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.

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...

Aug 18, 2014, 12:19 ET
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Michigan Teamsters Joint Council 43 President Nowak, Executive Board Re-Elected Without Opposition

Michigan Teamster local union officers who gathered at the Shanty Creek Resort in Bellaire, Mich. for Joint Council 43's 2014 Fall Delegates...

Jan 11, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Teamsters Joint Council 16 Applauds Governor Cuomo's Signing of New York State Commercial Goods Industry Fair Play Act

Gov. Cuomo Enacts Most Comprehensive Legislation in Country to Combat Worker Misclassification Today, Teamsters Joint Council 16 expressed...

Jan 10, 2014, 21:38 ET
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Teamsters Joint Council 16 Applauds Governor Cuomo's Signing of New York State Commercial Goods Industry Fair Play Act

Gov. Cuomo Enacts Most Comprehensive Legislation in Country to Combat Worker Misclassification Today, Teamsters Joint Council 16 expressed...

Oct 03, 2013, 13:44 ET
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Teamsters Across Washington Support Local Grocery Store Workers

Joint Council Takes Action to Support Teamster and UFCW Sisters and Brothers in the Grocery Industry in Western Washington  The Joint...

Sep 12, 2013, 15:17 ET
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California Legislature Passes Historic Laws Protecting Immigrant Workers from Abusive Employers

New Laws Would Protect Immigrant Workers from Retaliation  The California State legislature has passed new protections designed to stop...

Aug 29, 2013, 14:13 ET

Illinois Teamsters Endorse Pat Quinn For Governor

Teamsters Joint Council 25 Champions Quinn As 'Jobs Governor' for Illinois  Teamsters Joint Council 25 endorsed Pat Quinn for a second...

Jun 28, 2013, 19:42 ET
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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...

Jun 18, 2013, 16:00 ET
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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...

Jun 12, 2013, 16:33 ET
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Teamsters Complaint Results In $600,000 Settlement For Correctional Officers

The U.S. Department of Labor is overseeing the award of a $603,237 settlement to current and retired employees of the State Prison Facility in...

Apr 26, 2013, 16:59 ET
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Teamsters Urge "Special Pay Issue" Raises For Florida Correctional Officers

 The following is a statement from Teamsters International Vice President Ken Wood recalling a Presidential Proclamation on Correctional...

Apr 23, 2013, 10:18 ET
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Virginia Teamsters Endorse Herring For Attorney General

RICHMOND, Va., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Today, Teamsters Joint Council 83 in Richmond, Va. announced its support for State...

Apr 17, 2013, 15:11 ET
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"City Hall Don't Frieze Out New Yorkers"

ELECTED OFFICIALS AND LABOR LEADERS CALL UPON CITY HALL TO CHANGE PARKS PERMITTING BECAUSE OF ROGUE ART SHOW Leaders of the City's top...

Mar 14, 2013, 14:47 ET
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Teamsters Oppose Legislation That Will Damage Florida Retirement System

Working Families' Retirement Must be Protected Public employees in Florida converged on the state Capitol today to protest proposed...