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Feb 14, 2019, 14:31 ET Teamsters Joint Council 16 Statement On Amazon Cancelling HQ2 Plans In NYC

George Miranda, President of Teamsters Joint Council 16, had the following statement on Amazon's announcement that it is pulling out of plans to...


Feb 08, 2019, 17:12 ET Teamsters Joint Council 16 Statement On Amazon's Reconsideration Of HQ2 In NY

The following is a statement from Teamsters Joint Council 16 President George Miranda on reports that Amazon is reevaluating its decision to locate...


Sep 13, 2017, 14:44 ET New York Teamsters Become "Sanctuary Union" Following Deportation of Union Member

Following the deportation of a long-serving Teamster member last week, Teamsters Joint Council 16 today passed a resolution to become a "sanctuary...


Jun 16, 2017, 13:51 ET Teamsters: 'The Best Pizza Chain In America' Joins Clare Rose Boycott

Called "The Best Pizza Chain in America" by USA Today, Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza is now a leader in the fight to save good jobs at local beer...


May 16, 2017, 17:25 ET Labor Leaders Challenge Subsidies Awarded To Clare Rose

Teamsters and other labor leaders sent a letter to the Town of Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency today, urging the agency to hold local...


May 16, 2017, 16:34 ET Teamsters: Clare Rose Begins Replacing Long Island Strikers

Clare Rose began permanently replacing striking union members at the Long Island Budweiser distributor on Monday. It is a violation of federal labor...


Jul 12, 2016, 09:45 ET UNFI Drivers in Hudson Valley Join Teamsters Union

Drivers at America's largest organic and natural food supplier United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) [NASDAQ: UNFI] have voted to join Teamsters Local...


May 19, 2016, 11:12 ET Con Edison Subcontracted Workers Authorize Strike

Workers at Allstate Power Vac – a Con Edison contractor – announced today that they have voted unanimously to authorize a strike, as negotiations...


Nov 20, 2015, 12:49 ET Teamsters Join With Business, Community To Host Sunset Park Job Fair

Sunset Park is home to some of the last sections of working waterfront in the city, and a job fair held Tuesday night aims to employ neighborhood...


Nov 10, 2015, 01:55 ET Allstate Power Vac Workers Join Teamsters

On Monday, November 9, employees at Allstate Power Vac, Inc. in New York City voted by an overwhelming margin of nearly 98 percent to join Teamsters...


Jan 21, 2015, 01:28 ET Hunts Point Teamsters Vote To Ratify Contract, Call For City Investment

Workers at Hunts Point Market voted to approve a new, three-year contract today, with 97 percent of workers voting "yes." The 1,300 workers, members...


Jan 17, 2015, 06:06 ET Teamsters Reach Tentative Contract Deal at Hunts Point

Teamsters Local 202 announced this afternoon that it had reached a tentative contract agreement with Hunts Point Market. The union's 1,300 members at ...


Jan 15, 2015, 08:07 ET Hunts Point Workers Postpone Strike Until Sunday at Request of Federal Mediator

Teamsters Local 202 has postponed its strike at Hunts Point Market until 4PM Sunday, at the request of the Acting Director of the Federal Mediation...


Jan 14, 2015, 11:13 ET Hunts Point Market Teamsters Authorize Strike, Demand Fair Wages For Bronx Families

The members of Teamsters Local 202 at Hunts Point Market voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike yesterday. The workers operate the South Bronx...


Sep 03, 2014, 07:30 ET Horse-Drawn Victor dE Souza Runway Show Starts Fashion Week Off Running

Two of the city's most treasured traditions united this evening as Fashion Week and New York's horse-drawn carriages joined together to debut Victor...


Jan 11, 2014, 07:00 ET Teamsters Joint Council 16 Applauds Governor Cuomo's Signing of New York State Commercial Goods Industry Fair Play Act

Today, Teamsters Joint Council 16 expressed their thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo for signing the New York State Commercial Goods Industry Fair Play Act...


Jan 10, 2014, 09:38 ET Teamsters Joint Council 16 Applauds Governor Cuomo's Signing of New York State Commercial Goods Industry Fair Play Act

Today, Teamsters Joint Council 16 expressed their thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo for signing the New York State Commercial Goods Industry Fair Play Act...


Apr 17, 2013, 03:11 ET "City Hall Don't Frieze Out New Yorkers"

Leaders of the City's top labor organizations stood with members of the City Council today to confront the organizers of the Frieze New York Art Show ...