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Feb 23, 2017, 14:41 ET Teamster UPS Aircraft Mechanics File For Release From Mediation

After more than three and a half years of UPS refusing to agree to a new contract with aircraft mechanics and related classifications, Wednesday...


Feb 22, 2017, 15:47 ET Teamsters Endorse Maria Elena Durazo For DNC Vice-Chair

The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa: "Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters proudly endorses Maria...


Feb 22, 2017, 15:43 ET Nestlé Teamsters Ratify New Contract

Confectionary workers at the Burlington, Wisc. Nestlé plant ratified a new five-year agreement this weekend, securing a strong contact that...


Feb 22, 2017, 14:35 ET Teamsters International Officer Election Certified

The results of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters election of officers have been certified by election supervisor Richard Mark. The...


Feb 22, 2017, 14:31 ET IIO Charges Against Ken Hall Withdrawn

Statement regarding the withdrawal of charges by the Independent Investigations Officer (IIO) against General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall. By...


Feb 22, 2017, 11:28 ET Salesforce Teamsters Ratify First Contract

Teamsters who work for WeDriveU, a bus contractor for Salesforce in San Francisco, Calif., ratified a strong first contract this weekend that...


Feb 22, 2017, 09:46 ET Paul J. O'Brien Retires From Building Contractors Association

After a career that has spanned four and half decades of service in the organized construction industry, Paul J' O'Brien announced, at the January...


Feb 21, 2017, 22:19 ET FMCS Statement on Negotiations Between Honeywell Aerospace and United Auto Workers Locals 9 & 1508 (South Bend, IN & Green Island, NY)

John Pinto, Acting Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) issued the following statement today regarding the mediation...


Feb 21, 2017, 12:49 ET Morton Hospital Nurses and Health Professionals Ratify Contract with Steward Health Care

The 350 registered nurses and health care professionals (HCPs) of Steward Healthcare's Morton Hospital in Taunton, who are represented by the...


Feb 21, 2017, 11:21 ET USW Marks Anniversary of Mine Disaster that Killed 65

The United Steelworkers (USW) union released the following statement today from USW International President Leo W. Gerard marking the anniversary...


Feb 20, 2017, 13:20 ET Milwaukee Teamsters Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract With Roundy's

More than 700 Teamsters that work at Roundy's Distribution Center in Oconomowoc, Wisc., overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year contract that...


Feb 17, 2017, 15:27 ET EPA Workers' Union, AFGE, Responds to Scott Pruitt Confirmation

J. David Cox Sr., national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, which represents more than 9,000 employees at the...


Feb 17, 2017, 13:11 ET Liberty Bakery Kitchen Employees Vote To Join Teamsters

Workers at Liberty Bakery Kitchen in Brockton voted this week to join Local 653, joining a dozen drivers at the facility that produces donuts for...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:00 ET AT&T, CWA Reach Tentative Agreement Covering Former DIRECTV Employees in Four States

AT&T* has reached a tentative agreement with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in negotiations covering CWA-represented former...


Feb 17, 2017, 08:51 ET USW Lauds Bipartisan Effort to Defeat New Hampshire "Right-to-Work"

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union is gratified that House members in New Hampshire soundly defeated so-called "right-to-work"...


Feb 16, 2017, 16:28 ET Head of Largest VA Union Urges Lawmakers to Protect Workers' Representation Rights

The head of the largest union representing federal and D.C government workers today urged Congress and the Trump administration to protect the...


Feb 16, 2017, 15:01 ET Teamsters Applaud Defeat Of Right-To-Work Legislation In New Hampshire

The Teamsters Union applauds the defeat of right-to-work legislation in New Hampshire today, where the House of Representatives voted 200-177 in a...


Feb 16, 2017, 10:45 ET Teamsters Support Resolution To Renegotiate NAFTA

The Teamsters Union applauds the introduction of a resolution by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) calling for the start of the renegotiation of the...


Feb 16, 2017, 06:04 ET First Ever Values-Based Hiring Webinar - Next Week

Next week Unitive, the software platform that empowers any company to make consistently great hires, will host their first ever webinar, The REAL...


Feb 15, 2017, 17:31 ET Workers Deliver Petition to Station Casinos about Health and Safety Risks, says UNITE HERE

Workers recently presented Station Casinos' management with a petition signed by one hundred occupational health professionals calling on the...


Feb 15, 2017, 16:26 ET Puzder's Withdrawal as Labor Nominee is Victory for Working People, AFGE Says

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "Andrew Puzder's decision to...


Feb 15, 2017, 11:45 ET Lowe's Hiring More Than 1,700 U.S. Employees To Provide Personalized Customer Support

Each week, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) serves more than 17 million customers in stores, online, on the phone, in customers' homes and on the...


Feb 15, 2017, 06:00 ET Association of American Educators Lawsuit to Protect Freedom of Association Could End Forced Union Dues

The Association of American Educators (AAE), the largest national, non-union teachers' association, and eight of its California member educators...


Feb 14, 2017, 17:47 ET Communications Workers of America Vote to Ratify Agreement Covering Former DIRECTV Employees in Seven States

Leadership of the Communications Workers of America has notified AT&T* that former DIRECTV tech support employees in seven states have voted to...


Feb 14, 2017, 16:46 ET Teamster Corrections Employees Bring Their Demands To The State Capitol

More than two hundred Teamsters working for the Department of Corrections, along with their families and supporters, converged on the state capitol...