Workers at Parsec, Inc. in Commerce, Calif. who belong to Local 986 have overwhelmingly ratified a first contract that provides substantial wage increases, a better and more affordable health care plan, real union representation and other major improvements.
The National Negotiating Committee has agreed to a settlement in principle on the National Master UPS agreement, subject to the resolution of supplemental agreements and approval by UPS local unions.
Read the Teamsters Weekly Update! Find out about the union’s work in raising awareness about gender discrimination and sexual harassment at XPO; Joining in solidarity with Teamsters Canada on trade issues; President Hoffa pledging unity with the UAW; Greece Central (N.Y.) Teamsters agreeing to a new four-year deal; Philly school, city leaders joining with Teamster school administrators to call out school violence; Teamsters and other unions challenging anti-worker Presidential Executive Orders; and African immigrants calling for justice in the death of NYC trash hauler.
Delegates representing 24,000 members of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division (BMWED) re-elected Freddie Simpson as their national president during the second day of their Fourth Regular Convention.
Members of the BMWED opened their Fourth Regular Convention today with over 330 delegates in attendence.
As Travis Bornstein stepped to the microphone at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters' annual convention, the details of his son's death 18 months earlier remained bitterly fresh.
Port truck drivers and warehouse workers from XPO Logistics, K&R Transportation and Cal Cartage recently held a town hall in Carson, California, to talk about the daily exploitation they face from their employers.
A pair of investor coalitions is successfully using shareholder proposals to pressure drug makers and wholesalers to change their pricing and oversight of opioid distribution, respectively. And the outcomes reflect the extent to which concerns over these issues are resonating with stockholders.