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Mar 29, 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...


Mar 27, 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...


Mar 24, 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...


Mar 22, 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...


Mar 21, 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...


Mar 20, 2017, 17:06 ET Hoffa-Hall, General Executive Board, Begin Five-year Term

International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa, General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall, 22 International Vice Presidents and...


Mar 15, 2017, 16:06 ET Teamsters Present Oral Arguments In Challenge To Open Borders For Mexican Trucks

Today, the Teamsters Union made oral arguments in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco, challenging the...


Mar 15, 2017, 14:20 ET XPO Logistics Drivers In Trenton Seek Teamster Representation

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


Mar 09, 2017, 15:02 ET Teamsters: Defeat Of Amendments To Repeal Excise Tax An Attack On Middle Class

The Teamsters Union denounced the defeat of two amendments offered in committee to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that would have permanently...


Mar 08, 2017, 12:18 ET Teamsters: AHCA Must Repeal, Not Delay The "Cadillac Tax"

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa called on the chairmen and ranking members of the House Committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce...


Mar 07, 2017, 17:02 ET Hoffa: New DOT Report Fails To Recognize Benefit Of Well-Rested Truckers

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on a new Department of Transportation (DOT) report that states truck...


Mar 03, 2017, 15:48 ET Administrative Law Judge Orders Sysco To Bargain With Teamsters In Grand Rapids

On March 2, 2017, an administrative law judge with the National Labor Relations Board ordered Sysco to begin bargaining with Teamsters Local 406 in...


Mar 02, 2017, 13:20 ET Teamsters: Workplace Safety Undermined By Passage Of Resolution To Disapprove Rule

The Teamsters Union denounced the passage of the House Joint Resolution 83 which disapproves a rule submitted by the Department of Labor that would...


Feb 27, 2017, 14:32 ET Teamsters Demand Justice For Workers While XPO CEO Jacobs Speaks

More than 100 Teamsters and their allies held a raucous rally this morning outside a shipping conference to demand that the CEO of XPO Logistics,...


Feb 24, 2017, 13:22 ET Teamsters Endorse Michael Blake For DNC Vice-Chair

The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa: "Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters proudly endorses...


Feb 22, 2017, 15:47 ET Teamsters Endorse Maria Elena Durazo For DNC Vice-Chair

The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa: "Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters proudly endorses Maria...


Feb 22, 2017, 14:35 ET Teamsters International Officer Election Certified

The results of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters election of officers have been certified by election supervisor Richard Mark. The...


Feb 22, 2017, 14:31 ET IIO Charges Against Ken Hall Withdrawn

Statement regarding the withdrawal of charges by the Independent Investigations Officer (IIO) against General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall. By...


Feb 20, 2017, 13:20 ET Milwaukee Teamsters Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract With Roundy's

More than 700 Teamsters that work at Roundy's Distribution Center in Oconomowoc, Wisc., overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year contract that...


Feb 16, 2017, 15:01 ET Teamsters Applaud Defeat Of Right-To-Work Legislation In New Hampshire

The Teamsters Union applauds the defeat of right-to-work legislation in New Hampshire today, where the House of Representatives voted 200-177 in a...


Feb 16, 2017, 10:45 ET Teamsters Support Resolution To Renegotiate NAFTA

The Teamsters Union applauds the introduction of a resolution by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) calling for the start of the renegotiation of the...


Feb 13, 2017, 17:32 ET Teamster UPS Aircraft Mechanics To Customers: Don't Let UPS Ruin Your Valentine's Day

As millions of couples wait for their flowers to arrive via UPS this Valentine's Day, airline maintenance technicians and related classifications...


Feb 13, 2017, 11:45 ET Sean O'Brien Appointed To Lead Teamsters Package Division

International Vice President Sean O'Brien has been named Director of the Teamsters Package Division. The division represents more than 250,000...


Feb 10, 2017, 15:40 ET Teamsters Will Fight Kellogg's Job-Killing Plan

The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa: "On February 8, The Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) announced its short-sighted...


Feb 10, 2017, 10:45 ET Ernie Soehl Appointed To Lead Teamsters National Freight Division

International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa has appointed Ernie Soehl as the director of the Teamsters National Freight...