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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
New York City newspaper initiates pro-carriage campaign; BLET helps roll out cleaner engine on Earth Day; Florida county employees ratify Teamster contract; Pennsylvania sanitation workers vote to join Teamsters; Illinois school bus workers set to vote on joining union; Teamsters urge investor support for changes at Swift Transportation; Remembering those injured or killed on the job; A view of Teamsters history, and why more temporary workers is bad for American families
Teamsters help defeat right to work in Missouri and Maine; Teamster numbers growing at Penn State; UPS workers get jobs back; House should follow Senate’s lead on unemployment; Teamster taxi drivers making gains; Income inequality gets worse; Unanimous victory in Allentown; Art Fair to be 100-percent union; new Amtrak contract; Pipeline training; Corrections officers seek pay parity; contract for Phoenix/Lobo Teamsters.
U.S. Foods workers in Corona, Calif. seek Teamster representation as sale with Sysco looms; Judge approves Baltimore school bus workers’ $1.25 million settlement with Durham over unpaid wages; Teamsters applaud new Los Angeles waste plan proposal; Taylor Farms workers join with nephew of Cesar Chavez; former McDonalds managers admit to fudging worker pay; Why the same ‘ol, same ‘ol on trade isn’t a good idea for workers.
NLRB suspends Taylor Farms vote count after charges of extreme violations of election process and labor law against anti-union company; New York state probe raises questions about tax breaks given to UNFI; BMWED Amtrak workers awarded raises in arbitration; Chicago Teamster wins Democratic nomination for Cook County Board of Commissioners; Time to save workers from Wall Street wolves.