(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) – In a major victory, Sysco workers in West Palm Beach voted to join Teamsters Local 769 in Miami. With 84 drivers in the bargaining unit, the vote for Teamster representation was 66 to 15, an 81.5-percent margin of victory. It is the first Sysco facility in Florida where workers have formed a union.
Sysco workers in Michigan are mourning the loss of a former co-worker, Don Horn, who died on Monday, Feb. 8 about a year after he was callously fired by the company.
(PHOENIX) – Today, Teamsters Local 104 extended unfair labor practice picket lines from Phoenix to US Foods facilities across southern California, affecting the nation’s second-largest foodservice provider’s Corona, La Mirada and Vista, Calif.,operations.
More than 200 Teamsters – members of Local 104 in Phoenix – are on strike against U.S. Foods after the foodservice giant engaged in bad faith bargaining and discrimination against workers. The warehouse workers, drivers, and mechanics who have been working without a contract for months set up picket lines on Feb. 5 to protest unfair labor practices.
(PHOENIX) – Teamsters Local 104 members with US Foods took up unfair labor practice pickets today, charging the nation’s second-largest foodservice provider with bargaining in bad faith and discriminating against its union workforce as they attempt to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement.
(ATLANTA) – Teamsters Local 528 members, whose fight to win union representation has lasted more than 18 months, ratified a first contract that provides strong union protections for more than 400 workers at Sysco’s Atlanta facility on Saturday.
The June, 2015 edition of the Food Processing Division newsletter featured articles about US Foods, Sysco, an organizing victory at Woodbridge Winery, and the cannery council's preparations to negotiate a master contract.