Affiliates from the construction unions including the Steelworkers and Boilermakers met with Teamsters in Washington, D.C. this week to discuss challenges in the cement industry.
Anheuser-Busch has a long history of finding creative ways to move beer. It was the first company to use refrigerated rail cars in the 1870s. Much more recently, it shipped 50,000 cases of beer 120 miles using a self-driving semi truck.
Officers were elected this week to the Teamsters Rail Conference.
Verizon is investigating complaints of sexual harassment filed by eight women against a Memphis firm it contracts with for shipping of cell phones.
Teamsters are ramping up efforts to convince lawmakers to back the Butch Lewis Act of 2017.
Over the weekend, IPods for Wounded Veterans (IFWV), a charity founded and overseen by retired Teamster and Vietnam veteran Paul Cardello, celebrated its 22nd visit to veterans in need. The organization provides free electronics and other goods to veterans in hospitals who are recovering from injuries that they received in combat.
U.S. commercial pilots are one of the few remaining strongholds of America’s diminished labor movement, but Flexjet LLC is trying to upend that conventional wisdom. Anti-union advocates are watching as a battle between the Teamsters and the jet-leasing company plays out, with one non-profit group representing Flexjet employees who are pushing to get the union out.
An internal review of management behavior at the healthcare company over opioid distribution prompted by complaints from shareholder International Brotherhood of Teamsters gives company officials a clean bill of health.