News From: Teamsters

by Brian Young | on Mar 09, 2016

United is asking for it

When investors showed up to JP Morgan’s annual Aviation, Transportation & Industrials investor conference, they were not met with a warm reception from the mechanics who work at United....

by Brian Young | on Feb 18, 2016

Striking the friendly skies

Teamsters mechanics who work at United Continental have overwhelmingly voted down a last and final offer from the company and voted to strike.  Out of the 9,000 members in the bargaining unit 93...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 13, 2015

Fed Ex on Strike

Fed Ex is facing its first strike in the company’s 40+ year history. The 80 workers, who are based in the Gardena California, said that union busting, pension cuts and benefit cuts are the...

by Brian Young | on Nov 02, 2015

UPS: Not on time for pilots

After 5 years of negotiations, pilots who fly for UPS have voted to strike.  The pilots who are members of the Independent Pilots Association, could walk out during the holiday season if UPS can...

by Guest Post | on Oct 08, 2015

Taking on UPS for More Affordable Retiree Healthcare

Local 804 won a $4,000 pension. Now we are fighting to reduce the cost of retiree healthcare to make it even easier for you to retire.Local 804 has proposed reducing the cost of retiree healthcare to...

by Brian Young | on Sep 10, 2015

The UFC is Unionbusting

After the Teamsters Union and the Culinary Union announced last month that they had been asked by UFC fighters to help organize, the UFC is responding with two letters of its own.  In a letter...

by Brian Young | on Aug 09, 2015

Ass Kickin Union

Rhonda Rousey could soon be a Teamster.  Fighters within the premier Mixed Martial Arts federation, the UFC, are in talks with Teamster Local 986 and the Culinary Workers Union Local 226, to...

by Brian Young | on Jun 05, 2015

Wages dry up at Canada Dry

 Workers at a Delaware Bottling plant for Canada Dry, have gone on strike, leaving supermarket shelves empty as managers try to keep up with demand.  The workers, represented by the...

by Brian Young | on Mar 12, 2015

Teamsters: Skip Yuengling on St. Pats Day

With St. Patrick's day almost here, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters is reminding everyone to skip a Yuengling and drink a Union friendly beer.  The battle with Yuengling began in...

by Brian Young | on Mar 09, 2015

Fresh Direct Continues Anti Worker Attacks

The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 2013, has announced that they will sue Fresh Direct for firing and penalizing workers who did not show up during state of emergencies over the last year....

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