News From: Teamsters

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 Jan 22, 2018

Catholic Church Files Brief Supporting Union in Janus Case

The Supreme Court is set to hear Janus v. AFSCME on February 26th and both sides are getting all of their documents in. One such document is called an amicus brief, or a friend of the court brief....

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 11, 2017

Union Busting on the Set of Norma Rae

Norma Rae may be a film about organizing a union, but the producers of the Broadway adaptation seem to have missed the point of the story when they decided to not allow a casting director to take...

by Kate Hogan | on Nov 29, 2017

UCOMM Sneak Peak: Al Pacino as Jimmy Hoffa

Only Martin Scorsese could get together a super-group of mobster movie legends like Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, and Robert De Niro. He’s done that with his new movie, The Irishman.

by Press and Media | on Nov 21, 2017

Teamsters Win $30,000 from Union Buster

If you needed more proof that union busting doesn't pay, just ask Shred-it if it was worth it.

by Guest Post | on Oct 31, 2017

Teamsters Win $25 Million

The Regional Director for Region 9, on behalf of the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), has signed a court-mediated settlement agreement among the NLRB, VIUSA, Inc. (...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 05, 2017

Teamsters Denounce Lies About Strike in Puerto Rico

Last week, UCOMM reported how Teamsters locals in the United States were organizing members to head down to Puerto Rico to aid in the delivery of needed supplies. While they were organizing this trip...

by Brian Young | on Sep 29, 2017

Teamsters Sending Drivers to Puerto Rico

After Hurricane Maria destroyed much of Puerto Rico, one of the largest rebuilding efforts began. Puerto Ricans are facing months without electricity, some have no potable water and shortages of food...

by Guest Post | on Sep 18, 2017

New York Teamsters Become a Sanctuary Union

Following the deportation of a long-serving Teamster member last week, Teamsters Joint Council 16 today passed a resolution to become a "sanctuary union." As a sanctuary union, the...

by Kate Hogan | on Sep 08, 2017

Successful Union Elections

It seems like every time you turn on the television, upsetting headlines are splattered across the screen. In these sad times, we at UCOMM thought it would help if we brought you some good news. In...