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12 Jun, 2017, 11:42 ET USW: NAFTA Renegotiations Must Lead to More Jobs, Higher Pay and Better Future for all Workers

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement in conjunction with a press call to reveal...


12 Jun, 2017, 11:21 ET Lizette Delgado-Polanco Elevated to Political Director at Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters

The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) announced today that Lizette Delgado-Polanco has been elevated to Political Director of the...


09 Jun, 2017, 14:08 ET University of Chicago Student Library Employees Join Teamsters

University of Chicago student library employees have voted to unionize, with over 80 percent of voters supporting affiliation with Teamsters Local...


09 Jun, 2017, 11:59 ET Teamsters: Belmont Stakes Boycotts Anheuser-Busch And Clare Rose Over Strike

On the eve of the Belmont Stakes, Belmont Park joined the boycott of Anheuser-Busch distributor Clare Rose over the company's poor labor practices...


08 Jun, 2017, 15:16 ET Union Warns Against Driverless Trucks Hauling Hazardous Material

Hazardous material drivers and gas cylinder fillers who work at Airgas here have been negotiating a new contract since the current agreement...


08 Jun, 2017, 14:20 ET Broadway Casting Directors Union Rallies Outside Tony Awards Rehearsals

Broadway casting directors rallied with union and theater supporters outside the Tony Awards rehearsals at Radio City Music Hall, calling for a...


07 Jun, 2017, 13:11 ET Brush Hill Tours Workers Vote To Unionize

Charter bus drivers and cleaners with Brush Hill Tours voted 27-1 to become members of Teamsters Local 653 on June 1. "Congratulations to all of...


07 Jun, 2017, 08:45 ET Express Scripts Introduces Comprehensive Solution to Reduce Opioid Abuse

Building upon its history of industry-leading bold actions, Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced a new Advanced Opioid ManagementSM...


06 Jun, 2017, 14:51 ET The NewsGuild-CWA anuncia demanda de la NLRB contra compañía que categorizó incorrectamente y despidió trabajadores

De acuerdo con una demanda presentada por la Junta Nacional de Relaciones del Trabajo (National Labor Relations Board, NLRB) el 31 de mayo, SOS...


06 Jun, 2017, 10:45 ET Teamsters Local 313 Drivers Ratify Contract With First Student

Steilacoom School District Bus Drivers with First Student have voted to ratify their first contract as members of Teamsters Local 313. The...


06 Jun, 2017, 09:03 ET The NewsGuild-CWA Announces NLRB Complaint Against Company that Illegally Misclassified, Fired Workers

SOS International, the company that provides interpreting services for federal immigration courts, illegally misclassified its employees as...


05 Jun, 2017, 20:04 ET PASS Statement on White House Proposal to Privatize the ATC System

Today, Mike Perrone, national president of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO (PASS), the union that represents 11,000 employees...


05 Jun, 2017, 19:31 ET AT&T, Communications Workers of America Reach Tentative Agreement in East Wireline Contract Negotiations

AT&T* today announced that the company has reached a tentative agreement with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in East Region...


05 Jun, 2017, 10:00 ET NMI® at 56.9%; May Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®; Business Activity Index at 60.7%; New Orders Index at 57.7%; Employment Index at 57.8%

Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in May for the 89th consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in...


02 Jun, 2017, 18:07 ET AT&T, Communications Workers of America Reach Tentative Agreement in West Wireline Contract Negotiations

AT&T* today announced that Pacific Bell and Nevada Bell have reached a tentative agreement with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in...


02 Jun, 2017, 16:49 ET USW: Calif. Public Employee Board Files Complaint after Oak Valley Hospital Rescinds Union Rights

The California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) has filed a legal complaint in response to Oak Valley Hospital's decision to rescind the...


02 Jun, 2017, 12:50 ET Update: Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council Issues Endorsements in Statewide Judicial Elections

Today, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO's Executive Council endorsed statewide judicial candidates at its June meeting. President Rick Bloomingdale,...


02 Jun, 2017, 11:40 ET Striking Airgas Teamsters Extend Picket Lines Throughout New England

Airgas USA employees who went on strike Tuesday extended picket lines to four additional Airgas locations yesterday and today: Hingham and...


02 Jun, 2017, 10:09 ET Teamster Airline Mechanics To NetJets Management: No Mulligans When It Comes To Aircraft Maintenance

NetJets aircraft technicians and related employees represented by the Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 284 are conducting an...


01 Jun, 2017, 19:26 ET Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council Issues Endorsements in Statewide Judicial Elections

Today, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO's Executive Council endorsed statewide judicial candidates at its June meeting. President Rick Bloomingdale,...


01 Jun, 2017, 16:57 ET USW Criticizes the Trump Administration's Decision to Withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement after President Trump announced his decision to...


01 Jun, 2017, 16:12 ET Teamsters Protest Vistar Foodservice At 'Wonder Woman' Movie Premiere

Teamster members who work at Vistar Foodservice's distribution facility in City of Industry, Calif. protested outside the world premiere of the...


01 Jun, 2017, 12:38 ET Airgas Teamsters Begin Strike In Rhode Island Over Health Care, Retirement

Truck drivers and gas cylinder fillers who are members of Teamsters Local 251 went on strike yesterday morning against Airgas USA, following...


01 Jun, 2017, 10:00 ET PMI® at 54.9%; May Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®; New Orders, Inventories and Employment Growing; Supplier Deliveries Slowing; Prices Increasing

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May, and the overall economy grew for the 96th consecutive month, say the nation's supply...


01 Jun, 2017, 08:00 ET Express Scripts Expands SafeGuardRx® Program to Improve Care for Pulmonary Conditions and Multiple Sclerosis

Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) today extended its leadership in innovative, value-based care with two new Express Scripts SafeGuardRx® programs:...