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...

by Guest Post | on Aug 30, 2017

Teamsters Rally Against Deportation

Unions, advocates for the immigrant community, and elected officials are demanding the release of Eber Garcia Vasquez, a private sanitation worker and a long-time member of the Teamsters union....

by Brian Young | on Aug 28, 2017

Who is Ogletree?

When a workforce is organizing and the employer wants to bust the union, anti-union law firms are brought in to guide the company. These high-priced lawyers are brought in with one goal, to squash...

by Press and Media | on Aug 15, 2017

Teamsters vs. Top Chef: Not Guilty

In a follow up to yesterday's story, the Teamsters in Boston have been found not guilty.

by Kate Hogan | on Aug 14, 2017

"Pack your Knives and Go" Bravo!

A trial that pits Bravo’s “Top Chef” against members of Teamsters Local 25 that began in the spring of 2014. continued Monday morning in Boston, Massachusetts. Four members of Local...

by Guest Post | on Jul 28, 2017

Teamsters: Take Responsibility

The Teamsters Union today denounced the introduction of legislation by House Republicans that would roll back the 2015 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) "joint employer" ruling in the...

by Press and Media | on Jun 30, 2017

Strikers: Fighting for What We Also Want

We have been saying their fight is our fight for weeks, now its put into 600 words. Enjoy.  

by Guest Post | on Jun 16, 2017

Organizing DHL

Workers at DHL NH LLC had enough of management abuse and voted overwhelming to join Teamsters Local 251 in East Providence, Rhode Island on June 7. The 28 workers, who sort and deliver packages for...

by Rachel Cossio | on Jun 12, 2017

What does a Casting Director Do?

Casting directors, or casting agents, are the people responsible for assigning roles in a production. They’re hired by the production company, corporate client, director, ad agency and/or...