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Jul 31, 2015, 18:07 ET
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Fort Riley Veterans Graduate From Military Job Training Program

Today, Teamster representatives were joined by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a ceremony recognizing the graduates of a program that...

Jul 30, 2015, 09:55 ET
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Teamsters Remember James R. Hoffa on 40th Anniversary of Disappearance

July 30, 2015 marks the 40th anniversary of the disappearance of one of the greatest labor leaders in American history – James R....

Jul 30, 2015, 09:51 ET
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Hoffa: Senate Transportation Bill is Positive Step, but Safety Issues Remain

Since 2008, Congress has transferred more than $62 billion from the general fund to keep the Highway Trust Fund afloat, and it has been more than a...

Jul 27, 2015, 13:43 ET
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Hoffa Statement On New State Department Report That Upgrades Malaysia On Trafficking List

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to a new State Department document that improves the...

Jul 22, 2015, 20:57 ET
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Hoffa: Senate Transportation Bill Is Positive Step, But Safety Issues Remain

 Today, the Senate voted to take up a six-year surface transportation reauthorization that will include three years of funding for highway,...

Jul 22, 2015, 20:03 ET
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Teamsters Call On UPS To Leave ALEC At Massive Protest In San Diego

Hundreds of Teamsters from across California traveled to San Diego today to participate in a massive protest outside a national meeting for the...

Jul 22, 2015, 15:54 ET
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Hoffa: Workers in D.C. and Around the Country Deserve '$15 and a Union'

The Teamsters stand with thousands of workers who rallied on Capitol Hill today and millions of hardworking Americans around the country who...

Jul 22, 2015, 15:18 ET
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Teamsters: Toyota is a Danger To American Families

Today, the Teamsters Union posted the first of several roadside billboards about the Toyota Corporation [NYSE: TM] in order to educate the American...

Jul 15, 2015, 18:56 ET
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Teamsters Applaud Department Of Labor Interpretation On Misclassified Workers

The Teamsters Union applauds the findings in the U.S. Department of Labor Administrator's Interpretation 2015-1, which recognizes the need to...

Jul 15, 2015, 16:55 ET
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Hoffa: The Time Has Passed For Short-Term Solutions For Highway Funding

Today, the House voted to extend federal highway funding for another five months as the July 31 expiration of the current funding quickly...

Jul 14, 2015, 11:24 ET
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Teamsters Urge Airgas Investors To Vote Against Directors

In a letter to Airgas [NYSE: ARG] stockholders, Teamsters General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall is urging shareholders to withhold support for all...

Jul 13, 2015, 15:09 ET
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McKesson Executive Compensation Under Fire, Again

The country's leading proxy voting advisor, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), recommends that McKesson [NYSE: MCK] shareholders vote...

Jul 10, 2015, 11:54 ET
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Hoffa Statement on State Department's Upgrading of Malaysia on Trafficking List

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to reports that the State Department is about to...

Jun 29, 2015, 16:02 ET
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Teamsters To US Foods, Sysco: Restore Labor Relations, Customer Confidence

 Following today's announcement that Sysco terminated its merger agreement with US Foods, the Teamsters Union cited the decision as a critical...

Jun 23, 2015, 16:28 ET
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Teamsters Join Sen. Blumenthal, Highway Safety Advocates, Families Of Victims In Fight Against Truck Safety Rollbacks

The Teamsters Union stood with Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), representatives for highway safety advocates and law enforcement and families of...

Jun 23, 2015, 12:27 ET
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Hoffa Statement on Senate Fast Track Cloture Vote

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the Senate's decision to invoke cloture and cut off...

Jun 19, 2015, 10:02 ET
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As Allegiant's Woes Continue, Executive Pay Resolution Wins Majority Support Of Public Shareholders

 Shareholders of Allegiant Travel Company [NYSE: ALGT] registered strong support for more robust executive pay policies and independent board...

Jun 18, 2015, 13:47 ET
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Teamsters Denounce Hijacking Of Firefighter Retirement Bill To Pass Fast Track In House

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters denounced the political gamesmanship used by House representatives to pass Trade Promotion Authority...

Jun 18, 2015, 11:59 ET
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Teamsters Endorse Bill To Protect Pensions, Strengthen Multi-Employer Plans

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters issued its support today for new legislation that will protect earned pension benefits for retirees and...

Jun 12, 2015, 15:49 ET
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Hoffa Statement On Fast Track Trade Package Vote

 The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the House's rejection of a Senate-approved...