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Jun 29, 2015, 16:02 ET
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Teamsters To US Foods, Sysco: Restore Labor Relations, Customer Confidence

 Following today's announcement that Sysco terminated its merger agreement with US Foods, the Teamsters Union cited the decision as a critical...

Jun 23, 2015, 16:28 ET
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Teamsters Join Sen. Blumenthal, Highway Safety Advocates, Families Of Victims In Fight Against Truck Safety Rollbacks

The Teamsters Union stood with Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), representatives for highway safety advocates and law enforcement and families of...

Jun 23, 2015, 12:27 ET
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Hoffa Statement on Senate Fast Track Cloture Vote

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the Senate's decision to invoke cloture and cut off...

Jun 19, 2015, 10:02 ET
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As Allegiant's Woes Continue, Executive Pay Resolution Wins Majority Support Of Public Shareholders

 Shareholders of Allegiant Travel Company [NYSE: ALGT] registered strong support for more robust executive pay policies and independent board...

Jun 18, 2015, 13:47 ET
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Teamsters Denounce Hijacking Of Firefighter Retirement Bill To Pass Fast Track In House

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters denounced the political gamesmanship used by House representatives to pass Trade Promotion Authority...

Jun 18, 2015, 11:59 ET
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Teamsters Endorse Bill To Protect Pensions, Strengthen Multi-Employer Plans

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters issued its support today for new legislation that will protect earned pension benefits for retirees and...

Jun 12, 2015, 15:49 ET
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Hoffa Statement On Fast Track Trade Package Vote

 The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the House's rejection of a Senate-approved...

Jun 11, 2015, 11:00 ET
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Hoffa Calls On House To Vote Down Flawed Trade Adjustment Assistance Bill

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa challenged House representatives to vote down a severely flawed Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) bill in a...

Jun 10, 2015, 10:02 ET
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United Airlines Maintenance Workers Warn Shareholders Of Problems At Airline

United Airlines [NYSE: UAL] aviation maintenance technicians and related support personnel rallied outside the company's annual shareholders'...

Jun 09, 2015, 15:50 ET
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Trade Adjustment Assistance Bill Fails Public Sector Workers, Raids Medicare

In a letter sent to House representatives today, the Teamsters joined eight other labor unions in expressing their opposition to a bill that would...

Jun 04, 2015, 18:50 ET
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Teamsters, Carhaul Employer Group Exchange National Contract Proposals

The Teamsters National Automobile Transporters Industry Negotiating Committee (TNATINC) exchanged contract proposals today in Detroit with the...

Jun 02, 2015, 13:43 ET
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Teamsters Protest Sysco In Michigan

Teamsters protested Sysco Corporation [NYSE: SYY] outside the Michigan Restaurant Association's Capitol Day in Lansing, Mich., today. Sysco is the...

Jun 02, 2015, 11:41 ET
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Teamsters Urge Investor Support for Executive Pay Safeguard at Allegiant Travel Co.

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, a long-term investor of Allegiant Travel Company [NASDAQ: ALGT] urges fellow shareholders to vote FOR...

May 23, 2015, 11:14 ET
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Teamsters: Any Delay In Infrastructure Funding Costs Jobs, Economic Opportunities

Today, the Senate followed the House, and approved a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund, yet again choosing to delay finding a long-term...

May 22, 2015, 22:09 ET
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Hoffa Statement on Senate Fast Track Vote

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the Senate's approval of a fast track bill today...

May 21, 2015, 12:07 ET
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Hoffa Statement on Senate Fast Track Cloture Vote

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the Senate's decision to invoke cloture and cut off...

May 20, 2015, 14:13 ET
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First Transit Drivers At Disney Choose Teamsters Union

 First Transit drivers who transport tourists and employees to and from Disneyland amusement parks in Anaheim, Calif., have voted to join...

May 14, 2015, 16:23 ET
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Hoffa: Vote Down Fast Track

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on today's Senate vote for cloture on the Trade Promotion...

May 14, 2015, 12:36 ET
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Teamsters: Swift Transportation Shareholders Give Board Mandate For Second Year In A Row

A Teamster-sponsored shareholder proposal at Swift Transportation [NYSE: SWFT] won majority support by public shareholders at the company's 2015...

May 12, 2015, 16:08 ET
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Teamsters Applaud Senate Defeat of Cloture for Fast Track Bill

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on today's defeat of a vote for cloture on the Trade Promotion...