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Sep 18, 2014, 13:47 ET
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Teamsters Call On FedEx To Stop Paying Personal Taxes For Executives

ISS, the country's leading proxy voting advisor, has recommended that shareholders vote for a Teamsters-sponsored shareholder proposal at FedEx...

Sep 17, 2014, 17:17 ET
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Hoffa: Georgia Official must stop Ignoring Voter Registration Requests

James P. Hoffa, General President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, issued a statement today addressing reports that Georgia Secretary...

Sep 16, 2014, 15:17 ET
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American Airlines, US Airways Passenger Service Agents Vote to Join Teamsters-CWA Association

In a vote announced today by the National Mediation Board (NMB), more than 15,000 passenger service professionals at the newly-merged American-US...

Sep 16, 2014, 14:32 ET
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Teamsters, Global Public Sector Unions Warn Of Consequences Of Trade Policies

Meeting with global leaders of public sector unions, Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa and officials from Public Services International...

Sep 10, 2014, 11:17 ET
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Teamsters Score Victory for Investor Rights at Sysco

The Teamsters Union scored a major victory for Sysco [NYSE: SYY] shareholders when the board of directors agreed this week to adopt the union's...

Sep 05, 2014, 12:42 ET
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Teamsters Rally In Chicago To Support Gov. Quinn, Stand With Workers

Hundreds of Teamsters attending the union's 14th annual Teamster Women's Conference here this week rallied Friday in Grant Park to support the...

Sep 05, 2014, 11:11 ET
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US Foods Workers In Corona, California Vote To Join Teamsters Local 63

 On Thursday, Sept. 4, US Foods warehouse workers in Corona, Calif. voted by more than a 2-1 margin to join Teamsters Local Union 63 in Covina,...

Sep 05, 2014, 10:36 ET
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Teamsters Launch Campaign Against Republic Services' Discrimination in the South

Teamsters who work at Republic Services, Bill Gates' giant trash corporation [NYSE: RSG], are fighting back against discrimination. Republic...

Aug 29, 2014, 14:42 ET
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Drivers At Carl's Jr. Contractor MBM Corporation Win Teamster Representation

The National Labor Relations Board recently announced the certification of Teamsters Local 63 as the bargaining representative for 72 drivers at...

Aug 28, 2014, 13:55 ET
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Teamsters Warn Of Antitrust Obstacles To Sysco-US Foods Merger

Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters warned industry analysts and investors about possible antitrust obstacles connected to the...

Aug 28, 2014, 11:51 ET
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Calif. Senate Approves Bill to Protect Temporary Workers

 The California Senate approved AB 1897 Wednesday evening. The bill will hold companies accountable for serious violations of the rights of...

Aug 28, 2014, 11:17 ET
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MV Transportation Drivers Unanimously Choose Teamsters Union

MV Transportation drivers have voted unanimously, 67-0, to join Teamsters Local 890 in Salinas, Calif., to improve their working conditions. The 91...

Aug 19, 2014, 14:53 ET
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Teamsters at Penn State University Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract

 Members of Teamsters Local 8 who work at Penn State University have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract that will continue to give the...

Aug 15, 2014, 21:00 ET
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Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Brings Fight Against Republic Services To Denver

Tonight, Teamsters in Denver attending the Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Convention went to the Colorado Rockies game to educate Denver residents about...

Aug 14, 2014, 11:41 ET
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Teamsters, St. Louis Community And Allies To Hold Teach-In On Republic Services' Landfill Fire, Nuclear Waste Threat

On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Teamsters Union along with other groups will hold a public teach-in about the threats of the West Lake...

Aug 11, 2014, 15:34 ET
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Teamsters, St. Louis Community And Allies To Hold Teach-In On Republic Services' Landfill Fire, Nuclear Waste Threat

On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Teamsters Union along with other groups will hold a public teach-in about the threats of the West Lake...

Aug 07, 2014, 16:22 ET
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Teamsters Fully Ratify AEI Contract

 The final remaining contract rider between the Teamsters Express Division National Union Negotiating Committee and domestic air freight...

Jul 31, 2014, 14:59 ET
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Teamsters Praise Obama Crackdown On Companies That Abuse Workers

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters strongly supports President Obama's executive order to crack down on corporations that break laws but...

Jul 30, 2014, 15:03 ET
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Teamsters Applaud Putnam County Decision To Reject Republic Services' Florida Landfill Bid

The Teamsters Union is lauding the Putnam County (Fla.) Board of Commissioners today on its decision to reject Republic Services' [NYSE: RSG] bid...

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...