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].
(WASHINGTON) –As Sysco attempts to overcome antitrust issues plaguing its proposed acquisition of US Foods, the transaction faces skepticism from elected officials, consumer advocates, food service establishments, workers and others. They warn there may be no adequate remedies to protect consumers in an industry that, in the words of lawmakers on the Senate Antitrust Subcommittee, “touches every single American consumer who eats meals away from home.”
(WASHINGTON) – Performance Food Group (PFG) drivers have the highest number of fitness and safety violations among the top 10 broadline foodservice industry players according to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) data.
(ATLANTA) – In a major victory, Sysco workers have voted to join Teamsters Local 528 in Atlanta. With 423 workers in the bargaining unit, the vote for Teamster representation is the biggest at Sysco in years. Today’s vote count of 220-141 comes as the Federal Trade Commission continues its review of the proposed merger between Sysco and US Foods, a transaction that could place Sysco and US Foods workers’ jobs in jeopardy.