News from teamsters joint council 7 A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jan 29, 2016, 17:14 ET
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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...

Nov 22, 2015, 20:29 ET
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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...

Nov 20, 2015, 12:49 ET
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Teamsters Join With Business, Community To Host Sunset Park Job Fair

Sunset Park is home to some of the last sections of working waterfront in the city, and a job fair held Tuesday night aims to employ neighborhood...

Nov 17, 2015, 19:48 ET
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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...

Nov 16, 2015, 10:38 ET
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Air General Workers At Detroit Metropolitan Airport Choose Teamsters

Workers with Air General who provide cargo, mail handling and warehousing services at Detroit Metropolitan Airport have voted to join Teamsters...

Nov 10, 2015, 13:55 ET
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Allstate Power Vac Workers Join Teamsters

On Monday, November 9, employees at Allstate Power Vac, Inc. in New York City voted by an overwhelming margin of nearly 98 percent to join...

Oct 30, 2015, 12:26 ET
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Florida Teamsters Endorse Patrick Murphy For Senate

Teamsters are proudly endorsing Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) in his election campaign for U.S. Senate in Florida. Murphy has been a strong...

Oct 13, 2015, 12:09 ET
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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...

Aug 18, 2015, 19:47 ET
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Teamsters Call On SFMTA To Adopt Labor Harmony Resolution

Teamsters and shuttle drivers called on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) to adopt a resolution ensuring labor harmony, at...

Aug 11, 2015, 11:48 ET
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Teamsters, Bauer's Drivers Rally For Labor Harmony In San Francisco

 Teamsters and drivers for Bauer's Intelligent Transportation held an action this morning in San Francisco to call on the San Francisco...

Jun 15, 2015, 15:50 ET
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Michigan School Bus Workers Choose Teamsters Union

School bus workers with First Student in Carleton, Mich., have voted overwhelmingly, 25-2, in favor of representation by Teamsters Local 283...

Jun 02, 2015, 15:17 ET
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Crystal Motor Express Drivers Choose Teamsters

Drivers at Crystal Motor Express in Lynnfield, Mass., have voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local 42 in Lynn, Mass. The newly organized group...

May 08, 2015, 16:20 ET
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Albion College Workers Choose Teamsters Union

Workers at Albion College in Albion, Mich., voted overwhelmingly in two separate elections Tuesday to join Teamsters Local 1038 in...

Mar 09, 2015, 13:33 ET
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Wisconsin Teamsters Denounce Gov. Walker Signing Right-To-Work Into Law

 Today, Teamsters across Wisconsin condemned Gov. Scott Walker's decision to sign a right-to-work bill into law despite widespread opposition...

Jan 21, 2015, 13:28 ET
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Hunts Point Teamsters Vote To Ratify Contract, Call For City Investment

Workers at Hunts Point Market voted to approve a new, three-year contract today, with 97 percent of workers voting "yes." The 1,300 workers,...

Jan 17, 2015, 18:06 ET
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Teamsters Reach Tentative Contract Deal at Hunts Point

Teamsters Local 202 announced this afternoon that it had reached a tentative contract agreement with Hunts Point Market. The union's 1,300 members...

Jan 15, 2015, 20:07 ET
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Hunts Point Workers Postpone Strike Until Sunday at Request of Federal Mediator

Teamsters Local 202 has postponed its strike at Hunts Point Market until 4PM Sunday, at the request of the Acting Director of the Federal Mediation...

Jan 14, 2015, 11:13 ET
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Hunts Point Market Teamsters Authorize Strike, Demand Fair Wages For Bronx Families

The members of Teamsters Local 202 at Hunts Point Market voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike yesterday.  The workers operate the South...

Oct 17, 2014, 17:33 ET
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Vote No On Measure 90

"Oregonians want and deserve choice, and nowhere is that more important than at the ballot box. Our state has a rich tradition of having a variety...

Sep 03, 2014, 19:30 ET
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Horse-Drawn Victor dE Souza Runway Show Starts Fashion Week Off Running

 Two of the city's most treasured traditions united this evening as Fashion Week and New York's horse-drawn carriages joined together to debut...