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  • Teamsters Local 174 Strike at Gary Merlino Construction Enters Fifth Day November 26, 2021
    The Unfair Labor Practice strike by 34 construction drivers at Gary Merlino Construction entered its fifth day Wednesday, with pickets ongoing at GMC and Stoneway facilities in Renton and Seattle. In addition, striking workers took their show on the road for the first time, setting up pickets outside several major commercial construction jobs in the […]
  • Republic Services Workers in Orange County Authorize Strike November 24, 2021
    (ORANGE COUNTY, Calif.) -- Over 400 sanitation workers employed by Republic Services at facilities in Anaheim and Huntington Beach have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike against the company, should it be necessary. This step follows multiple contract bargaining sessions with the company since the workers’ contract expired in late September. Little progress has been […]
  • Mission School Transportation Workers Ratify Contract with Teamsters Local 572 November 23, 2021
    Latest Collective Bargaining Agreement Comes After Two Day Strike (LONG BEACH, Calif.) – Over 100 drivers and mechanics who provide special needs student transportation for the Long Beach and Torrance Unified School Districts (LBUSD and TUSD) have voted by five-to-one margin to ratify their latest contract with Mission School Transportation. The agreement comes after the […]
  • Teamsters Local 174 On ‘Unfair Labor Practice’ Strike at Gary Merlino Construction November 22, 2021
    Group of 34 construction drivers withhold labor over GMC’s failure to bargain in good faith At 5:30am on Friday November 19, pickets went up at Gary Merlino Construction plants in Renton and Seattle as workers walked off the job in an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike. The strike was called after GMC management refused to […]
  • Local 344 Organizing Victory at DHL November 19, 2021
    (MILWAUKEE) – Today, workers at DHL-Semper Fi Logistics voted for representation by Local 344 by a 16-8 vote conducted by the National Labor Relations Board. These delivery drivers and dock workers contacted Local 344 seeking improvements in their working conditions, wages and benefits. “This hard-fought effort is a long time coming.” said Constance Thornton, delivery driver […]
  • Hoffa: House Passage of Build Back Better Act is a Boon for Working Families November 19, 2021
    (WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on the House’s approval today of the Build Back Better Act (BBBA), which invests in hardworking Americans by helping them to better support their families. “This morning’s vote by the House is one that will help millions of hardworking Americans. The Biden […]
  • Teamsters United Slate Elected to 5-Year Term to Lead Union November 19, 2021
    (WASHINGTON) – The O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United slate has been elected to lead the international union for the next five years. The candidates for General President, General Secretary-Treasurer, International Vice Presidents At-Large, International Trustees and International Vice Presidents in the Central, Eastern, Southern and Western Regions were elected Thursday night in the 2021 Election of International […]
  • Workers at XPO in Albany, New York Vote to Join Teamsters Local 294 November 19, 2021
    The certification procedures are now finalized showing that a majority of drivers at XPO Logistics in Albany, New York have voted to join Teamsters Local 294. “We welcome the drivers at XPO, who remained strong despite the company’s vicious anti-worker, anti-union campaign,” said John Bulgaro, President of Local 294 in Albany. “We will work with […]
  • Teamsters Urge House Panel to Consider Wages, Safety in Supply Chain Discussions November 17, 2021
    (WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters said today that lawmakers must push companies to improve wages and working conditions for truck drivers as they seek solutions to upgrade the movement of goods across the country instead of considering industry proposals like allowing teenagers to drive big rigs that would only endanger motorists nationwide. In response to a […]
  • Teamsters, Hoffa Attend Infrastructure Bill Signing November 17, 2021
    Two Teamster members who work in the building and construction industries joined Teamster General President Jim Hoffa at the White House earlier this week when President Biden signed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law. Local 639 member Laaron Hardison, a steward for Aggregate Industries, and Local 509 member Roland LeMay, a steward for Precision […]
  • Teamsters Ballot Count Underway November 16, 2021
    (Alexandria, VA) Ballots in the Election of International Union Officers are being counted this week by the independent Office of the Election Supervisor at a warehouse just outside of Washington, D.C. Teamster members from across North America returned 189,335 ballots. Teamsters Communications staff spoke with the Election Supervisor, Richard Mark, about the count. Here’s what […]
  • Build Back Better Will Create Millions of Jobs, Help Working Families November 16, 2021
    The Teamsters and many other pro-worker groups have continually voiced their support for the Build Back Better Act (BBBA), which would enact much of President Biden’s economic platform. Why, you may ask? Well, there are about 2.3 million reasons why. And that’s only in the first year after it’s enacted. The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) […]

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