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News From: Teamsters

by Guest Post | on Nov 17, 2021

Teamsters: Consider Wages & Safety in Supply Chain Issues

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...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 15, 2021

Teamsters Announce Amazon Union Election

In June, the Teamsters delegates approved an ambitious plan to organize workers at Amazon. As UCOMM previously reported unlike other organizing drives at Amazon, the Teamsters were looking for a full...

by Press and Media | on Sep 01, 2021

Teamsters Go Local in Battle with Amazon

This story was written by Reuters In June, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, one of the nation’s largest and most influential unions, vowed to make organizing the Amazon.com Inc...

by Guest Post | on Aug 25, 2021

Teamsters Join March for Voting Rights

This post was written by the Teamsters. The Teamsters are renewing their commitment to voting rights and racial equality with its participation in this year’s March on Washington on Aug. 28...

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...

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