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Apr 18, 2018, 11:43 ET West Virginia, Ohio Teamsters Seek Accountability for Deadly Opioid Crisis

A lawsuit filed late yesterday in Cleveland, Ohio on behalf of Teamsters' Health and Welfare Funds in West Virginia and Ohio demands accountability...


Apr 16, 2018, 15:52 ET Teamsters: Statement By Capt. David Bourne On "60 Minutes" Segment Regarding Allegiant Air

The following is a statement from Teamsters Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne following last night's "60 Minutes" broadcast on Allegiant...


Apr 16, 2018, 12:06 ET Teamsters Applaud Inclusion Of Labor Provision In New FAA Reauthorization Bill

The following is a statement from Teamsters Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne about the newly introduced FAA Reauthorization Act of...


Apr 12, 2018, 16:57 ET Teamsters Applaud Sen. Sherrod Brown's Call For Congress To Act On Pensions

Today, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) shared his belief that the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans will find a...


Apr 11, 2018, 11:03 ET Sysco Teamsters Ratify Two First Contracts, Expand Bargaining Power In Florida

Teamsters expanded their footprint this week in Florida when 110 Fresh Point Drivers and eight Sysco Southeast Florida mechanics ratified first...


Apr 10, 2018, 09:39 ET Hoffa: Day Marking Disparity Of Pay For Women Is Nothing To Celebrate

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about Equal Pay Day, which marks how much longer women must work in order...


Apr 09, 2018, 11:09 ET Teamster Rail Unions Join With A Mexican Union To Endorse NAFTA Improvements

The Teamsters' rail conferences in the U.S. and Canada today joined with unionized Mexican freight rail workers in calling for the inclusion of...


Apr 09, 2018, 10:00 ET Teamster Rail Unions Join With Mexican Union To Endorse NAFTA Improvements

The Teamsters' rail conferences in the U.S. and Canada today joined with unionized Mexican freight rail workers in calling for the inclusion of...


Apr 05, 2018, 13:58 ET Hoffa: Mexico Must Drop Legislation Clamping Down On Independent Unions

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa wrote to a top lawmaker in the Mexican Congress today to share his concerns about legislation currently under...


Mar 26, 2018, 13:59 ET Standard Forwarding Teamsters Ratify New Contract

Teamsters who work at Standard Forwarding have overwhelmingly voted to ratify a new contract that provides for significant hourly and mileage...


Mar 22, 2018, 17:10 ET Hoffa: Strategic Tariffs On China Signal New Commitment To Protecting U.S. Interests, Jobs

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on today's announcement of strategic tariffs against China....


Mar 19, 2018, 17:28 ET Teamsters Statement On Fatal Uber 'Driverless' Vehicle Collision

The Teamsters Union continues to stress its concerns with the testing and implementation of self-driving technology after a 'driverless' Uber in...


Mar 16, 2018, 12:37 ET Workers At Air Express International (AEI) Vote To Approve New Teamsters Contract

Workers at Air Express International (AEI), an international air freight business, have voted overwhelmingly to approve a new national contract...


Mar 14, 2018, 16:12 ET Teamsters: Joint Select Committee Must Follow Through On Pledge To Put Aside Party Politics To Find Pension Solution

Today, the members of the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans convened for its initial meeting, pledging to work...


Mar 09, 2018, 14:37 ET Teamsters: Successful Economies Demand Effective Transportation Systems

The following is a statement by Dennis Pierce, President of the Teamsters Rail Conference, regarding the California High Speed Rail Authority's...


Mar 09, 2018, 13:30 ET Hoffa Announces Teamsters Endorsement Of Gretchen Whitmer For Michigan Governor

Today, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa joined Teamsters Joint Council 43 President Greg Nowak in announcing the union's endorsement of...


Mar 08, 2018, 17:23 ET Hoffa: Steel, Aluminum Tariffs Create Fairer Playing Field For American Workers

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a letter he sent to President Trump after it was announced Thursday...


Mar 06, 2018, 14:42 ET Allegiant Air Mechanics And Related Classifications Join Teamsters

Today, mechanics and related classifications at Allegiant Air voted overwhelmingly for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters to become their...


Mar 06, 2018, 12:00 ET Workers At DHL Overwhelmingly Approve New National Contract

Workers at DHL Express have overwhelmingly voted to approve a new national Master Agreement that provides historic wage and standard of living...


Mar 01, 2018, 10:00 ET Teamsters: At Annual Meeting, AmerisourceBergen To Face Heightened Calls For Accountability Amid Opioid Crisis From $2.2 Trillion Cohort Of Investors

At pill distributor AmerisourceBergen's (NYSE: ABC) shareholder meeting Thursday, the board of directors and top executives will face surging...


Feb 28, 2018, 14:54 ET Teamsters' Jim Glimco To International Allies: Thank You For Your Commitment

Teamsters Passenger Transportation Division Representative and President of Teamsters Local 777 Jim Glimco addressed international union...


Feb 28, 2018, 12:11 ET Teamsters Call On Joint Select Committee To Move Quickly To Solve Pension Crisis

Following today's announcement of the final members of Congress that will serve on the bipartisan, House-Senate Joint Select Committee on Solvency...


Feb 26, 2018, 16:56 ET Teamsters: Federal Agency Says Amazon-Whole Foods Supplier Breaks Labor Laws

As Amazon considers Denver for its new headquarters, the online behemoth's food distribution network faces legal scrutiny for violations...


Feb 15, 2018, 16:50 ET Teamsters Say Death Of San Francisco Waste Worker Exposes Dangers Of The Job

The following is a statement from Teamsters Solid Waste & Recycling Division Director Ron Herrera in response to the death of Jeremy Gordon, a...


Feb 07, 2018, 16:50 ET Teamsters Support Creation Of Bipartisan House-Senate Committee To Solve Pension Crisis

The Teamsters Union applauds today's announcement of the formation of a bipartisan, House-Senate Joint Select Committee to find a solution to the...