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Aug 16, 2019, 09:53 ET Sysco Sygma-KC Workers Choose Teamsters Local 955

Sysco-Sygma Kansas City warehouse workers voted overwhelmingly for Teamsters Local 955 representation Thursday, the second Teamster election win in...


Aug 15, 2019, 15:41 ET Marcus King Appointed to Lead Teamsters Human Rights and Diversity Commission

Marcus W. King, President of New Jersey's Teamsters Local 331, has been appointed as the Director of the Teamsters Human Rights and Diversity...


Aug 14, 2019, 15:34 ET Hoffa: Proposed Hours Of Service Changes Would Put Road Safety At Risk

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a notice of proposed rulemaking unveiled by the Federal Motor Carrier...


Aug 13, 2019, 13:19 ET Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement With Air Canada

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has reached a tentative agreement with Air Canada, the largest passenger carrier in Canada. The proposed...


Aug 13, 2019, 10:11 ET Chicagoland Teamsters Ratify Three School Bus Contracts In Under Two Weeks

Teamsters in the Chicago metropolitan area have ratified three contracts in less than two weeks for over 500 drivers and monitors working for...


Aug 09, 2019, 16:51 ET Sysco South Florida Workers Vote 'Teamsters Yes'

Sysco workers notched another union election victory today after 130 warehouse workers voted for Teamsters Local 769 representation. The workers join ...


Aug 08, 2019, 15:13 ET Teamsters Stand in Solidarity with UFCW, Condemn Mississippi Raids on Workers

The Teamsters Union stands with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) as it works to protect its members against U.S. Immigration and...


Aug 06, 2019, 17:00 ET Booker Presidential Campaign Staff Organizes With Iowa Teamsters

The national presidential campaign staff of Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) have chosen Teamsters Local 238 to represent them, becoming the latest...


Jul 30, 2019, 11:15 ET Teamsters At UPS Receive Wage Increase August 1

General wage increases for full-time and part-time UPS Teamsters of 75 cents per hour will go into effect August 1, 2019 under the nation's largest...


Jul 29, 2019, 02:00 ET Teamsters Warn South African Investors Of Workers' Rights Risks At XPO Logistics (USA)

Today, the Teamsters Union is warning South African institutional investors regarding the many risks facing investments in one of the world's largest ...


Jul 24, 2019, 21:07 ET House Passes Teamsters-Backed Pension Reform Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to pass H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, more commonly referred to as The...


Jul 18, 2019, 12:34 ET Hoffa: House Approval Of Minimum Wage Hike Is Long Overdue For Workers

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the House's passage today of H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act, which...


Jul 18, 2019, 09:32 ET Hoffa: Teamsters Laud House For Passing Repeal Of Excise Tax On Health Plans

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the passage of legislation offered by Reps. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) and...


Jul 17, 2019, 11:57 ET Teamsters Reach Agreement In Principle With Air Canada

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has reached an agreement in principle with Air Canada, the largest passenger carrier in Canada. The...


Jul 15, 2019, 18:51 ET Teamsters Score Critical Legal Victory As First Step In Reversing Rising Tide Of Deadly Opioid Crisis

A U.S. District Court order takes strong first steps to address the opioid crisis, setting common sense lower limits for opioid prescriptions offered ...


Jul 15, 2019, 14:45 ET Teamsters Stand In Solidarity With Striking Amazon Workers

Teamsters across North America stand in solidarity with the Amazon fulfillment workers striking in Minnesota. Similar to workers moving Amazon goods, ...


Jul 10, 2019, 16:59 ET Teamsters Applaud Ways And Means Vote To Approve Pension Reform Bill

The Teamsters Union applauds the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means for today's vote to approve H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation...


Jul 08, 2019, 16:28 ET Teamsters Stand In Solidarity With California UFCW Workers

Teamsters Joint Council 42 in Los Angeles, Calif. voted unanimously to sanction a possible strike that could impact more than 60,000 grocery workers...


Jul 08, 2019, 14:38 ET Teamsters Call On Ways And Means To Approve Pension Reform Bill

Today, the Teamsters Union called on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means to approve H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for...


Jun 28, 2019, 14:20 ET ExpressJet Negotiations Break Down Early As Teamsters File For Mediation With The NMB

ExpressJet Airlines, a carrier in which United Airlines holds a 49 percent stake, sent a clear message to its aircraft mechanics this week by passing ...


Jun 27, 2019, 09:00 ET Teamsters Standing Strong One Year After Anti-Worker 'Janus' Ruling

One year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with anti-union lawyers and billionaires in the contentious "Janus v. AFSCME" case, an attempt to undercut ...


Jun 17, 2019, 10:49 ET Teamsters: Sysco-Boston Drivers Ratify Contract That Improves And Secures Jobs

Drivers at Sysco near Boston voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first contract that provides improved and affordable health insurance, seniority...


Jun 11, 2019, 14:44 ET Hoffa: Teamsters Applaud House Panel's Passage Of Pension Reform Measure

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa after the House Education and Labor Committee today approved H.R. 397, the...


Jun 05, 2019, 18:15 ET Teamsters And Allies Advocate For Safety At Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Summit

Yesterday Teamsters joined Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader and other aviation industry stakeholders at the Aircraft...


Jun 04, 2019, 21:15 ET Teamsters Applaud Passage of Dream and Promise Act in U.S. House

The Teamsters Union applauds today's passage of the Dream and Promise Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Dream and Promise Act would...