Sacramento, CA –WE ARE ONE BIG UNION attended the Democratic Convention this past weekend to inform convention-goers of the looming threat of so-called “right to work” or RTW legislation. Two bills have already been introduced in Congress seeking to hamstring organized labors’ ability to organize and advocate on behalf of all working Americans.
Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling joined locked out workers protesting Shore Point Distributing. Over 100 workers have been locked out since April 30 by the Freehold Company.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the decision by 40,000 AT&T workers to begin a three-day strike today. The workers have been at the bargaining table for months seeking a fair contract, but the company has not delivered.
Learn about the Teamsters’ fight to help keep so-called right-to-work laws at bay both in states around the country as well as at the federal level, and efforts to halt other anti-worker legislation across the country. Plus, Teamsters airline mechanics compete at competition to show off their maintenance skills and union training. And finally, a song from one of the nation’s most beloved bluesmen.
(COLUMBUS, Ind.) – A delegation of Teamsters from West Virginia drove to Cummins Inc.’s [NYSE: CMI] shareholders meeting in Columbus today and demanded an end to Cummins’ high-deductible health plans that force families to pay $6,000 in annual deductibles before the plans even start covering workers and their families. They were joined by members of Teamsters Local 135.
(POMONA, Calif.) — A newly launched Internet campaign aimed at reminding Americans that “We Are One Big Union” was recently launched. The newly launched Facebook page and website are asking people to take a pledge to protect American workers:
The struggle for fair wages continues in workplaces across the nation. But as study after study has shown, it is women on the job who are facing the biggest uphill climb.