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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.
Southern California Teamsters talk up union at NASCAR event; LA/Long Beach port truck drivers win crucial victory; Unions, lawmakers line up against Missouri No-Rights-At-Work bill; Pasco County, Fla. government employees reach long-sought agreement with county; Taylor Farms workers to vote on Teamster representation this week; Charleston, S.C. school bus drivers air grievances against Durham bus company; Why being poor is bad for your health.
U.S.-Korea trade deal is another example of unfair trade run amok; Teamsters stand up for port drivers nationwide; Southwest, Teamster-represented flight simulation technicians reach agreement; Kentucky committee kills Right-to-Work (for Less) bill; New York state reaches deal with McDonalds in wage theft probe.
Actor Liam Neeson sticks up for Teamster-driven New York City horse carriages; Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa says unions need to fight states’ anti-labor agendas; McDonald’s acknowledges it will likely have to raise wages; A call for public investment in mass transit.
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