Following a six-month organizing effort, 140 warehouse workers, drivers and other employees at Wismettac Asian Foods voted on September 19 to join Teamsters Local 630 in Los Angeles. The vote count was 75-22 in favor of union representation.
The Teamsters National Black Caucus (TNBC) recently wrapped up another successful conference, held this year in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Classified employees of West Contra Costa Unified School District voted overwhelmingly today to join Teamsters Local 856 as they push for improved wages, health care and other benefits.
Workers at DHL NH LLC had enough of management abuse and voted overwhelming to join Teamsters Local 251 in East Providence, Rhode Island on June 7.
(CHICAGO) – University of Chicago student library employees have voted to unionize, with over 80 percent of voters supporting affiliation with Teamsters Local 743. These workers, 226 in total, known as the Student Library Employee Union (SLEU), and affiliated with Teamsters Local 743, will be the first nationally-recognized undergraduate and graduate student union at a private university.
Workers at Cott Beverages in Ft. Worth, TX have voted to join Teamsters Local 997. The 79 new members manufacture third-party soft drink beverages for big-box stores such as Walmart and Costco.
A group of twenty-nine workers at Canteen Vending have voted to join Teamsters Local 810 in Long Island City, New York. The new members work as vending drivers, vending helpers, pantry drivers, pantry helpers, and warehouse helpers. The vote was 22 – 6 in favor of voting to join the union.
Delivery drivers working for Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits in the Fort Myers, Fla., area have voted to join Teamsters Local 79