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Aug 29, 2014, 14:42 ET
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Drivers At Carl's Jr. Contractor MBM Corporation Win Teamster Representation

The National Labor Relations Board recently announced the certification of Teamsters Local 63 as the bargaining representative for 72 drivers at...

Aug 28, 2014, 13:55 ET
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Teamsters Warn Of Antitrust Obstacles To Sysco-US Foods Merger

Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters warned industry analysts and investors about possible antitrust obstacles connected to the...

Aug 28, 2014, 11:51 ET
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Calif. Senate Approves Bill to Protect Temporary Workers

 The California Senate approved AB 1897 Wednesday evening. The bill will hold companies accountable for serious violations of the rights of...

Aug 28, 2014, 11:17 ET
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MV Transportation Drivers Unanimously Choose Teamsters Union

MV Transportation drivers have voted unanimously, 67-0, to join Teamsters Local 890 in Salinas, Calif., to improve their working conditions. The 91...

Aug 19, 2014, 14:53 ET
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Teamsters at Penn State University Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract

 Members of Teamsters Local 8 who work at Penn State University have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract that will continue to give the...

Aug 15, 2014, 21:00 ET
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Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Brings Fight Against Republic Services To Denver

Tonight, Teamsters in Denver attending the Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Convention went to the Colorado Rockies game to educate Denver residents about...

Aug 14, 2014, 11:41 ET
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Teamsters, St. Louis Community And Allies To Hold Teach-In On Republic Services' Landfill Fire, Nuclear Waste Threat

On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Teamsters Union along with other groups will hold a public teach-in about the threats of the West Lake...

Aug 11, 2014, 15:34 ET
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Teamsters, St. Louis Community And Allies To Hold Teach-In On Republic Services' Landfill Fire, Nuclear Waste Threat

On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Teamsters Union along with other groups will hold a public teach-in about the threats of the West Lake...

Aug 07, 2014, 16:22 ET
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Teamsters Fully Ratify AEI Contract

 The final remaining contract rider between the Teamsters Express Division National Union Negotiating Committee and domestic air freight...

Jul 31, 2014, 14:59 ET
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Teamsters Praise Obama Crackdown On Companies That Abuse Workers

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters strongly supports President Obama's executive order to crack down on corporations that break laws but...

Jul 30, 2014, 15:03 ET
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Teamsters Applaud Putnam County Decision To Reject Republic Services' Florida Landfill Bid

The Teamsters Union is lauding the Putnam County (Fla.) Board of Commissioners today on its decision to reject Republic Services' [NYSE: RSG] bid...

Jul 24, 2014, 15:46 ET
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Teamsters Win Settlement For Taxi Driver Barred From Speaking At Public Meeting

Teamsters Local 922 scored a major victory for a D.C. taxi driver who will receive a monetary settlement as part of an agreement reached with the...

Jul 16, 2014, 12:02 ET
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Teamsters Submit Comments On FAA Requirements For Drug Testing At Foreign Repair Stations

The Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Coalition (TAMC) called for the implementation of a single standard of drug testing for airline mechanics in its...

Jul 16, 2014, 10:47 ET
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Teamsters Ratify New Pipeline Construction Agreement

An overwhelming majority of Teamster local unions that represent pipeline construction workers in the United States voted in favor of a new...

Jul 15, 2014, 16:55 ET
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Hoffa: Sufficient Rest Key To Truck Driver Safety

The Teamsters Union today called for a renewed commitment by Congress to protect the driving public by keeping current hours of service rules in...

Jul 15, 2014, 13:57 ET
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Teamsters Propose End to Potential $283M Executive Pay Give-Away at McKesson

ISS, the country's largest proxy advisor, announced its recommendation that McKesson [NYSE: MCK] shareholders vote 'FOR' Item #6 on the company...

Jul 11, 2014, 12:47 ET
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Teamsters Local 8 Announces Tentative Contract With Penn State

Penn State University employees have reached a tentative contract agreement with the university which will continue to give the 2,500 members of...

Jul 10, 2014, 14:17 ET
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Teamsters Local 8 To Announce Tentative Contract With Penn State

Penn State University employees, their supporters and representatives of their union, Teamsters Local 8, will hold a news conference at 12:30 p.m....

Jul 03, 2014, 16:00 ET
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Mike's Hard Lemonade Is Too Sour, Say Ohio Teamsters

At Columbus' Independence Day celebration, "Red, White and Boom," Teamsters who work at Heidelberg Distributing gave information to the public...

Jun 25, 2014, 16:38 ET
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Teamsters, Community Allies Picket Republic Services In Alabama

 Teamsters who work at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] in Mobile held a "Just Practicing" picket today to protest Republic's plans to enact an...