Leaders of local unions that represent ABF Teamsters met today and overwhelmingly approved the tentative ABF National Master Freight Agreement and supplements, paving the way for a member ratification vote to begin later this month.
Teamsters were represented in D.C. at a Congressional roundtable late yesterday on the potential impact of automation on drivers. The union stressed the importance of taking action now to ensure quality jobs into the future and provided a strong voice for working people on this issue.
Minneapolis beer truck drivers who are members of Local 792 are on strike over safety concerns.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about Equal Pay Day, which marks how much longer women must work in order to catch up to what male workers earned in the previous calendar year. Women, on average, earn only 80.5 cents to every dollar earned by men.
Mark your calendars to participate in an important Teamsters ABF conference call on Thursday, April 12 at 8 p.m. (Eastern) to get an update on the contract and the upcoming ratification process.
American Red Cross employees working at fixed-site blood collection locations in Weymouth and Boston, Mass., unanimously voted to be represented by Teamsters Local 170
XPO employees in Miami walked out this morning to begin an Unfair Labor Practice strike. The workers, who are represented by Teamsters Local 769, are fed up with the company's repeated labor law violations at the freight terminal.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters’ rail conferences in the U.S. and Canada today joined with unionized Mexican freight rail workers in calling for the inclusion of language in a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that would ensure that all industry workers on the continent are treated fairly and equitably.