Teamsters Local Union 104’s Unfair Labor Practice strike against Sun Tran is now nearing the end of its eighth day with the striking employees and their supporters continuing to walk the picket line.
The collective bargaining agreement covering more than 530 Teamster represented employees of Sun Tran expired at 11:59 p.m. on Wed., Aug. 5, 2015, after negotiations between representatives of Teamsters Local Union 104 and Professional Transit Management, Inc., dba Sun Tran, failed to reach an agreement for a new collective bargaining agreement.
Members of Local 294 working at Redi-Mix in Scotia, New York, are picketing Cranesville Redi-Mix while they fight for a fair contract.
Another battle is raging in the state of Missouri against a right-to-work-for-less legislative attack on unions. And Teamsters are on the front line with other union members fighting for American workers.
On Monday, April 27, 2015, port truck drivers serving the nation’s largest port complex began a strike of four major drayage firms serving the twin ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach, where a crippling slowdown in early 2015 sent shock waves through the U.S. economy.
Teamster warehouse workers, operators, and drivers at Northwest Steel and Pipe in Tacoma, Washington, voted unanimously to strike last night. The strike vote took place Tuesday evening outside the company’s facility in Tacoma.
Dennis Pierce, National President of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and President of the Teamsters Rail Conference (U.S.), blasted Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) today for its growing culture of threats and intimidation toward its employees in the U.S. and Canada.
Canadian Pacific rail workers are on strike after talks over a new contract fail, according to the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference.