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  • TForce Freight Negotiations Update: May 26, 2023 May 26, 2023
    The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) met with TForce Freight this week in Chicago to continue negotiations for a new national agreement to succeed the current agreement that is set to expire on July 31.    Spirited discussions were had across the table on many subjects, including the company’s subcontracting and excessive rail usage.   […]
  • ABF Negotiations Update: May 26, 2023 May 26, 2023
    The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) met with ABF Freight in Kansas City this week to continue bargaining for a new ABF National Master Freight Agreement.   The parties made significant progress on both economic and non-economic items. Economic issues such as wages, health and welfare, pensions, sick leave, and holidays were significant points of […]
  • NRT School Bus Workers Win Strike in Marlborough, Ratify Contract May 26, 2023
    (MARLBOROUGH, Mass.) – Following a three-day strike, bus workers at North Reading Transportation (NRT) have overwhelmingly voted to ratify their first Teamster contract. These bus workers are represented by Teamsters Local 170 and provide student transportation for Marlborough Public Schools. The agreement covers 65 workers and includes wage increases, Teamsters 401(k) with company contributions, and […]
  • Teamsters Halt Waymo in San Francisco May 26, 2023
    (SAN FRANCISCO) – A zoning appeal victory for the Teamsters Union has effectively stopped the expansion of autonomous (AV) carmaker Waymo following a unanimous vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. The board agreed with the union’s claim that the company had not been forthright in its application to alter the use of a […]
  • Teamsters Condemn Plan to Raise Federal Limits on Maximum Truck Weights May 25, 2023
    (WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters Freight Division Director John Murphy and Teamsters Carhaul Division Director Avral Thompson on a vote in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to approve HR 3372 and HR 2948, which raise maximum allowable truck weights for vehicles operating on the nation’s interstate highways: “The Teamsters see […]
  • Seattle School Bus Drivers at Zūm Vote to Authorize a Strike May 24, 2023
    A group of nearly 150 drivers and technicians providing roughly half the yellow bus service for the Seattle School District (SSD) now sit at the precipice of a work stoppage, after workers voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike over the weekend. Yellow bus service for SSD had previously been exclusively provided by First Student, until […]
  • Minnesota Teamsters Celebrate Passage Of Pro-Worker Omnibus Legislation May 24, 2023
    (ST. PAUL, Minn.) – The Teamsters are commending Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and the state legislature for including critical pro-worker provisions in a $1.37 billion jobs bill. The new law protects warehouse workers from unrealistic and dangerous work conditions by requiring transparency on worker quotas and performance metrics. It also prevents all workers from being […]
  • Teamster Flight Attendants Vote Down Sun Country Tentative Agreement May 23, 2023
    (MINNEAPOLIS) – Flight attendants at Sun Country Airlines who are represented by Teamsters Local 120 have voted overwhelmingly to reject their latest collective bargaining agreement with the carrier. “Earlier this year, Sun Country told investors and shareholders that it grew year-over-year revenue by 43.6 percent to $894.4 million, a record high for the employer,” said […]
  • Teamsters to Chipotle Shareholders: Support the Right to Organize May 23, 2023
    (LANSING, Mich.) – The Teamsters are calling on shareholders of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. to support Item Six, a proposal that calls for the adoption of a non-interference policy in worker organizing efforts to prevent union busting at the company. The Chipotle staff in Lansing who joined Teamsters Local 243 became the first workers to […]
  • NRT School Bus Workers Ratify Teamster Contract in Framingham May 22, 2023
    (FRAMINGHAM, Mass.) – Bus workers at North Reading Transportation (NRT) have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new contract. The Teamsters provide student transportation for Framingham Public Schools. The agreement covers 64 workers and includes wage increases, Teamsters 401(k) with company contributions beginning in the second year, and holiday and attendance bonuses. “Congratulations to the Framingham […]


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