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Jul 24, 2014, 15:46 ET
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Teamsters Win Settlement For Taxi Driver Barred From Speaking At Public Meeting

Teamsters Local 922 scored a major victory for a D.C. taxi driver who will receive a monetary settlement as part of an agreement reached with the...

Jul 16, 2014, 12:02 ET
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Teamsters Submit Comments On FAA Requirements For Drug Testing At Foreign Repair Stations

The Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Coalition (TAMC) called for the implementation of a single standard of drug testing for airline mechanics in its...

Jul 16, 2014, 10:47 ET
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Teamsters Ratify New Pipeline Construction Agreement

An overwhelming majority of Teamster local unions that represent pipeline construction workers in the United States voted in favor of a new...

Jul 15, 2014, 16:55 ET
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Hoffa: Sufficient Rest Key To Truck Driver Safety

The Teamsters Union today called for a renewed commitment by Congress to protect the driving public by keeping current hours of service rules in...

Jul 15, 2014, 13:57 ET
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Teamsters Propose End to Potential $283M Executive Pay Give-Away at McKesson

ISS, the country's largest proxy advisor, announced its recommendation that McKesson [NYSE: MCK] shareholders vote 'FOR' Item #6 on the company...

Jul 11, 2014, 12:47 ET
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Teamsters Local 8 Announces Tentative Contract With Penn State

Penn State University employees have reached a tentative contract agreement with the university which will continue to give the 2,500 members of...

Jul 10, 2014, 14:17 ET
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Teamsters Local 8 To Announce Tentative Contract With Penn State

Penn State University employees, their supporters and representatives of their union, Teamsters Local 8, will hold a news conference at 12:30 p.m....

Jul 03, 2014, 16:00 ET
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Mike's Hard Lemonade Is Too Sour, Say Ohio Teamsters

At Columbus' Independence Day celebration, "Red, White and Boom," Teamsters who work at Heidelberg Distributing gave information to the public...

Jun 25, 2014, 16:38 ET
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Teamsters, Community Allies Picket Republic Services In Alabama

 Teamsters who work at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] in Mobile held a "Just Practicing" picket today to protest Republic's plans to enact an...

Jun 25, 2014, 10:45 ET
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Hundreds of Teamster Taxi Drivers Caravan Through DC to Demand End to Illegal Ride Services

Hundreds of D.C. cab drivers affiliated with the Teamsters Union took part in a "Fairness NOW!" caravan today throughout the city to demand an...

Jun 24, 2014, 14:31 ET
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Teamsters: D.C. Taxi Drivers To Stage Caravan For Fairness On Wednesday, June 25

Hundreds of D.C. cab drivers affiliated with the Teamsters Union will take part in a "Fairness NOW!" caravan throughout the city on Wednesday, June...

Jun 12, 2014, 14:42 ET
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Teamsters: Abuses at World's Largest Salad Processing Company Illustrate Need for Temp Worker Legislation in California

The Senate Labor Committee yesterday approved AB 1897, a bill already approved by the Assembly that would hold companies accountable for serious...

Jun 09, 2014, 17:27 ET
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Hoffa Calls On House Of Representatives To Protect Highway Safety

In a letter to U.S. House of Representatives members sent today, Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa denounced two potential floor...

Jun 09, 2014, 13:15 ET
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Teamsters Demand Crackdown On Cheap Korean Steel Imports

Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa and top leaders with the union's railway conference are calling on the Department of Commerce to fully...

Jun 05, 2014, 10:18 ET
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Teamsters Caution FTC Sysco-US Foods Merger Could Harm Competition, Consumers, Workers

On Wednesday, the Teamsters Union cautioned the Federal Trade Commission staff and state attorneys general investigating Sysco's proposed...

Jun 03, 2014, 13:39 ET
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OnTrac Line Haul Drivers Ratify First-Ever Teamster Contract

 On Sunday, line haul drivers ratified the first-ever Teamster contract at OnTrac, the largest regional package delivery company in America....

May 29, 2014, 15:54 ET
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Teamsters Airline Division To Launch Organizing Campaign At Florida West

Today, the Teamsters Airline Division announced the start of a new initiative to organize pilots at Florida West International Airways (FWIA), a...

May 16, 2014, 14:06 ET
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State, Community Leaders Hold Investigative Forum On Workers' Rights Violations At Taylor Farms, Says Teamsters

Taylor Farms workers and Teamster members gathered with state and community leaders at a forum on Thursday evening to investigate workers' rights...

May 14, 2014, 14:42 ET
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Teamsters Take On National Express Group At Annual General Meeting

 Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa led a powerful delegation of Teamsters, including North American school bus workers, in calling on the...

May 14, 2014, 13:56 ET
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Swift Transportation Shareholders Give Mandate: Eliminate Dual Class Structure

A Teamster shareholder proposal to address Swift Transportation's dual class stock structure received 79.2 percent support by shareholders of the...

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