James Hoffa, the General President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (representing 1.4 million workers in North America), made a special visit to the picket line in Sahuarita. “This company is owned by a Mexican company that’s exploiting the American workers,” said Hoffa.
(FORT WAYNE, Ind.) – In the fifth day of an unfair labor practice strike at Fort Wayne’s United Natural Foods, Inc. [NYSE: UNFI] distribution center, Teamsters Local 414 members this morning extended pickets to Hopkins, Minnesota and Green Bay, Wisconsin. UNFI is under investigation for violation of federal labor laws in Fort Wayne.
(BURBANK, LYNWOOD & VENTURA, Calif.) – Airgas workers who are members of Teamsters Local 848 went on strike this morning at Airgas locations in Burbank, Lynwood and Ventura, Calif., to protest the company’s violations of federal laws that protect workers’ rights. Airgas illegally terminated four workers after a previous strike.
(POMONA and SAN DIEGO, Calif.) – Airgas workers who are members of Teamsters Local 848 put up a primary picket line yesterday at Airgas in Pomona, Calif. to protest the company’s violations of federal laws that protect workers’ rights. These Airgas employees supply gas to California facilities and businesses such as hospitals, nursing homes and local restaurants.
Members of Local 848 also extended the picket line to Airgas’ facility in San Diego today. All of the San Diego employees, who are members of Teamsters Local 542, refused to cross the picket line.
After a weeklong strike, the Teamsters and Canadian National (CN) have reached a tentative agreement to renew the collective agreement for over 3,000 conductors, trainpersons and yard workers in Canada.
Workers for Republic Services, the second-largest sanitation company in the US, are on strike amid new union contract negotiations with workers in 10 cities around the country.
(LISBON, Ohio) –– Following the rejection of D.W. Dickey and Son’s most recent offer on July 25, Teamsters Local 92 members have gone on strike at the company’s Columbiana, Lisbon, East Liverpool and Steubenville, Ohio locations. The workers deliver ready-mix concrete for the company.
Probation officers and youth counselors employed by the 16th Judicial Circuit Court have begun going door-to-door to alert Kane County families about the potentially rising danger presented by approximately 3,000 criminal offenders convicted of felonies and misdemeanors not being supervised by the striking public safety workers.