehler and Daniel Kepner, Teamster members and a UPS sleeper team, who were killed in a pile-up accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike last Sunday.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union mourns the loss of two Teamsters Local 776 members and UPS drivers, Dennis Kehler and Daniel Kepner, who were killed Sunday in an accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Borden Dairy Co., one of America's oldest and largest dairy companies, on Monday became the second major milk producer to file for bankruptcy in the last two months.