Following the devastation of Hurricane Michael, Teamsters formed a disaster relief labor coalition with the Florida AFL-CIO to provide assistance to residents of the Florida Panhandle.
Local 773 represents clerical workers at the Bethlehem Area School District in Bethlehem, Pa. A few years ago, a group of secretaries at the school district formed a support group after they were diagnosed with breast cancer. Together the Local 773 members fought and beat the disease. They helped with fundraising for the American Cancer Society (ACS) in the years following their recovery, and most recently they decided to nominate their local union president for the ACS’ Real Men Wear Pink initiative, a campaign where individual men embark on a fundraising drive for ACS throughout the month of October.
As the number of lawsuits over the opioid crisis mounts, Cardinal Health (CAH) is being pushed by members of an investor coalition to overhaul the way executive pay is calculated in order to reflect the potential cost of any settlements or fines.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared a major disaster for the state of Florida on October 11, 2018 for victims of Hurricane Michael.
On October 20, Unite/HERE workers on strike against Marriott hotels will be holding rallies across the country.
Emergency Medical Technicians at AMR in Seattle continued contract negotiations with the company this week as their contract with the city came to an end. The EMTs, members of Local 763, are seeking wages commensurate to their counterparts working at AMR in other areas of the country.
On August 16, 2018, representatives from the Teamsters Military Assistance Program (TMAP), along with representatives from Joint Council 3, the Teamsters Passenger Transportation Division, First Group (FG) and ABF, participated in the Soldier for Life Open House at the U.S. Army installation in Fort Carson, Colorado.
Listen to the latest episode of the Teamster Nation Podcast and learn how Teamster women are using union power to earn more, learn more and lead more on the job. Plus rocker Joan Jett tells women to stand up for themselves, even if it gives them a “Bad Reputation.”