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May 25, 2018, 16:49 ET President Trump executive orders are threat to democracy, union says

President Trump is attempting to silence the voice of veterans, law enforcement officers, and other frontline federal workers through a series of...


May 25, 2018, 16:23 ET Durham Workers Join Teamsters Local 243

More than 200 Durham School Services drivers and monitors have voted overwhelmingly to become members of Teamsters Local 243 in Plymouth Township,...


May 25, 2018, 16:12 ET Teamsters Joint Council Raises Funds For Striking Kane County Workers

On their fourth week of manning the strike lines at the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Courthouse, striking Probation Officers and Youth Counselors...


May 25, 2018, 13:59 ET TCRC-Train & Engine and IBEW vote down CP's final offers in CIRB-administered ratification vote

CALGARY, May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) has been advised by the Canada Industrial Relations...


May 24, 2018, 16:49 ET La AFGE respalda a David Garcia para gobernador de Arizona

La American Federation of Government Employees (Federación americana de empleados gubernamentales) anunció hoy su respaldo de David Garcia para...


May 24, 2018, 14:35 ET Teamsters Local 986: Shortage of Gasoline at Union 76 Stations Expected During Memorial Day Weekend

Sentinel Transportation has failed and refused to negotiate in good faith with the Union. Sentinel has been bringing in people from Texas and...


May 24, 2018, 14:31 ET Teamsters: Shortage Of Gasoline At Union 76 Stations Expected During Memorial Day Weekend

Tanker drivers at Sentinel Transportation represented by Teamsters Local Union 986 in Covina, Calif. went out on an unfair labor practice (ULP)...


May 24, 2018, 14:17 ET AFGE Endorses Arizona's David Garcia for Governor

The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of David Garcia for governor of Arizona. "David Garcia understands...


May 24, 2018, 13:53 ET AFGE Endorses Arizona's David Garcia for Governor

The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of David Garcia for governor of Arizona. "David Garcia understands...


May 24, 2018, 11:57 ET Losing Patience: Stericycle Shareholders Join Teamsters To Oust Long-Time Director

Stericycle Director and company co-founder John Patience failed to secure majority support for his re-election at the company's annual shareholder...


May 23, 2018, 20:31 ET Baystate Franklin Medical Center Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement that Benefits Patients, Nurses and the Public

The registered nurses of Baystate Franklin Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, reached a tentative contract...


May 23, 2018, 17:26 ET VA Union 'Gravely Concerned' About Passing of VA MISSION Act

Today the Senate passed S. 2372 – the VA MISSION Act – opening the door to privatization of the country's largest health care system. Once signed...


May 23, 2018, 17:11 ET NRLC: Arbitration Board Applies Pattern Healthcare Terms To BMWE And Smart-Mechanical

The National Railway Labor Conference announced today that an arbitration board has ruled that the pattern health care terms adopted by the freight...


May 23, 2018, 16:05 ET Albany First Student Drivers And Monitors Vote To Join Teamsters Local 294

Drivers and Monitors in Albany, N.Y. have voted by a two-to-one margin to become members of Teamsters Local 294. The 172 drivers and monitors...


May 23, 2018, 15:47 ET Teamsters Joined By Faith Community Leaders On Strike Line In Kane County

Faith leaders in the Chicago area held a prayer vigil outside the Kane County courthouse Tuesday in support of probation officers and youth...


May 23, 2018, 14:54 ET Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement For Flight Dispatchers At Allegiant Air

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 986 have reached a tentative agreement with Allegiant Air on a...


May 23, 2018, 14:05 ET Teamster Power Amps Up During Unfair Labor Practice Strike

Following an incredibly successful start to the unfair labor practice strike, Teamsters Local 727 delivery drivers employed by The American...


May 23, 2018, 08:00 ET Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund Board Passes Unanimous Resolution Supporting Opioid Lawsuit

During their meeting on Thursday, May 17, 2018, the Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund (CTPF) Board of Trustees (Board) unanimously passed a resolution...


May 22, 2018, 16:26 ET Teamsters Oppose 'Skinny' NAFTA

In response to recent reports that North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiators are being pressured by the "free trade" lobby to abandon...


May 22, 2018, 16:24 ET Labor Coalition Calls on Senate to Reject VA MISSION Act

Yesterday, seventeen labor organizations cosigned a letter that was sent to every Senate office urging Senators to vote against S. 2372 – the VA...


May 22, 2018, 14:30 ET AFGE Endorses Rep. Rodney Davis for Reelection

Today, the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Rep. Rodney Davis of Illinois for the U.S. House of...


May 22, 2018, 12:39 ET USW: NAFTA Approach Must Be Comprehensive; "Skinny Deal" is Unacceptable

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement regarding discussions in Washington, D.C. about...


May 22, 2018, 11:27 ET USW Endorses Laura Kelly for Kansas Governor

The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced its endorsement of state Senator Laura Kelly for governor in the Kansas Democratic primary. USW...


May 22, 2018, 10:00 ET USW Enthusiastically Endorses Tina Smith for Senate

The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced its endorsement for Sen. Tina Smith to continue to serve the interest of Minnesota's working families...


May 22, 2018, 09:48 ET USW Will Rally on Capitol Hill to Protect Workers' Freedom

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, activists from the union's 2018 Rapid Response and Legislative...