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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...

May 08, 2015, 13:20 ET
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Hoffa: Nike's TPP Job Projections Will Be Just Another Round Of Corporate Broken Promises

 The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to Nike Inc.'s announcement today that the...

May 07, 2015, 14:44 ET
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Teamsters Support Alaska Airlines Contract Workers Fight for $15, Union

The Teamsters Airline Division has pledged its support of contract workers at Alaska Airlines who are fighting for fair wages and union...

May 06, 2015, 15:46 ET
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Teamsters: NAACP Leader, Member of Parliament Meet to Discuss Human Rights Concerns at National Express Group

Doreen Lawrence, Baroness of Clarendon and a member of Britain's House of Lords, met today with Dot Scott, president of the Charleston, S.C.,...

May 06, 2015, 15:25 ET
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Teamsters Join Community Leaders, Shareholders In Calling For Independent Monitoring Program At National Express AGM

Today, the Teamsters Union and other institutional shareholders, along with community, faith and global labor representatives spoke at the National...

May 06, 2015, 14:39 ET
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Hoffa Statement on Reid Delaying Fast Track

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announcing he...

May 06, 2015, 14:32 ET
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Teamsters: Michigan Sysco Workers To Cast Ballots Amid Employer's Vicious Anti-Union Campaign

Grand Rapids, Mich., Sysco workers will vote on Teamsters Local 406 representation Thursday after a months-long anti-union campaign waged by their...

May 06, 2015, 11:52 ET
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Teamsters' Proposal at Funeral Services Company SCI Recommended By Leading Proxy Voting Advisor, ISS

 The country's leading proxy voting advisor, ISS, recommends shareholders of Service Corporation of America [NYSE: SCI] vote for an equity...

May 06, 2015, 03:25 ET
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Teamsters, Former NLRB Chair And Community Leaders Lead Symposium On National Express

 At a symposium held Tuesday night, the former chair of the U.S. National Labor Relations Board, academics, community and faith leaders...

Apr 30, 2015, 15:03 ET
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Hoffa Statement on Minimum Wage Legislation

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the introduction today of the "Raise the Wage Act"...

Apr 30, 2015, 11:48 ET
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Technicians at Saint Vincent Hospital Vote Overwhelmingly to Join Teamsters Local 170

Technicians at Saint Vincent Hospital have become members of Teamsters Local 170 following an election yesterday in which more than 75 percent of...

Apr 29, 2015, 14:12 ET
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Teamsters: Leading Proxy Voting Advisors Recommend Vote For Shareholder Resolution For Independent Review Of National Express' U.S. Labor Practices

ISS, the top proxy voting advisor, has recommended shareholders vote for a proposal submitted for consideration at the May 6 National Express Group...

Apr 28, 2015, 16:08 ET
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Teamsters: Atlanta Sysco Workers Reinstated, Receive Full Back Pay

 Fourteen union activists terminated by Sysco during a Teamster organizing campaign in Atlanta, Ga. will be returned to their jobs with...

Apr 28, 2015, 15:02 ET
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Hoffa Statement on Repealing Health Benefits Tax

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the introduction today of the "Middle Class Health...