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Feb 24, 2017, 13:22 ET Teamsters Endorse Michael Blake For DNC Vice-Chair

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


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, 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Feb 22, 2017, 14:31 ET IIO Charges Against Ken Hall Withdrawn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 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 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 13, 2017, 17:32 ET Teamster UPS Aircraft Mechanics To Customers: Don't Let UPS Ruin Your Valentine's Day

As millions of couples wait for their flowers to arrive via UPS this Valentine's Day, airline maintenance technicians and related classifications...


Feb 13, 2017, 11:45 ET Sean O'Brien Appointed To Lead Teamsters Package Division

International Vice President Sean O'Brien has been named Director of the Teamsters Package Division. The division represents more than 250,000...


Feb 10, 2017, 15:40 ET Teamsters Will Fight Kellogg's Job-Killing Plan

The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa: "On February 8, The Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) announced its short-sighted...


Feb 10, 2017, 10:45 ET Ernie Soehl Appointed To Lead Teamsters National Freight Division

International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa has appointed Ernie Soehl as the director of the Teamsters National Freight...


Feb 06, 2017, 12:36 ET Teamsters Denounce Passage Of Destructive Anti-Worker Bill In Missouri

The Teamsters Union strongly denounces an anti-worker bill passed by the Missouri legislature and signed by Gov. Eric Greitens today making...


Feb 03, 2017, 17:36 ET Hoffa: Teamsters Endorse Keith Ellison For DNC Chair

The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa: "Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters endorsed Rep. Keith...


Feb 02, 2017, 08:48 ET Roll Back Of 'Fair And Safe Workplaces' Will Hurt Workers, Reward Bad Actors

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the House of Representative's consideration of legislation...


Feb 01, 2017, 15:31 ET Teamsters Strongly Oppose National Right-To-Work Legislation

The Teamsters Union strongly opposes national 'right-to-work' legislation introduced today in Congress that will hurt workers and their unions....


Jan 27, 2017, 12:02 ET Teamster Horizon Air Pilots Take Legal Action To Protect Passengers, Improve Business, Mitigate Growing Staffing Crisis

Pilots at the SeaTac-based Horizon Air took legal action against their employer on Friday, claiming that executives at the airline broke the law by...


Jan 26, 2017, 14:15 ET Teamsters: Sen. Flake Legislation To Repeal Davis-Bacon An Attack On Working Families

With his introduction of legislation to eliminate prevailing wage on federal infrastructure and construction projects this week, U.S. Senator Jeff...


Jan 25, 2017, 13:26 ET Hoffa: Dem Infrastructure Bill Should Further Dialogue On U.S. Investment

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the unveiling of a $1 trillion infrastructure proposal by Senate...


Jan 24, 2017, 12:18 ET Teamsters Applaud Executive Orders Advancing Pipeline Projects

The Teamsters Union applauds President Donald Trump's issuance of executive orders today that will advance the construction of the Keystone XL...


Jan 23, 2017, 13:36 ET Teamsters Warn Of Possible Lockout At Key Aerospace And Defense System Manufacturing Facilities In Minnesota

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) may lock out approximately 1,000 Teamster-represented workers at four separate manufacturing facilities in an...


Jan 23, 2017, 12:21 ET Hoffa: Withdrawal From TPP The Right Choice For U.S. Trade Policy

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on President Donald Trump signing an executive order to formally...


Jan 10, 2017, 14:03 ET Teamsters Applaud Introduction Of Legislation To Close Executive Pay Tax Loophole

The Teamsters Union fully supports the Stop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act as an important step toward ensuring corporations...


Jan 09, 2017, 16:35 ET Teamsters Denounce Passage Of Destructive Anti-Worker Bills In Kentucky

Kentucky Republican state lawmakers pushed through three bills this weekend designed to attack working families by driving down wages and weakening...


Jan 03, 2017, 15:47 ET Hoffa: USTR Nominee Lighthizer May Signal Positive Change In Future U.S. Trade Policy

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the nomination of Robert Lighthizer for USTR by...


Dec 29, 2016, 17:51 ET Teamsters Warn Western Refining Investors, Stakeholders Of Possible Strike At Minn. Refinery

Today, The Teamsters Union hosted a call for Western Refining [NYSE: WNR] investors and industry analysts discussing the fragile state of contract...