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Nov 12, 2019, 17:55 ET Teamsters And Allies Protest UC Pay Cut

On Wednesday, November 13, at 7:30 am, Teamsters and their allies in the UC Administrative Professionals Network will be attending the University of...


Nov 12, 2019, 15:30 ET Reddaway Workers Join Teamsters Local 174

A group of 80 drivers, hostlers, and dock workers at USF Reddaway are celebrating after ratifying their first-ever Union contract with Teamsters...


Nov 06, 2019, 14:58 ET Rancho Palos Verdes Voters Defeat Measure B

Terranea Resort said today that it would continue to defend its associates against the predatory tactics of UniteHere Local 11 after Rancho Palos...


Nov 06, 2019, 13:42 ET MNA Nurses Call on Baystate to Keep Care Local After Decision to Sever Ties with Controversial For-Profit Mental Health Company

Registered nurses who have been advocating with a community coalition to keep care local in the face of Baystate Health's proposed closures of mental ...


Nov 05, 2019, 10:00 ET NMI® at 54.7%; GDP Growing at 2.1%; October Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in October for the 117th consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives...


Nov 05, 2019, 08:30 ET Sindilojas-SP assina Convenção Coletiva de Trabalho com Comerciários

Após 3 meses de exaustiva negociação, o Sindicato dos Lojistas do Comércio de São Paulo (Sindilojas-SP) informa que, no final do dia 1º de novembro...


Nov 04, 2019, 15:56 ET DPH Deems Tobey Hospital's Maternity Services "Essential"

The Department of Public Health this morning issued its findings regarding Southcoast Hospitals Group's decision to close its maternity unit at Tobey ...


Nov 02, 2019, 07:00 ET USW Local 63B Begins Strike over Carley Foundry's Unfair Labor Practices

The United Steelworkers (USW) said that about 220 hourly production and maintenance workers this morning began a strike against unfair labor...


Nov 01, 2019, 13:56 ET National Agreement Between Kaiser Permanente and Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions Ratified

A new, four-year collective bargaining agreement between Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions is in effect through...


Nov 01, 2019, 10:00 ET PMI® at 48.3%; GDP Growing at 1.6%; October Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in October, and the overall economy grew for the 126th consecutive month, say the nation's...


Nov 01, 2019, 09:57 ET Massachusetts Teamsters On Strike At Republic Services Extend Picket Line To Georgia

Sanitation workers on strike at Republic Services (NYSE: RSG) in Marshfield, Mass., extended their picket line to Republic's operations in Cumming,...


Nov 01, 2019, 09:39 ET Jobs Report: Employment Growth Stronger Than Expected

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 128,000 in October. This is a stronger than expected...


Nov 01, 2019, 09:00 ET Freight Railroads Launch New Bargaining Round With Labor Unions

The National Railway Labor Conference announced today that its members, including the nation's largest freight railroads, are launching a new...


Oct 31, 2019, 14:11 ET Sysco-Denver Faces Midnight Teamster Contract Expiration, Statewide Labor Dispute

Sysco-Denver's contract with 339 Teamsters Local 455 warehouse workers and drivers expires at midnight tonight, following 97 percent contract...


Oct 30, 2019, 18:14 ET Teamsters Applaud Passage Of Landmark Legislation To Reform NYC's Private Carting Industry

The New York City Council today passed landmark legislation to reform the city's private carting industry. For the past six years, the Teamsters...


Oct 30, 2019, 13:18 ET Negotiations Set to Resume November 14 as ASARCO ULP Strike Continues

The United Steelworkers (USW) today confirmed that negotiations for a new contract covering about 2,000 hourly workers at five ASARCO, LLC, locations ...


Oct 25, 2019, 18:20 ET Bell Limo Drivers Vote to Become Members of Teamsters Local 533

Drivers at Bell Limousine in Reno, Nevada have voted overwhelmingly to become members of Teamsters Local 533. "I applaud the efforts of our newest...


Oct 25, 2019, 07:00 ET Teamsters On Strike At Republic Services Extend Picket Lines From Massachusetts To Indiana

Sanitation workers on strike at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] in Marshfield, Mass., extended their picket line to the Republic facility in...


Oct 24, 2019, 12:18 ET Justice for Port Drivers: L.A. City Council Unanimously Demands That America's Biggest Retailers Clean Up Their Supply Chain, Move Business to Trucking and Warehousing Companies That Comply With Law

After years of protests, legal actions, and strikes by warehouse workers and port truck drivers at NFI Industries/California Cartage – which had a...


Oct 23, 2019, 16:37 ET Air Canada Announces Ratification of New 10-Year Collective Agreement by US Employees

MONTREAL, Oct. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada today announced it had been advised by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), the union...


Oct 23, 2019, 16:26 ET Trinity Transportation Workers Vote To Join Teamsters Local 243

With over 90 percent of school bus drivers, monitors and mechanics voting in favor of union representation, Trinity Transportation workers in Detroit ...


Oct 23, 2019, 16:12 ET Teamsters Ratify Air Canada Contract

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters have ratified their newest ten-year collective bargaining agreement with Air Canada. The agreement covers...


Oct 23, 2019, 09:30 ET Hundreds of USW Activists to Hold Rally, Visit Lawmakers

More than 600 rank-and-file activists from United Steelworkers (USW) local unions across the United States will travel to Washington, D.C., next week ...


Oct 23, 2019, 09:00 ET U.S. Labor Market Demonstrates Signs of Slowing in Third Quarter 2019

Wages for U.S. workers grew 3.2 percent over the last year, increasing the average wage level by $0.90 to $28.71 an hour, according to the ADP...


Oct 22, 2019, 16:41 ET Teamsters Local 727 Supports Mayor Lightfoot's Congestion Tax On Uber, Lyft Rides

Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. today announced the union's support of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's plan to apply a new...