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Hundreds Demand Fair Wages, Dignity For Abused Temp Workers At World’s Leading Salad Processor; Obama Issues Order Halting SEPTA Strike; Iron Mountain Drivers Vote To Join Local 986; BLET Members Ratify New Contract With Metra; Uber Needs To Follow The Same Rules As Everyone Else; and it’s a Teamster’s Holiday.
Hoffa Calls On Congress To Protect Highway Safety; Teamsters Discuss Strategies As Part Of Fund Meeting; EPA Proposal Would Cost Rail Jobs; Teamsters Demand Crackdown On Cheap Korean Steel Imports; Sysco, US Foods Merger Could Harm Competition; Chicago Area Dispatchers, Service Reps Join 727; Teamsters Continue Picket Line At Clifton Steel; This Week In Teamster History; Meet Mark McPherson From Joint Council 37 In Oregon; Ending Worker Exploitation Is Key To Healthy Economy
Teamsters, Taylor Farms Push Temp Bill Passed in Calif.; BLET Members Overwhelmingly Authorize SEPTA Strike; House Backs Pro-“Buy American” Amendment; Local 1224, 769 To Lead Campaign To Unionize Pilots; OnTrac Line Haul Drivers OK First Teamster Contract; Illinois Town Employees Ratify Teamster Contracts; Teamster Driver For Baltimore Newspaper Wins Back Pay; Applications Now Being Accepted For Hoffa Essay Scholarship; Remembering Tiananmen Square; This Week In Teamster History; U.S. Workers Treated Worse Than Many In Third World
Local 727 defends funeral workers at SCI shareholders meeting; Average CEO compensation crosses $10 million in 2013; Cities, states take up raising minimum wage on their own; Student debt takes bite out of economy; Teamsters stand with workers in
Durham school bus employees join Hoffa at U.K. shareholders meeting to protest poor conditions; State, local leaders probe workers’ rights violations at Taylor Farms; Chicago-area paratransit drivers vote to join Local 727; Illinois Circuit Court members ink new deal; Illinois police department chooses Teamsters; Don’s Johns workers sign up with Local 639; Airgas members join Local 25; Josh Zivalich of Local 769 tells of the fight going on in Florida; Why Teamsters need to back pro-worker candidates in 2014.
NLRB sides with school bus Teamsters in battle against Durham as Hoffa takes the fight to the UK; IKEA warehouse workers in Washington state approve first contract; Teamsters at Sikorsky to continue work on presidential helicopters; General Fund representatives present shareholder resolution at Republic Services’ annual meeting; Teamster taxi drivers in D.C. want tougher rules for private sedan services; Teamster Rail Conference officers reelected; This Week in Teamster History; and how recession continues in rural America with no end in sight.
Record-setting amount of Teamsters come together on behalf of workers at 11th Unity Conference; Anheuser-Busch Teamsters ratify new contract that retains them as best paid U.S. brewery employees; Oakland, Calif. political leaders rally behind Taylor Farms organizing effort; Lilly Ledbetter to join New York City Teamsters at Friday rally; Meet Marvin Kropp, president of Joint Council 13 and secretary treasurer and principal officer of Local 618 in Missouri; Report shows new jobs are not paying as well as the old ones they are replacing.
Hoffa takes aim at two companies for callous indifference; Members urged to call Congress to oppose fast track; Southern California port truck drivers stage strike; New UPS contract takes effect; Taylor Farms workers push Calif. bill to protect temps; Teamsters laud S.C. school board’s decision to investigate Durham; Celebrating workers worldwide; Lawmakers need to wake up to ALEC’s bad influence