Getting the low down on the future of automated trucks and how truck driver jobs and highway safety could be affected; an update on the XPO Logistics campaign; the value of Teamsters running for public office; and Queen Latifah’s long history as a union member.
Learn about the Teamsters’ fight to help keep so-called right-to-work laws at bay both in states around the country as well as at the federal level, and efforts to halt other anti-worker legislation across the country. Plus, Teamsters airline mechanics compete at competition to show off their maintenance skills and union training. And finally, a song from one of the nation’s most beloved bluesmen.
Inside the Teamsters’ XPO organizing effort, including why the giant logistics company is bad for workers and what unions across the globe are doing about it. Plus, how Philadelphia’s soda tax is killing good Teamster jobs across the City of Brotherly Love. And finally, how a former Army captain got his song in the hands of the “Man in Black”.
Listen to Teamster Nation News for March 8-14.
Teamsters Call on XPO CEO Jacobs to Improve Worker Rights; IIO Withdraws Recommendation of Charges Against Hall; Regional Freight Coordinators Appointed; UPS Aircraft Mechanics Ask for Release from Mediated Negotiations; Contract News; Organizing News; This Week in Teamster Music; Mexican Trucks at Center of New NAFTA Debate
IBT Election Results Certified; Unions Unite to Celebrate DOL Nominee’s Withdrawal; Carhaul Locals Endorse Tentative Agreement; Teamsters Laud DeFazio’s NAFTA Resolution; Union Plays Big Role in Defeat of RTW in N.H.; Contract News; Organizing News; This Week in Teamster Music; Anti-Union Forces Set Sites on Iowa Public Sector Workers
O’Brien, Soehl Appointed to Lead Package, Freight Divisions; Union to Fight Kellogg’s Elimination of 1,200 Jobs; Teamsters Denounce Missouri RTW Law; Local 700 Files ULP Against Illinois County; Teamster Disaster Relief Fund Offers Assistance in Mississippi; Contract News; This Week in Teamster Music; Senate Bill Would Tamp Down on Construction Wages
Teamsters Come Out Strong Against RTW Measure; Union Endorses Rep. Ellison for DNC Chair; IBT Raises Concerns about Gorsuch Supreme Court Pick; Local 251 R.I. Hospital Workers Join Rally; Teamsters Ask White House to Reconsider Fed Contractor Order Statement; JC 32 Backs Frey for Minneapolis Mayor; This Week in Teamster Music; House GOP Renews War on Workers with RTW Bill