(SAN FRANCISCO) – After more than two years of legal battles, Teamsters Joint Council 7 is commending the recent decision by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold the constitutionality of Assembly Bill 219 (A.B. 219), which amends section §1720.9 of the California labor code to include ready-mix concrete truck drivers to the types of workers protected by prevailing wage laws for public works projects.
(LISBON, Ohio) –– Following the rejection of D.W. Dickey and Son’s most recent offer on July 25, Teamsters Local 92 members have gone on strike at the company’s Columbiana, Lisbon, East Liverpool and Steubenville, Ohio locations. The workers deliver ready-mix concrete for the company.
Affiliates from the construction unions including the Steelworkers and Boilermakers met with Teamsters in Washington, D.C. this week to discuss challenges in the cement industry.
A full week after 86 Teamsters at CalPortland walked off the job and 208 other Teamsters in the sand and gravel industry prepared to do the same, everyone is now back to work after a deal was finally reached in the pre-dawn hours between Teamsters Local 174 and the five companies involved in bargaining. The contract was voted on by Local 174 members at CalPortland, Cadman, Stoneway Concrete, Salmon Bay Sand & Gravel, and Lehigh Cement at a 9:00AM meeting this morning. It was ratified by a 92% margin.
Today, on the sixth day of the Unfair Labor Practice strike against sand and gravel company CalPortland, the rest of the nearly 300 Teamsters in the sand and gravel industry prepare to join their 86 CalPortland Brothers on the picket lines.
(Seattle) – Today, at 7 a.m., Teamsters Local 174 members at concrete company CalPortland began an unfair labor practice (ULP) strike. The goal of the strike is to get the company to stop violating federal labor law and bargain in good faith.
Sand and gravel Teamsters represented by Local 174 in Seattle have voted to authorize a strike action.
Local 107 Ready Mix Teamsters from four different companies participated over the weekend in the largest continuous concrete pour in Philadelphia history, part of the $5 billion Penn First development that will bring a new hospital facility to the City of Brotherly Love.