(NEWARK, N.J.) – Legal counsel for The Professional Mover’s Union, Teamsters Local 814, has filed unfair labor practice charges against Cort Furniture, a Berkshire-Hathaway subsidiary. The charges filed today with the National Labor Relations Board are based on what union officials say was the retaliatory firing of 19 workers, most of whom had spoken out about poor coronavirus safety practices and who had also recently signed cards to unionize.
The following is a statement by Ron Herrera, Teamsters International Vice President and Director of the Port Division, and President, LA County Federation of Labor. This statement concerns AB5, a law passed by California which makes it harder to misclassify workers, an already illegal practice in the state. The comment is on amicus briefs filed by the Los Angeles City Attorney, City of Oakland, and California Federation of Labor in CTA v. Becerra.
(TUCSON, Ariz.) – Teamsters Local 104, along with representatives from seven other international unions, concluded negotiations today without making progress with Grupo Mexico’s subsidiary, ASARCO, over a new contract covering about 2,000 hourly workers at five ASARCO mining locations in Arizona and Texas.
Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today joined UAW members on strike at the General Motors Lake Orion Assembly Plant in Lake Orion, Mich.
The American labor movement is responsible for many things we take for granted—the weekend, the 40-hour work week and anti-child labor laws to name a few.
Listen to the latest edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast and learn about the next steps pension reform supporters should be taking to ensure retirement security for some 1.5 million hardworking Americans. Plus hear about Willie Nelson and his grandfather’s “Immigrant Eyes”.
Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa appeared on Fox Business’ “Mornings with Maria” on Wednesday to discuss the Democratic debate in Detroit as well as economic and trade policy.