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Aug 13, 2018, 15:34 ETSafeway.com Grocery Home Delivery Drivers Overwhelmingly Ratify First-Ever Teamster Contract

After nearly a year of negotiations that led to a strike authorization vote, a group of 90 grocery home delivery drivers working for Safeway.com...


Aug 13, 2018, 14:59 ETTeamsters End Strike At Republic Services In Atlanta

Just after midnight on Friday, Aug. 10, sanitation workers employed by Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] walked off the job to protest the company's...


Aug 10, 2018, 17:17 ETRepublic Services of Atlanta Announces End to Teamsters' Troubling Actions

Republic Services of Atlanta announced this afternoon that the Company has accepted an immediate and unconditional offer by Teamsters 728 to return...


Aug 10, 2018, 10:23 ETAFGE Endorses Rep. Betty McCollum for Reelection

Today, the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Rep. Betty McCollum for the U.S. House of Representatives for...


Aug 10, 2018, 10:00 ETAFGE Endorses West Virginia's Richard Ojeda for Congress

The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Richard Ojeda for the U.S. House of Representatives for West...


Aug 10, 2018, 00:00 ETTeamsters Go Out On Strike At Republic Services In Atlanta

At midnight tonight, sanitation workers employed by Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] walked off the job to protest the company's violations of federal...


Aug 09, 2018, 14:59 ETVA Employees File Grievance Against Veterans Affairs Over Trump Administration Executive Order

In a move to protect the best care and services for veterans, the working people of the Department of Veterans Affairs filed a national grievance...


Aug 08, 2018, 17:29 ETSen. Smith, Teamsters Join Together In Rally Raising Awareness Of Worker Issues

Teamsters from around the nation will join Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) at a rally tomorrow in downtown Minneapolis to raise public awareness about...


Aug 08, 2018, 13:32 ETHoffa: Mo. Voters Side With Unions Against Corporate Effort To Impoverish Workers

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about Missouri voters defeating Proposition A on the statewide ballot...


Aug 08, 2018, 10:25 ETTeamsters Statement On Proposed OSHA Rule Tracking Workplace Injuries And Illnesses

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is opposed to OSHA's attempt to repeal some of the requirements contained in its May 2016 final rule,...


Aug 08, 2018, 09:50 ETStatement On Working People's Victory In Missouri

The Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) celebrates with the courageous people of Missouri who stood up to wealthy special...


Aug 06, 2018, 15:34 ETAFGE Endorses Greg Stanton for Congress

Today, the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Greg Stanton of Arizona for the U.S. House of Representatives for ...


Aug 06, 2018, 12:04 ETTeamsters Authorize Strike At Republic Services In Atlanta

Sanitation workers employed by Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] voted yesterday to authorize a strike to protest the company's violations of federal...


Aug 06, 2018, 12:00 ETAFGE Endorses Colorado's Joe Neguse for Congress

The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Joe Neguse for the U.S. House of Representatives for Colorado's...


Aug 06, 2018, 11:30 ETAFGE Endorses Montana's Kathleen Williams for Congress

The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Kathleen Williams for the U.S. House of Representatives for...


Aug 03, 2018, 15:10 ETAFGE: "Eliminating Passenger Screening at Airports is a Recipe for Disaster"

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is considering a proposal to eliminate passenger security screening at more than 150 small and...


Aug 03, 2018, 11:56 ETDayton Teamsters Endorse Zach Dickerson For Ohio State House Seat

Teamsters Local 957 announced today its endorsement of Zach Dickerson to serve as the next lawmaker to represent Ohio State House District 42, saying ...


Aug 03, 2018, 10:00 ETNMI® at 55.7%; July Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in July for the 102nd consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in...


Aug 02, 2018, 17:12 ETHoffa, Teamsters Rally To Support Gretchen Whitmer For Michigan Governor

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa led a 'get out the vote' rally at Teamsters Local 332 today in support of Gretchen Whitmer for Michigan...


Aug 01, 2018, 16:50 ETAFGE thanks Senate for supporting America's workforce

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "Today the Senate voted 92-6 to ...


Aug 01, 2018, 15:59 ETMore Doctors and Advanced Providers Unionize in Washington State

We would like to congratulate the physicians and advanced practice providers at Multicare's Indigo Urgent Care centers who voted Monday to join the...


Aug 01, 2018, 12:51 ETPilot Unions Unite to Fight Attempts to Eliminate Pilots from the Flight Deck

Today, at the 64th Air Safety Forum, hosted by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA), the unions representing the pilots of nearly 50...


Aug 01, 2018, 11:58 ETAFGE Endorses Josh Harder for Congress

Today, the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Josh Harder of California for the U.S. House of Representatives...


Aug 01, 2018, 10:00 ETPMI® at 58.1%; July Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in July, and the overall economy grew for the 111th consecutive month, say the nation's supply ...


Jul 31, 2018, 15:22 ETTeamsters, Citing CVS Abuses, Demand Return Of Face-To-Face Negotiations

Teamsters Local 727 has demanded a return to face-to-face negotiations with CVS (NYSE: CVS) following nearly two years of company negotiators...