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Dec 17, 2014, 16:33 ET
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Teamsters, Consumers And Community Protest UNFI Shareholders Meeting

On Wednesday, Teamsters, organic food consumers, supply chain workers and community leaders protested the unsustainable practices of United Natural...

Dec 16, 2014, 19:21 ET
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Workers At Selland Auto Transport Vote To Join Teamsters Union

A group of about 240 drivers, owner-operators and shop employees at Selland Auto Transport have voted to join the Teamsters Union in California,...

Dec 16, 2014, 16:59 ET
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National Labor Relations Board Rules In Favor Of Teamster School Bus Workers

School bus drivers and monitors in Santa Rosa County, Fla., who are members of Teamsters Local 991 in Mobile, Ala., have won another victory in a...

Dec 16, 2014, 16:44 ET
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More Than 400 Sysco Workers In Atlanta Win Teamster Representation

In a major victory, Sysco workers have voted to join Teamsters Local 528 in Atlanta. With 423 workers in the bargaining unit, the vote for Teamster...

Dec 13, 2014, 23:41 ET

Teamsters Denounce Senate Passage Of Omnibus Spending Bill

The following is the official statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the Senate's passage of the Omnibus...

Dec 12, 2014, 11:44 ET
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Teamsters Call On Senate To Vote Down Omnibus Spending Bill

 The International Brotherhood of Teamsters issued the following statement from General President Jim Hoffa in response to the House of...

Dec 09, 2014, 22:50 ET
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Teamsters Denounce Inclusion of Pension Reform Bill to Omnibus Spending Bill

 The International Brotherhood of Teamsters issued the following statement from General President Jim Hoffa in response to reports this evening...

Dec 09, 2014, 11:34 ET
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Hoffa to Congress: Stop Bailout For UPS, Protect Retiree Benefits

International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today wrote a letter that was sent to the Congressional leadership and...

Dec 01, 2014, 12:15 ET
Laird Evans, the retired principal officer of Teamsters Local 568 in Shreveport, La., recently made the first of several contributions to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Labor History Research Center at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The Laird Evans collection contains numerous one-of-a-kind donations as well as historically significant materials and documents.

Laird Evans Makes Significant Donation To The Teamsters Archives In Washington, D.C.

Laird Evans, the retired principal officer of Teamsters Local 568 in Shreveport, La., recently made the first of several contributions to the...

Nov 25, 2014, 17:00 ET
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Roma Food Drivers In California Vote Overwhelmingly To Join Teamsters

 Food distribution drivers at Roma of Southern California, a Performance Food company, have voted overwhelmingly, 68-15, in favor of joining...

Nov 21, 2014, 16:42 ET
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Teamsters Joint Council 16 Statement on Immigration Action

The following is a statement from George Miranda, President of Teamsters Joint Council 16 and the Teamsters National Hispanic Caucus, in response...

Nov 19, 2014, 22:19 ET
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FedEx Freight Workers In Charlotte Vote To Join Teamsters Local 71

A group of 222 drivers at FedEx Freight's Charlotte, N.C., terminal voted today to join Teamsters Local 71. "This victory is about drivers...

Nov 19, 2014, 21:26 ET
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Facebook Drivers Vote To Join Teamsters

 Drivers who shuttle Facebook employees to and from the company headquarters in Menlo Park., Calif., have voted in favor of representation by...

Nov 19, 2014, 11:08 ET
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Sysco and US Foods Teamsters Protest Sysco Shareholders Meeting

 Teamsters employed at Sysco and US Foods protested outside Sysco's shareholders meeting today to demand answers to tough questions from the...

Nov 10, 2014, 14:55 ET
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NLRB Judge Orders Mckesson To Reinstate Fired Teamster Employees

 The International Brotherhood of Teamsters applauds last week's decision issued by National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Administrative Law...

Nov 06, 2014, 17:05 ET
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Election Count Ensures Teamster Victory at UNFI Distribution Center

 More than a year ago, truck drivers at United Natural Foods, Inc.'s (UNFI) distribution center voted in a National Labor Relations Board...

Nov 04, 2014, 16:29 ET

Defensores de los derechos humanos se unen para denunciar la constante inoperancia del gobierno de El Salvador al arribo del décimo aniversario del asesinato de Gilberto Soto

Un anuncio a página entera programado para ser publicado en la edición de mañana del diario de mayor circulación en El Salvador...

Nov 04, 2014, 13:47 ET
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Teamsters, Human Rights Groups Decry Inaction By Salvadoran Government On Gilberto Soto Murder

 A full-page ad scheduled for publication in tomorrow's edition of El Salvador's largest daily newspaper denounces the government for its...

Nov 03, 2014, 16:56 ET
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Sysco Drivers In Missouri Vote To Join Teamsters Local 41

On Friday, Oct. 31, Sysco drivers voted to join Teamsters Local 41 in Kansas City, Mo. There are 43 drivers in the bargaining unit and the vote...

Oct 31, 2014, 22:03 ET
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FedEx Freight Workers In New Jersey Vote To Join Teamsters Local 701

 A group of 113 drivers at FedEx Freight's South Brunswick, N.J., terminal voted today to join Teamsters Local 701. The vote was 66 to...