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Mar 27, 2015, 14:10 ET
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Hoffa Addresses First Graduates Of Military Job Training Program

Today, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa took part in a ceremony recognizing the first graduates of a program that helps active military...

Mar 26, 2015, 17:03 ET
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Teamsters Urge Support for Sen. Sanders' Pension Amendment

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to a proposed amendment to the Senate's budget...

Mar 24, 2015, 16:29 ET

Teamsters and ITF: LAN Airline flights may be affected by industrial disputes in Chile, Colombia and Ecuador; Protests in Miami

A number of flights of South American LAN Airlines could be affected. The unions of LAN Airlines will begin a series of actions on Wednesday, March...

Mar 19, 2015, 13:08 ET
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Hoffa Statement On USTR Trade Deficit Claims

The following is the official statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to United States Trade Representative Michael...

Mar 13, 2015, 19:29 ET
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FedEx Freight Workers in California Vote to Join Teamsters Local 439

A group of 50 drivers at FedEx Freight's Stockton, Calif., terminal have voted to join Teamsters Local 439. The vote took place Thursday,...

Mar 13, 2015, 16:58 ET
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Teamsters Testify About UNFI At Supply Chain Commission Hearing

Former workers at United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE: UNFI) testified yesterday in a hearing held by the Southern California Commission on a...

Mar 13, 2015, 16:06 ET
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San Bernardino County Public Employees To Vote In Teamster Election

Ballots were mailed out this week to more than 15,000 San Bernardino, Calif., county, city and agency employees to vote in an election for...

Mar 12, 2015, 19:57 ET
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Facebook, Teamster Shuttle Drivers Approve Contract

Drivers for Facebook contractor Loop Transportation are now covered under a Teamsters Local 853 contract, providing for wage increases, health care...

Mar 11, 2015, 12:11 ET
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Teamsters Win Landslide Shareholder Vote At Hologic

 A shareholder proposal sponsored by the Teamsters-affiliated GCC Benevolent Trust Fund secured an overwhelming majority vote of shareholders...

Mar 10, 2015, 15:43 ET
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Teamsters Take Action To Protect Highway Safety, Stop Mexican Trucks

Today, the Teamsters Union filed a legal challenge to the Department of Transportation's (DOT) recent decision to open the border to Mexican...

Mar 10, 2015, 11:35 ET
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Teamsters, Organic Consumers Protest UNFI and Whole Foods at Natural Products Expo West

Teamsters and organic food advocates educated attendees of the annual Natural Products Expo West conference this weekend about conference sponsor...

Mar 08, 2015, 12:12 ET
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Teamsters Stand With Jimena Lopez, Women Union Leaders On International Women's Day

 The Teamsters Union honors International Women's Day today, standing in solidarity with Jimena Lopez, a woman union leader who was fired...

Mar 07, 2015, 16:32 ET
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Hall Joins Thousands of Teamsters at West Virginia Rally for Workers

Teamsters General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall delivered a rousing speech to thousands of rallying protesters in his home state of West Virginia on...

Mar 06, 2015, 22:24 ET
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Ryder Drivers At Three Locations In California Join Teamsters Union

 Drivers with Ryder Integrated Logistics at three California locations have voted to join the Teamsters Union, gaining representation for 105...

Mar 04, 2015, 15:41 ET
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Teamsters and Labor Allies Urge Congress to Oppose Fast Track

Teamsters from around the country joined their union brothers and sisters on Capitol Hill today to meet with members of Congress to discuss their...

Mar 02, 2015, 17:06 ET
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Hoffa to USTR and Administration: Reopen Mexican Cross-Border Trucking Issue

 In a letter to United States Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa called on him and the...

Feb 27, 2015, 21:01 ET
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Drivers For Apple, Yahoo, eBay, Zynga, Genentech And Amtrak Join Teamsters

 Drivers who transport employees for six big Silicon Valley companies have voted overwhelmingly 104 to 38 in favor of representation by...

Feb 26, 2015, 17:02 ET
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Roma Warehouse Workers In California Win Teamster Representation

California warehouse workers at Roma Food, a Performance Food Group company, have voted by a 3-1 margin in favor of joining Teamsters Local 630 in...

Feb 25, 2015, 11:58 ET
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Teamsters, Consumers And Community Protest Sprouts Farmers Market

Teamsters, grocery distribution workers and community leaders protested Sprouts Farmers Market at the retailer's grand opening of its Bakersfield...

Feb 24, 2015, 17:15 ET
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Hoffa: Presidential Veto Of Keystone Hurts Middle Class Americans

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa expressed his disappointment in President Obama's decision today to veto the Keystone Pipeline Act despite...