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17 Apr, 2017, 12:23 ET Teamsters Local 665 Files For Election At Chariot

More than 130 commuter shuttle drivers with Chariot will have the opportunity to vote for Teamster representation in the coming weeks, after the...


17 Mar, 2017, 17:05 ET Lyft Drivers Win $27 Million Settlement After Teamsters Seek Greater Award

A federal judge has approved a $27 million monetary settlement in a class-action lawsuit against Lyft, after Teamsters and Lyft drivers filed legal...


31 Jan, 2017, 13:05 ET Teamsters Joint Council 7 Stands Up For Immigrant Workers

In the wake of the Trump administration's executive orders on immigration, Teamsters Joint Council 7 reaffirmed its commitment to protecting...


16 Jan, 2017, 16:50 ET Teamsters At San Francisco International Airport Vote To Strike

Teamsters employed as auditors, cashiers and office personnel have voted unanimously to reject a final contract offer from the parking facility...


01 Nov, 2016, 15:15 ET Teamsters, Lyft Drivers File Objections To Class-Action Lawsuit Settlement

Lyft drivers, the Uber Lyft Teamsters Rideshare Alliance (ULTRA), Teamsters Joint Council 7 and Teamsters Joint Council 42 have filed...


14 Sep, 2016, 12:15 ET Drivers For Bauer's Intelligent Transportation Choose Teamsters Union

Drivers with Bauer's Intelligent Transportation are the latest workers in the tech transportation industry to choose Teamsters representation,...


26 Aug, 2016, 09:51 ET Northern California Construction Teamsters Ratify Agreement

Construction Teamsters in Northern California and Nevada have ratified an agreement with the United Contractors Association and the Associated...


16 Jun, 2016, 16:33 ET Teamsters Applaud National Labor Relations Board On 'Mixed-Guard' Ruling

The Teamsters Union is applauding the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Washington, D.C., for its decision in the case of Loomis Armored US,...


23 Mar, 2016, 12:47 ET Teamsters Applaud San Francisco Board Of Supervisors For Upholding Labor Harmony

 The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously in favor of a resolution that calls on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation...


15 Mar, 2016, 13:00 ET Teamsters, Lyft Drivers To File Objections To Class-Action Lawsuit Settlement

Today, the Teamsters Union and Lyft drivers will file legal objections to a class-action lawsuit settlement which would continue to misclassify...


29 Jan, 2016, 17:14 ET Teamsters Applaud Agreement Ending Misclassification At Port Of Oakland

Construction truck drivers at the Port of Oakland will be protected from employee misclassification and receive the prevailing wage, thanks to an...


22 Nov, 2015, 20:29 ET Teamster Silicon Valley Drivers Vote Overwhelmingly In Favor Of Contract

 Shuttle drivers for seven major Silicon Valley companies voted by an overwhelming 95 percent today to approve a first contract that provides...


17 Nov, 2015, 19:48 ET Teamsters Applaud SFMTA Vote Ensuring Labor Harmony For Commuter Shuttles

Today, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) voted to make the city's commuter shuttle pilot program permanent, while also...


13 Oct, 2015, 12:09 ET Teamsters Applaud Expansion Of Prevailing Wage In California

Drivers delivering ready-mix concrete to projects funded by state or local public funds will be covered under prevailing wage laws under Assembly...


28 Jun, 2013, 19:42 ET Teamsters Praise Passage Of Enterprise Zone Reform

 Teamsters Joint Council 7 hailed passage Thursday of Assembly Bill 93 by the California Assembly and Senate.  The bill restructures a...


18 Jun, 2013, 16:00 ET City Of Oakland Considers Contract With Known Lawbreaker, Teamsters Joint Council 7 Says

 On Tuesday evening, the Oakland City Council will consider granting a 30-month lease to Oakland Maritime Support Services (OMSS), a company...


15 Feb, 2013, 17:33 ET Visalia VWR Employees Vote To Join Teamsters Union

Employees Vote Overwhelmingly In Favor of Union Representation  On Thursday, February 14th, 68 employees of VWR in Visalia voted...


09 Jun, 2012, 14:00 ET School Bus Drivers, Teamsters Rally At Napa Valley Vineyard

School Bus Drivers, Teamsters Rally At Napa Valley Vineyard Teamsters Call on Benessere Vineyards Owner and Cook-Illinois CEO to Stop Squashing...


13 Apr, 2012, 14:45 ET Coors Hates San Francisco, Say Teamsters at Giants Game

Teamsters Tell Giants Fans about Distributor's Abuses in California Teamsters from four local unions and Joint Council 7 handbilled at the...


31 Mar, 2012, 15:00 ET Coors Hates Immigrants, Say Teamsters at Cesar Chavez Event

Teamsters Tell Public about Distributor's Worker Abuses  Teamsters from four local unions and Joint Council 7 marched in the 12th Annual...


17 Mar, 2012, 15:09 ET Coors Is Tasteless, Say Teamsters on St. Patrick's Day

Teamsters March in Parade To Raise Awareness Of Distributor's' Shameful Acts  More than 100 Teamsters marched in the St. Patrick's Day...


16 Mar, 2012, 21:14 ET AC Transit Chooses Teamster Employer to Manufacture Buses

  The Alameda-Contra Costa (AC) Transit District Board of Directors has voted to purchase its buses from Gillig, LLC, a...


26 Jan, 2012, 21:30 ET School Bus Drivers Speak Out About Safety, Human Rights Concerns

Durham Drivers, Community Leaders Call for Better Safety and Working Conditions School bus drivers with Durham School Services in Hayward...


30 Jul, 2011, 13:30 ET Miller Beer is Tasteless, Says Brewfest Audience at CA State Fair

At commercial brew competition, Teamsters and community activists warn that Miller's distributor is destroying good California jobs More than 125...


24 Jul, 2011, 12:00 ET Miller is Tasteless, Says Sacramento Community at State Fair

Teamsters Swarm State Fair at CalExpo with Shirts, Banners, Handbills More than 100 members of Teamster Local Unions 150 and 439 converged on the...