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  • Teamsters Authorize Strike at Detroit Casinos September 30, 2023
    (DETROIT) – Detroit casino workers have voted by an overwhelming 99 percent to authorize a strike. The authorization allows Teamsters Local 1038 and four unions representing more than 3,500 workers to call a strike should MGM Grand Detroit, Hollywood at Greektown, and MotorCity casinos fail to deliver fair contracts by the Oct. 16 deadline. Negotiations […]
  • Amazon Teamsters Picket Two L.A. Warehouses Over Unfair Labor Practices September 29, 2023
    (LOS ANGELES) – Amazon drivers from the company’s DAX8 delivery station in Palmdale, Calif., picketed two Amazon warehouses in Los Angeles County today. The pickets at DLX5 in Glendale and DCX7 in Torrance are just the latest in a three-month strike over the company’s unfair labor practices which has spread to warehouses around the country. […]
  • Teamsters Local 777 Secures Tentative Agreements at Five Cresco Dispensaries September 28, 2023
    (CHICAGO) – Workers at five Sunnyside Dispensaries — a subsidiary of multi-state cannabis operator Cresco — have reached tentative agreements for first union contracts with Teamsters Local 777. “Two years ago, we didn’t have any cannabis workers under a collective bargaining agreement. Including these agreements, we have more than 15 contracts throughout the industry. The […]
  • Teamsters to NHTSA: Say No to Cruise Origin September 27, 2023
    (WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters have filed comments with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that call on the agency to deny a request by General Motors in conjunction with its autonomous vehicle subsidiary Cruise. The company is seeking an exemption from Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) for the Cruise Origin, a fully self-driving […]
  • Teamsters Commend Senate for Passing SAFER Banking Act Out of Committee September 27, 2023
    (WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union commends the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs for passing S. 2860, the Secure and Fair Enforcement Regulation (SAFER) Banking Act, earlier today. The SAFER Banking Act would provide safer working conditions for cannabis workers by amending federal laws to allow their employers access to traditional financial […]
  • Teamsters Applaud FTC’s Antitrust Lawsuit Against Amazon September 26, 2023
    (WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters applaud the Federal Trade Commission and 17 state attorneys general today for suing, Inc. The lawsuit details how Amazon engages in abusive business practices to illegally maintain its powerful position in the market at the expense of workers and small businesses. “The tide is turning in favor of working people,” […]
  • Amazon Warehouse Workers Deliver Petition, Drivers Picket Outside California Air Hub September 25, 2023
    (SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.) — Amazon workers at KSBD, the company’s regional air hub in Southern California, delivered a petition today demanding a pay increase, safer working conditions, and the right to a witness at meetings with management. Outside the facility, striking Amazon delivery drivers from Palmdale, Calif., extended their picket line as part of a […]
  • Chicago Teamsters Ratify Five-Year Contract at Waste Management September 25, 2023
    (CHICAGO) – Members of Teamsters Local 731 at Waste Management, Inc. (WMI) in Chicago have voted by an overwhelming 2-1 margin for a strong new contract. The five-year agreement is being hailed as the richest ever negotiated by the 450-worker group and contains numerous improvements to benefits, contract language, and working conditions.  “We were successful […]
  • Mixer Drivers at Corliss Ratify First Contract with Teamsters Local 174 September 25, 2023
    (TUKWILA, Wash.)—Nearly 11 months after joining Teamsters Local 174, 50 drivers at Corliss Resources have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a strong Teamster contract. The agreement secures major improvements to every aspect of the group’s working conditions – including wage increases, full family Teamster health care coverage paid by the employer, a Teamster pension, and work […]
  • BMWED Rail Teamsters Win Paid Sick Leave from BNSF September 25, 2023
    The Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division of the Teamsters (BMWED) announced a new agreement this month with BNSF that gives members four paid sick days per year. The agreement is pending ratification by BMWED members who work at BNSF. The agreement provides the paid sick days annually to every qualifying maintenance of way […]


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