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  • After Sustained Push From Local 414, Fort Wayne City Council Nixes Amazon Tax Abatement July 30, 2021
    After securing a tax abatement for a new building in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Amazon came back asking the City Council for a second tax abatement on equipment. Ehren Gerdes from Teamsters Local 414 spoke out about the tax abatement letting the City Council know that Amazon is not a good investment at their meeting on […]
  • Hoffa: House Passed Labor-HHS Spending Bill Looks After the Needs of U.S. Workers July 30, 2021
    (WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on the House’s passage of a Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill yesterday that invests in the top priorities of hardworking Americans. “The Teamsters want to thank Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) for her hard work in getting a spending measure through the House that emphasizes […]
  • Hoffa: New NLRB Members Approved by Senate Will Ensure Workers Are Heard July 30, 2021
    (WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on the Senate’s confirmation of David Prouty and Gwynne Wilcox this week to serve on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), which will give Democrats a majority at the agency. “For too long, workers’ efforts to join together and bargain for fair […]
  • Teamsters Commend Congressional Action on Fair and Open Skies Act July 29, 2021
    HR 3095 Protects Safety of Workers and Passengers Alike (WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters are applauding the U.S. House of Representatives’ inclusion of HR 3095, the Fair and Open Skies Act, as an amendment to the House Appropriations Bill. “The Teamsters and our allies on Capitol Hill have been working extremely hard to ensure that ‘flag […]
  • Proposed Buy American Changes Will Boost U.S. Jobs July 28, 2021
    The Biden administration unveiled a new proposed regulation today that would ensure purchases made by the federal government support products manufactured and services provided by American workers, following through on a promise President Biden made when he first took office earlier this year. The Teamsters commend the Office of Management and Budget, and especially the […]
  • Keurig Factory Workers in Victorville Vote to Unionize: ‘We’re Not Standing for This Anymore’ July 28, 2021
    Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. workers in Victorville have narrowly voted to unionize under the Teamsters, and organizers say company pushback suggests that tough talks lie ahead to reach the factory's first collective bargaining agreement. The post Keurig Factory Workers in Victorville Vote to Unionize: ‘We’re Not Standing for This Anymore’ appeared first on International Brotherhood […]
  • Episode 214: Exceeding Expectations at XPO July 28, 2021
    Listen to the latest edition of the Teamsters Podcast and hear how XPO workers in Florida and New Jersey approved first contracts with the company; Marathon Oil and Local 120 agree to new deal after strike; and combating the growing problem of excessive heat in the workplace. Featuring audio and interviews with Local 769 member […]
  • Teamsters Joint Council 83 Endorses Terry McAuliffe for Governor July 27, 2021
    (RICHMOND, VA) – Today, Teamsters Joint Council 83 announced its support for Terry McAuliffe for governor. Joint Council 83 represents workers across Virginia in industries including delivery, logistics, public services, ports and construction. During his previous term as governor, Terry McAuliffe created 200,000 good-paying jobs in the commonwealth, drove unemployment down in every county, and […]
  • Teamsters Go Big in Pushing the PRO Act July 26, 2021
    Teamsters from coast-to-coast turned out in force last week with their fellow union brothers and sisters to urge the Senate to pass the Protect the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, which would empower hardworking Americans in their efforts to join together and fight for better wages and benefits as well as safer jobs. Whether it […]
  • The Pandemic Was Bad for Workers. Can Shareholders Turn Things Around? July 26, 2021
    One would have to forgive the American worker for feeling under siege lately. Statistics show that lower-paid workers lost the most jobs during the pandemic. The post The Pandemic Was Bad for Workers. Can Shareholders Turn Things Around? appeared first on International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

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