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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.,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Apr 27, 2015, 12:21 ET
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Teamsters: Flexjet Pilots Sue Luxury Jet Airline For Union Busting: Lawsuit Seeks Emergency Relief From Court

 A group of jet pilots filed a lawsuit Friday against airline Flexjet, LLC and OneSky, its Cleveland-based parent company, claiming they...

Apr 24, 2015, 14:32 ET
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Teamsters Proposal to Establish Equal Voting Rights at Swift Transportation Recommended by Leading Proxy Voting Advisors

The country's two leading proxy voting advisors, ISS and Glass Lewis, recommend that shareholders of Swift Transportation [NYSE: SWFT] vote for a...

Apr 21, 2015, 17:12 ET
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Teamsters Protest Sysco At IFDA Lobbying Meeting

Teamsters protested Sysco Corporation [NYSE: SYY] outside the International Foodservice Distributors Association's (IFDA) Washington Insight...

Apr 17, 2015, 16:25 ET
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Teamsters Applaud Report By Members Of Parliament On Conditions At National Express Group PLC

A report released today by two Members of United Kingdom's Parliament, Ian Lavery and Jim Sheridan, reveals serious labor rights violations at...

Apr 17, 2015, 11:54 ET
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First Transit Workers At Auburn University Choose Teamsters Local 612

Drivers and mechanics with First Transit in Auburn, Ala., have voted by an overwhelming 3-1 margin in favor of Teamsters representation. The 116...

Apr 16, 2015, 15:26 ET
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Hoffa Statement on Introduction of Fast Track Bill

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the introduction today in Congress of legislation...

Apr 14, 2015, 16:59 ET
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San Bernardino Public Employees Vote To Become Teamsters

San Bernardino County public employees have voted to affiliate with the Teamsters Union, paving the way for more than 13,500 workers to have a more...

Apr 14, 2015, 16:13 ET
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Air Canada Teamsters Ratify New Contract

 A new contract covering more than 500 U.S.-based Air Canada employees was ratified by Teamster members who voted 200-to-101 in favor of the...

Apr 10, 2015, 16:41 ET
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Teamsters: Willbros' Investors Call For Sale Of Oil & Gas Business; Launch Watchdog Website

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters have joined with other investors of Willbros Group [NYSE: WG] to demand swift and drastic actions...