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10:00 ET NMI® at 45.4%; May 2020 Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector contracted in May for the second consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply...


Jun 02, 2020, 10:22 ET USW: Trump's Threats Undermine American Democracy

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway issued the following statement in response to President Trump's threats to deploy the...


Jun 01, 2020, 11:44 ET MV Transportation Workers Vote To Join Teamsters Local 991

With 97 percent voting in favor of union representation, workers at MV Transportation in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida have joined Teamsters Local 991....


Jun 01, 2020, 10:00 ET PMI® at 43.1%; May 2020 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in May, and the overall economy returned to expansion after one month of contraction, say...


May 31, 2020, 16:24 ET Teamsters Statement On Murder Of George Floyd

The following is a statement from James P. Hoffa, Teamsters General President, and Marcus King, Director of the Teamsters Human Rights and Diversity...


May 29, 2020, 21:35 ET CWA-Represented Employees Vote to Ratify West Wireline Agreement

Leadership of Communications Workers of America District 9 has notified AT&T* that CWA-represented employees have voted to ratify the West wireline...


May 29, 2020, 11:25 ET Workers Caravan to Stop Health Care Job Cuts at Essentia

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that workers are planning a vehicle caravan as part of their effort to save hundreds of jobs at Essentia...


May 29, 2020, 09:28 ET Hoffa: Senate Must Take Action To Ensure Essential Workers Are Protected

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a House Workforce Protections Subcommittee hearing held yesterday...


May 28, 2020, 16:28 ET Teamsters Endorse Andy Brown For Pottawattamie County Sheriff

Detention Officers of Pottawattamie County Jail represented by Teamsters Local Union 554 in Omaha, Nebraska announced their support for Andy Brown...


May 28, 2020, 13:31 ET USW Urges Colorado Lawmakers to Quickly Pass Paid Sick Leave Bill

The United Steelworkers (USW) union today urged the Colorado Senate and General Assembly to swiftly pass and the governor to sign the "Healthy...


May 27, 2020, 10:21 ET COVID-19 Cases On The Rise At Major Minnesota Grocery Distributor UNFI

After another confirmed COVID-19 case at the massive United Natural Foods INC (UNFI) warehouse in Hopkins, Teamsters Local 120 is calling on state...


May 25, 2020, 09:41 ET ASSERTTEM encaminha proposta ao Governo Federal para estimular trabalho temporário durante a pandemia

A diretoria da ASSERTTEM (Associação Brasileira do Trabalho Temporário) encaminhou ao Governo Federal um conjunto de propostas para reduzir encargos...


May 22, 2020, 13:21 ET Teamsters Denounce DHS Policy Change Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The following is a statement from Teamsters Dairy and Food Processing Division Director Rome Aloise regarding the U.S. Department of Homeland...


May 21, 2020, 16:07 ET SEIU: Court Motion Seeks to Cancel Union Contracts at St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, Paving Way for Prime Healthcare to Slash 2,000+ Workers' Wages in Middle of Pandemic

The company selling St. Francis Medical Center to Prime Healthcare has filed a motion in federal court seeking to cancel collective bargaining...


May 21, 2020, 15:50 ET Teamsters Laud House Coronavirus Panel Briefing Addressing Worker Needs

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a briefing of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic ...


May 21, 2020, 14:31 ET A&S Transportation Workers Join Teamsters Local 270

With over 70 percent of workers signing cards in favor of representation, drivers and monitors employed by A&S Transportation have formed a union...


May 21, 2020, 14:05 ET USW: Dam Failure Disaster Spotlights Need for Large-Scale Infrastructure Commitment

The United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway released the following statement today in response to the breaching of the Edenville ...


May 20, 2020, 18:32 ET Teamsters Local 320 Applauds Minnesota Governor Tim Walz for Supporting Unions and Collective Bargaining

Teamsters Local 320 congratulates Governor Tim Walz for standing with Teamsters and other union state employees who are counting on their...


May 20, 2020, 14:15 ET USW Endorses Joe Biden for President

The United Steelworkers (USW) union today endorsed Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential race. "Vice President Biden has long been a friend of workers...


May 19, 2020, 13:38 ET Teamsters Mourn the COVID-19 Related Death of Officer at Monroe Correctional Complex

Michelle Woodrow, President and Executive Director of Teamsters 117, issued the following statement regarding the COVID-19 related death of Officer...


May 19, 2020, 10:14 ET Nurses of Cambridge Health Alliance to Hold Press Conference Outside Cambridge Hospital on Wednesday, May 20 at 2 p.m. to Sound the Alarm about Dangerous Conditions that Threaten the Safety of CHA Patients, Staff and Their Families During Pandemic

As nurses at Cambridge Health Alliance continue working every day utilizing substandard personal protective equipment in the midst of a deadly...


May 18, 2020, 17:19 ET Allegiant Air Pilots Announce Formation of Teamsters Local 2118

At the request of the pilots at Allegiant Air, Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa and the Teamsters General Executive Board approved the...


May 18, 2020, 14:21 ET Teamsters Local 200 Secures Arbitration Victory, Kroger To Immediately Rescind Unilateral Program

Teamsters Local 200 announced today that the union prevailed in an arbitration with Roundy's Supermarkets. In the opinion, issued on May 14, the...


May 18, 2020, 13:26 ET Teamster Contract Overwhelmingly Ratified at STA/Ocean State Transit

Approximately 215 school bus drivers, monitors and aides voted overwhelmingly over the weekend to ratify their first contract with STA/Ocean State...


May 15, 2020, 11:00 ET Economic Downturn To Continue Through 2020

The economic downturn in the U.S. will continue for the rest of 2020, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in the Spring 2020 Semiannual ...