This episode looks at what Martin Luther King, Jr. meant to the Teamsters, past and present. It examines the union’s long-standing devotion to equality and justice in the workplace, and how those decades-long efforts are being translated into the modern working world where corporations are trying to tamp down on collective bargaining rights and with it the wages and working conditions of those on the job.
Hundreds of representatives of local unions across the U.S. and Canada attended the opening day of the 6th Annual Pipeline Steward School and Officers Conference today.
This week the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) and ABF Freight resumed bargaining for a new national collective bargaining agreement and the union reported progress on some of the issues. The current agreement is set to expire on March 31, 2018.
Read the letter from Teamsters and other members of Investors for Opioid Accountability (IOA) to AmerisourceBergen shareholders.
The North Carolina Senate gave unanimous approval on Feb. 9, 2018, to Senate Resolution 709, a resolution approving the appointment of Vernon Gammon to the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System. Gammon was nominated to the post by Gov. Roy Cooper in May 2017.
Each year in February, Teamsters take a moment to reflect upon and remember a leader who changed the course of history for working men and women in America. James R. Hoffa, born February 14, 1913, served as General President of the Teamsters Union from 1957 to 1971.
Coming on the heels of an election last year where workers at Liberty Bakery Kitchen voted to be represented by Teamsters Local 653, the members have unanimously ratified their first contract with the company. The approximately 100 members are responsible for baking and delivering donuts to over 150 locations throughout New England.