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.
(HOUSTON) –Teamsters employed at Sysco and US Foods protested outside Sysco’s shareholders meeting today to demand answers to tough questions from the company’s Board of Directors about its proposed purchase of US Foods and the impact on thousands of jobs.
(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) - On Friday, Oct. 31, Sysco drivers voted to join Teamsters Local 41 in Kansas City, Mo. There are 43 drivers in the bargaining unit and the vote count announced today was 25-14.