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McKesson Corp. said in March it would dismiss 1,600 workers in the U.S. and expects the departures will cost about $300 million, mostly in severance payments. Chief Executive Officer John Hammergren is staying put, which might be just as well for the drug distributor’s bottom line.
(LAS VEGAS) –– Teamsters from Philadelphia and nationwide resolved at the union’s 29th International Convention to join together in opposition to soda taxes that hurt good jobs in the beverage industry.
I got my first job as a sanitation worker in 1985 at a private company in the Bronx. The pay – $16.10 an hour – was good for a 15-year-old black man at the time. And it was more than a job; it was the beginning of a career.
Swift Transportation's failure to rein in CEO Jerry Moyes' excessive pledging of stock highlights deep concerns with the company's corporate governance and the material risks created by having a board beholden to a minority stockholder through a dual-class voting structure. Read the letter, here.
(WASHINGTON) – Thousands of Teamster retirees from across the country joined together at a rally at the U.S. Capitol today to protest the proposed cuts to their pensions by the Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund (CSPF). The retirees received pledges of support from more than a dozen members of Congress in their fight to protect their hard-earned pension benefits.
(South Charleston, W.Va.) –– Teamsters Local 175 has voted to endorse Booth Goodwin for governor of West Virginia.
(CHARLESTON, W.Va.) – The Teamsters Union today is lauding a court ruling that will require West Virginia University (WVU) to make available seven previously redacted emails about a report detailing the economic impact of so-called right to work (RTW). The West Virginia Legislature approved RTW legislation last month.
(CHARLESTON, W.Va.) – The following is the official statement of Teamsters General Secretary-Treasurer and Local 175 President Ken Hall on the West Virginia Legislature’s override of Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s vetoes of so-called right-to-work and prevailing wage legislation today: