News From: Teamsters

by Brian Young | on Aug 08, 2019

Union Leaders Respond to ICE Raid

Children and family members gathered outside of the National Guard base in Mississippi on Thursday desperately waiting for news on the status of their parents, of their husbands, and of their wives....

by Guest Post | on Aug 01, 2019

Teamsters Ratify Wegmans Contract

Following a week-long contract review period, Teamsters Local 118 members employed at Wegmans Food Market distribution centers in Rochester voted to ratify a new agreement by an overwhelming 80...

by Brian Young | on Jul 26, 2019

Organizing Bus Drivers & Legal Services Workers

Every day more and more workers are organizing and making the decision to join a union. Whether they are a large workplace or just a few employees, these working men and women have decided to take...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 10, 2019

Harvey Milk and the Coors Boycott

June is Pride Month, a time when the LGBT community celebrates its community and remembers the struggle the community went through to gain equal rights. June was chosen because the modern Gay Rights...

by Guest Post | on May 22, 2019

Teamsters Oppose Letting Teens Drive Big Rigs

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a proposed federal pilot program that would allow drivers as young as 18 to transport goods via trucks in interstate...

by Daniel Hinton | on Apr 18, 2019

Sanctuary Union Stands Up To Trump

Unions are standing up to the Trump Administration on a laundry list of issues, from right-to-work and Janus to the government shutdown. A new front has opened up on immigration, as powerful unions...

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.

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