News From: Teamsters

by Daniel Hinton | on Mar 14, 2019

Save the NY Film Tax Credits

The annual battle of the budget has been waging in Albany, NY. Facing a billion-dollar deficit and a hard deadline at the end of the month, some state legislators are stooping so low as to threaten...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 04, 2019

What Union is Qualified to Organize Amazon?

Oh, Amazon, what to do with you. First, you innovated e-commerce to become the world’s largest Internet retailer, and at the same time, you did your best to thwart organized labor at every...

by Guest Post | on Mar 01, 2019

Drivers at DHL Contractor Join the Teamsters

Drivers at KWK Trucking in Los Angeles, a contractor for DHL Express, voted 83-23 to be represented by Teamsters Local 986. There are 108 drivers in the bargaining unit and the vote took place...

by Guest Post | on Feb 11, 2019

Teamsters Respond: Amazon Pulling out of NYC?

The following is a statement from Teamsters Joint Council 16 President George Miranda on reports that Amazon is reevaluating its decision to locate its HQ2 in Long Island City.

by Brian Young | on Jan 16, 2019

Truck Drivers Get their Day in Court

In a surprising move, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of workers. In the case of New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, the court ruled that workers in the transportation industry cannot be forced...

by Guest Post | on Dec 19, 2018

The Red Cross are Teamsters

This post was written by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Mobile blood collections staff at the American Red Cross in St. Louis, Missouri, voted 32-1 yesterday to become members of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 12, 2018

UCOMM Live: Ray Apologizes for Donald Trump

Digital Marketing guru Ray Lopez is on this weeks show to talk about how he trained Cambridge Analytica to help them steal the Presidential election. He apologizes, thanks Ray. Do you know what...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 08, 2018

Teamsters UPS Contract: Apathy or Mandate?

Union Contract ratification votes were recently tallied at the United Parcel Service, the largest collective bargaining agreement in North America, between UPS and the International...

by Guest Post | on Aug 28, 2018

Nerd Herders Organizing For a Voice

Teamsters led an action in the Castro section of the city today to protest working conditions for high tech bus drivers. The 600 members of Teamsters Local 853 are seeking a secure retirement and...

by Guest Post | on Aug 15, 2018

Teamsters Get Industry-Leading Deal for UPS Aircraft Mechanics

One thousand three hundred UPS aircraft mechanics and related employees represented by Teamsters Local 2727 have secured significant raises in pay, improved retirement security and the protection of...

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