Kittitas County Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Thompson, a member of Local 760 in Yakima, Washington, was fatally shot Tuesday by a suspect who evaded a traffic stop. A second officer, Benito Chavez, was injured in the shooting and is in satisfactory condition. The suspect was shot and killed.
Listen to the latest edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast and learn how Sysco Teamsters are standing together against intimidation all across the country by organizing for power. Plus, remembering former Rep. John Dingell of Michigan, a friend of labor. And Joni Mitchell and her “Big Yellow Taxi”.
Check out the latest Teamster updates this week including Hoffa and Whitmer targetting infrastructure, skill training for future, drivers at DHL vote to join Local 986, YRCW bargaining update, Teamsters Local 284 win CeMex driver's job back, Teamsters celebrating Women's History month and more.
Check out the Teamsters Weekly Update for the latest on Drivers at Sysco joins Teamsters Local 769, XPO Logistics will close Warehouse, Teamsters Applaud Introduction of Legislation to Protect Tranist Workers, YRC Negotiations Continue on National Items and more.
Check out this weeks news to get the latest updates on teamsters ratifying anheuser-busch agreement, Hoffa statement on Fortune Magazine calling XPO, Hoffa speaking to Movie Teamsters, drivers at Sysco Sygma in Detroit join Local 337 and more.
Catch up on this weeks news and check out updates on Teamsters backing bipartisan house legislation to repeal cadillac tax, Teamsters taking part in the government shutdown, Hoffa and Teamsters call on Congress to reopen government, Teamsters Local 357 delivering lunch to air traffic controllers, VP Herrera discussing plight of sanitation workers, BLET members ratifying new contract with W&LE and more.
Ron Herrera, a Teamster International Vice President and Director of the Solid Waste and Recycling Division, spoke to Ed “Flash” Ferenc on America’s Work Force Radio today about the Martin Luther King Day Parade in Memphis this week and how the civil rights icon stood up for waste workers. The struggle for these workers, Herrera notes, continues today.
Check out the Teamsters Weekly Update for this week: A-B contract proposal, Rabinowitz and Bugbee appointed leadership positions, US Supreme Court ruling, Port truck drivers awarded nearly $6 million, Teamsters applaud bipartisan house pension reform bill, Teamsters Joint Council 7 endorsement of London Breed for Mayor, Southwest Airlines Material specialists tentative agreement reached and more.