(WASHINGTON) – Grand Rapids, Mich., Sysco workers will vote on Teamsters Local 406 representation Thursday after a months-long anti-union campaign waged by their employer, accused of multiple federal law violations during union organizing campaigns around the U.S.
Domicile drivers at US Foods in Kalamazoo, Mich., voted yesterday to join Teamsters Local 337 in Detroit. The drivers voted more than 70 percent in favor of Teamster representation, joining more than 200 US Foods drivers and warehouse workers in Novi, Mich., who are already members of Local 337.
Around 50 workers and drivers joined a Teamsters Union Local 406 rally outside the food distribution giant Sysco Corporation on April 29. A huge black and gold Teamster truck was parked just outside the Sysco warehouse, bordering the Gerald R. Ford airport in Grand Rapids.
(WASHINGTON) –Teamsters protested Sysco Corporation [NYSE: SYY] outside the International Foodservice Distributors Association’s (IFDA) Washington Insight Conference on Capitol Hill today. Sysco is a member of the IFDA and is the largest foodservice distributor in America.
More than 70 Teamsters took part in a raucous rally Tuesday, April 21 to blast Sysco’s bullying of workers, its labor law violations and other misdeeds. The group of Teamsters chanted slogans and handed out fliers outside a food service industry meeting in Washington, D.C.
After voting by a 2-1 margin for Teamster representation last September, US Foods warehouse workers in Corona, Calif. unanimously approved their first contract on Sunday, March 15.
On Saturday, March 14, Teamsters Local 104 warehouse members in Phoenix, Ariz. attended a volunteer training focused on internal and external organizing.
(Reuters) - The Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday it has filed a lawsuit seeking to block a merger of Sysco Corp (SYY.N) and US Foods Inc [USFOO.UL].