The amount of time that striking New York workers must wait to begin receiving unemployment benefits has been reduced by a new state law.
Sales service representatives and account managers at American Bottling Company in Chicago voted in July, 2019, to become members of Local 727 and the local union has been fighting the employer to recognize the unit ever since.
No one has played a greater role in helping all Americans know the black past than Carter G. Woodson, the individual who created Negro History Week in Washington, D.C., in February 1926. Woodson was the second black American to receive a PhD in history from Harvard—following W.E.B. Du Bois by a few years.
Listen to the latest edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast and hear about the legacy of James R. Hoffa from the man himself as the union remembers him on the 107th anniversary of his birth.
The deadline for applying for an academic or vocational/training program scholarship from the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is March 2.
Teamsters Airline Division International Representative Chris Moore attended the Aero Engines Americas Conference in Miami on February 4 and 5 as part of the Airline Division’s continued strategy to stay on top of industry trends for the benefit of our membership.
Before he was a Motor Truck Driver for the City of Chicago, Bob Allen drove semi-trailers for a living and would often travel across state lines. One afternoon, during a blizzard, he was driving through Indiana in whiteout conditions when his truck jackknifed.
Separated by more than 900 miles in 1968, striking New York City sanitation workers were brought closer to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.-supported black sanitation workers strike in Memphis — through both coincidence and concern for their Southern colleagues.