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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...

Feb 20, 2013, 17:12 ET
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Senior Flexonics Workers Overwhelmingly Join Teamsters Local 330

Hundreds of Illinois Manufacturing Employees Unite for Respect, Proper Representation By a 3-to-1 margin, approximately 350 automotive,...

Feb 15, 2013, 17:33 ET
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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...

Jan 30, 2013, 12:18 ET

Nowak Sworn In As New President of Michigan Teamsters Joint Council 43

Pledges to Lead Fight Opposing Michigan's New Right-to-Work (for less) Law  Determined to chart a new course for Michigan Teamsters...

Jan 17, 2013, 14:56 ET
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Teamsters Denounce Florida High Court Ruling On Pensions

Wood Says Promises Made to Public Employees Must Be Kept  Teamsters Joint Council 75 President Ken Wood today said he is disappointed...

Oct 02, 2012, 18:19 ET

Teamster UPS Driver Dies In Tragic Workplace Shooting

Union Establishes Memorial Fund for Family On Thursday, September 27, 2012, UPS Driver Keith Basinski was tragically killed while making a...