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26 May, 2017, 12:53 ET Teamsters: Jobs And Competitiveness Act Will Ensure Strong Trade Enforcement

The Teamsters Union applauds today's introduction of "The Jobs and Competitiveness Act" (H.R. 2756) which would provide significant gains in the...


24 May, 2017, 10:33 ET Teamsters, Community Supporters Protest Anti-Union Firings At XPO Logistics

A group of more than 50 Teamsters and supporters, including state lawmakers and the head of the state AFL-CIO, protested outside the XPO Logistics,...


19 May, 2017, 16:44 ET Hoffa: Postponing Osha Injury Rule Data Collection Will Hurt Workers

The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the decision by the U.S. Department of Labor to delay implementation...


19 May, 2017, 15:46 ET Hoffa: Teamsters Stand With AT&T Workers On Strike

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the decision by 40,000 AT&T workers to begin a three-day strike...


18 May, 2017, 12:43 ET Hoffa: Teamsters Will Continue To Fight For Workers' Needs As Part Of NAFTA 2.0

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa in response to the White House's issuance of a final NAFTA...


16 May, 2017, 16:22 ET Teamsters: XPO Shareholders Revolt Against Overweight CEO Pay

XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) shareholders delivered one of the sharpest rebukes of CEO pay so far this proxy year when a near-majority of...


10 May, 2017, 12:41 ET Teamsters Join With XPO Workers To Call Out Company's Executive Pay Practices

XPO Logistics, Inc. board members faced a growing tide of discontent at their annual shareholder meeting today led by the company's own workers,...


04 May, 2017, 15:03 ET Teamsters: AHCA Will Hurt Working Families

The Teamsters Union opposes the American Health Care Act (AHCA) which was passed by the House of Representatives today. The legislation's wholesale...


04 May, 2017, 10:25 ET Teamsters, Shareholders Call On UPS To Disclose Lobbying Efforts

UPS employees and Teamster Union leaders gathered this morning outside the package giant's annual shareholder meeting to demand lobbying...


01 May, 2017, 15:42 ET Proxy Advisory Firm Slams XPO CEO's Pay, Backs Teamster's Labor Practices Proposal

Leading independent proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) is recommending investors support a Teamster-sponsored shareholder...


27 Apr, 2017, 16:43 ET Teamsters Support Beer Distribution Workers On Strike In N.Y.

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters and its 1.4 million members in the U.S. and Canada fully support Teamsters Local 812 members on strike...


20 Apr, 2017, 16:12 ET Teamsters Warn Of Labor Dispute Looming At Rite Aid

Today, union representatives and consumer advocates distributed educational handbills to customers at Rite Aid [NYSE: RAD] stores in Rosemead,...


20 Apr, 2017, 13:51 ET Leading Proxy Advisory Firm Recommends Against Tenet Healthcare's CEO Pay

Leading independent proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) is opposing Tenet Healthcare Corp.'s (NYSE: THC) "Say on Pay" report...


18 Apr, 2017, 14:13 ET Teamsters: 'Buy American And Hire American' Executive Order Benefits U.S. Jobs, Production

The Teamsters Union supports today's signing of the 'Buy American and Hire American' Executive Order by President Donald Trump. The initiatives...


14 Apr, 2017, 10:08 ET Workers At Clock Freight Join Teamsters Local 2785 In California

Drivers and warehouse workers at Clock Freight in South San Francisco overwhelmingly voted on Thursday, April 13 to join Teamsters Local 2785. The...


06 Apr, 2017, 12:39 ET Teamsters, Southwest Airlines Reach Tentative Agreement For Material Specialists

The negotiating team for Southwest material specialists has reached a tentative agreement to amend their current collective bargaining agreement...


31 Mar, 2017, 15:59 ET Teamsters Applaud Executive Orders Addressing U.S. Trade Abuses

The Teamsters Union supports two executive orders signed today that establish initiatives to address long-standing issues that have plagued...


31 Mar, 2017, 15:16 ET Teamsters Support Commerce Department Review Of China's Non-Market Economy

The Teamsters Union supports a full review of China's trade non-market economy by the Department of Commerce and reviewing the country's...


31 Mar, 2017, 14:47 ET Teamsters Condemn ExpressJet/ASA For Demanding Wage Increases Well Below Industry Standard

Federally mediated negotiations between more than 360 mechanics represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and ExpressJet...


30 Mar, 2017, 16:43 ET Teamster Carhaul Members Ratify National Contract, Regional Agreement

Teamster carhaul members ratified a new national auto transporters contract and a regional agreement today which will maintain and protect health,...


29 Mar, 2017, 17:29 ET Ohio Pipeline Construction Job Fair

The Teamsters Building Material and Construction Trades department is hosting a job fair for pipeline construction jobs in Ohio on April 7 and...


27 Mar, 2017, 16:04 ET Teamsters Denounce House Joint Resolution Eliminating Protections For Federal Contractor Workers

The Teamsters Union denounced the signing of House Joint Resolution 37 today, which eliminates the worker protections put in place by the Obama...


24 Mar, 2017, 12:35 ET Teamsters Applaud Presidential Permit For Keystone XL

The Teamsters Union is pleased with the Trump administration's prompt issuance of a presidential permit today for the Keystone XL Pipeline. The...


22 Mar, 2017, 13:36 ET Drivers At XPO In Elgin, Illinois Seek Teamster Representation

Drivers at XPO Logistics in Elgin, Ill. filed for Teamster representation today, the latest action by workers across the U.S. who are banding...


21 Mar, 2017, 13:30 ET Dockworkers At XPO In Aurora, Illinois Seek Teamster Representation

Dockworkers at XPO Logistics in Aurora, Ill. filed for Teamster representation today, the latest action by workers across the U.S. who are banding...