News From: Community

by Guest Post | on Apr 25, 2018

Treated Differently Because of Skin Color

Support workers at Two Men and a Truck, fighting to join Teamsters Local 814. Click here to send management a message.   Professional movers at the New York City franchise of Two Men...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 18, 2018

Real Everyday Heroes; Lineman Appreciation Day

In a few days, the last remaining utility lineman who responded to restoring the power grid in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated their infrastructure will be coming home. UCOMM took...

by Guest Post | on Mar 01, 2018

Teachers getting behind Gun Control

We pulled this text from an email we received from the Bad Ass Teachers Association and from their website. Major demonstrations are taking place across the country on April 20th.  Dear BATs...

by Press and Media | on Feb 13, 2018

Teamsters Members Buy Car for Co-Worker Who Walks Miles to Work Everyday

A hardworking Teamster at UPS just got a huge gift from his co-workers to thank him for his dedication to his family and his job.

by Brian Young | on Feb 01, 2018

Remembering the "I AM" Sanitation Strike Campaign

Across the nation people are taking part in the I AM 2018 day of remembrance for Echol Cole and Robert Walker. Both men were killed on February 1st when they were crushed by their sanitation truck....

by Brian Young | on Jan 31, 2018

How Amazon Fulfillment Centers Fail to Deliver Jobs

Recently there has been a lot of news about the cities bidding on Amazon’s second headquarters. In their plans, cities are proposing tax cuts, and are touting their benefits with the hope that...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 23, 2018

DeVos touts DC Charter; Closed Due to Failing Test Scores

Just 9 months after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Trump’s wife Melania visited a DC Charter School, the D.C. Public Charter School Board has announced that the school will be closing due...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 15, 2018

MLK Day is Our Day

All movements derive from the union movement. The will and desire to be treated fairly and have access to opportunity and progress is almost the sole mission of all social, economic and progressive...

by Kate Hogan | on Jan 08, 2018

Proudly Made in the USA: MyPillow

Pillows play a big part in how you sleep at night. When you’re out searching for your next one, look for one that is made right here in the United States. One such pillow is MyPillow.

by Brian Young | on Dec 21, 2017

Santa's All Year Round

The union movement teaches us that we are all brothers and sisters, regardless of trade or job status. Union members know that thanks to their bargaining power they are often better off than non-...

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