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News From: Teamsters

by Brian Young | on Aug 23, 2021

CVS and AT&T Workers Vote to Join a Union

Across the nation, workers are looking for ways to better protect themselves and to gain a stronger voice within their workplace. During the pandemic, workers found out just how much power they have...

by Brian Young | on Aug 11, 2021

Unions: Reject Amazon-MGM Merger

A group of unions, representing close to 4 million workers is calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to reject the pending acquisition of MGM by Amazon. The letter was sent by the Strategic...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 13, 2021

Union Organizing Wins in Insurance and Air Traffic Control

Workers across the country are fighting for better wages, better benefits, and an effective voice at work. To get this they are organizing and joining unions. Below are some of the newest victories...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 24, 2021

Podcast: Teamsters Announce National Plan to Organize Amazon

The Teamsters are going after Amazon, which is reporting sky-high injury rates. The Supreme Court issues yet another anti-union decision, while Biden announces who the deciding vote on the NLRB will...

by Brian Young | on Jun 22, 2021

Teamsters Announce National Plan to Organize Amazon

Just a few decades ago, in the heyday of the Teamsters and Jimmy Hoffa, almost no cargo or freight could travel through the United States without being touched by a Teamster. Under their National...

by Brian Young | on May 25, 2021

Teamsters Strike Billionaire Catsimatidis

Since April 19th, essential workers at United Metro Energy have been on strike. These workers provide gasoline, diesel, and heating oil to New York. Throughout the pandemic they continued to work...

by Brian Young | on May 19, 2021

Regulate Self Driving Cars

As technology changes, autonomous vehicles are becoming more prevalent. Tesla has a self-driving car, Waymo, Uber, and Lyft are all testing them, and Amazon has spent years talking about using drones...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 12, 2021

Upcoming Teamsters Election Will Decide Amazon Organizing

In November one of the largest unions in the country, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, will be voting on a new International President. For the first time since 1998, James Hoffa will not...

by Brian Young | on May 07, 2021

Teamsters Notch Largest Ever Win Against CEO Pay

CEO pay has been ballooning in recent years as worker pay has stayed stagnant, leading to an increasing wage gap between the bosses and employees. Fed up with the high price of CEO’s pay, the...

by Brian Young | on Apr 30, 2021

Teamsters: Reunite Families

One of the largest unions in the Nation, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, has announced that they will be supporting an immigration bill to reunite families. The bill, known as the...

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