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Oct 19, 2018, 17:21 ET Illinois Dept. of Transportation Violates Collective Bargaining Agreement with Teamsters Local 700

On Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, Teamsters Local 700 Business Agent TJ Wilcox received notification from IDOT that he was no longer permitted to enter the...


Oct 19, 2018, 15:49 ET Southwest Airlines Pilots Re-Elect Captain Jon Weaks as Union President

The membership of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA), in voting that closed today, re-elected Captain Jon Weaks as union president for ...


Oct 17, 2018, 16:04 ET AFGE Welcomes David Mollett as District 5 National Vice President

Longtime union activist David Mollett of Elgin, S.C., has been elected to lead the American Federation of Government Employees' Fifth District,...


Oct 17, 2018, 13:41 ET New York City Council Introduces Resolution In Support Of Count Me In Campaign

Today, hundreds of union members flooded the plaza and steps of City Hall chanting, "Count Me In" as the New York City Council introduced a...


Oct 15, 2018, 16:18 ET USW Reaches Tentative Agreement with U.S. Steel

Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union reached a tentative agreement today with U.S. Steel on a new master agreement covering 16,000 workers...


Oct 12, 2018, 15:46 ET Teamster Drivers and Monitors at STA Beat Back Union-Busting Campaign

Teamsters bus drivers and monitors at Student Transportation of America (STA) in Columbia, Missouri are celebrating after they defeated an attempted...


Oct 11, 2018, 17:22 ET Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee Outraged By CVS's Claims That Negotiations Aren't 'Personal'

CVS (NYSE: CVS) sparked outrage during negotiations with Teamsters Local 727 on Wednesday when the Company's lead negotiator claimed that CVS's...


Oct 11, 2018, 12:49 ET Statement By The Office And Professional Employees International Union In Support Of UNITE HERE Hotel Workers On Strike At Marriott

The Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO, stands strongly in support of Marriott hotel workers on strike in major...


Oct 11, 2018, 12:23 ET AFGE Endorses Fred Hubbell for Governor

Today, the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Fred Hubbell for election this November as Iowa's next governor....


Oct 11, 2018, 11:00 ET AFGE Endorses Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer for Reelection

The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Rep. Steny Hoyer for reelection to Congress representing...


Oct 10, 2018, 10:00 ET AFGE Endorses New York's Tedra Cobb for Congress

The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Tedra Cobb for election this November to the U.S. House...


Oct 09, 2018, 12:06 ET OCA's Mission as "Recognized Voice of State's Transportation Industry"

The Ohio Contractors Association (OCA), an organization of more than 500 members involved in Ohio's heavy, highway and utility industry, turns 100...


Oct 05, 2018, 16:11 ET Teamsters Challenge Executive Pay-For-Failure At Rite Aid Following Albertsons Debacle

Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters called on fellow Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE:RAD) shareholders to vote against the company's "Say-on-Pay"...


Oct 05, 2018, 10:46 ET AFGE Endorses Kara Eastman for Congress

Today, the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Kara Eastman for election this November to the U.S. House...


Oct 04, 2018, 17:19 ET Teamsters Ratify Contract At Frontier Airlines

With 97 percent of the bargaining unit participating, Aircraft Appearance Agents at Frontier Airlines represented by Teamsters Local 455 voted...


Oct 04, 2018, 16:03 ET AFGE Endorses Maryland's Ben Jealous for Governor

The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Ben Jealous as Maryland's next governor. "Ben Jealous is a staunch ...


Oct 04, 2018, 15:16 ET AFGE Endorses Sen. Tina Smith for Senate

Today, the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Sen. Tina Smith for election to the U.S. Senate this November....


Oct 04, 2018, 14:03 ET AFGE Applauds Senate Approval of FAA Reauthorization Bill

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) applauds the Senate's approval of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization...


Oct 04, 2018, 13:00 ET AFGE Endorses Washington's Dr. Kim Schrier for Congress

The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Dr. Kim Schrier for election to Congress this November...


Oct 03, 2018, 16:01 ET Hoffa: We Support Striking Iranian Truckers

Today, Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa pledged the union's support for Iranian truck drivers who went on strike on Sept. 22 to protest low ...


Oct 03, 2018, 13:23 ET Largest Federal Union Stands in Solidarity with Steelworkers

This week, Cleveland-Cliffs and United Steelworkers (USW) reached a tentative four-year labor contract – but thousands of USW members are still...


Oct 03, 2018, 12:01 ET Kaiser Permanente and the Alliance of Health Care Unions Reach Tentative Labor Agreement

Kaiser Permanente and the Alliance of Health Care Unions have reached a Tentative Agreement on a national, 3-year collective bargaining agreement...


Oct 03, 2018, 10:00 ET NMI® at 61.6%; September Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in September for the 104th consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply...


Oct 02, 2018, 15:12 ET Drivers At XPO In Cinnaminson, NJ Seek Teamster Representation

Drivers at XPO Logistics in Cinnaminson, N.J. filed for Teamster representation today with Local 107, the latest action by workers across the U.S....


Oct 01, 2018, 16:58 ET Teamsters Local 683 Members Ratify Agreement With Waste Management

Drivers and maintenance facility workers represented by Teamsters Local 683 have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their latest agreement with Waste...