(WASHINGTON) – Teamsters at YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) rejected the company’s proposal that would have extended and modified the existing memorandum of understanding. Members voted over the past several weeks and ballots were counted today.
After 18 months, two strikes and multiple charges filed, school bus drivers and monitors with a local Teamsters union approved a contract with Poughkeepsie-based Durham School Services that will improve working conditions and safety, they announced.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for January 13, 2014.
Once again, due to our unity and strength as members of the Teamsters-affiliated Washington, D.C. Taxi Operators Association, our voices have been heard. Last night, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority extended the comment deadline regarding fee increases from today until January 24—an extra two weeks for drivers to comment!
(WASHINGTON) – Teamster Local Union leaders representing UPS Freight workers across the country endorsed a new tentative national agreement on Jan. 6. The new agreement provides for major economic improvements and protects work and jobs at a time when most LTL companies are cutting wages and benefits.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for January 10, 2014.
(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is raising concerns about legislation introduced this afternoon that would allow trade deals to move through Congress with limited debate and no chance of being amended.
The media this week is thick with retrospectives of the “War on Poverty” on the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s effort to stamp out the U.S. underclass. And while some are quick to call the effort a failure, those reports miss the point and fail to see how the program should be a springboard for government’s next effort – a war FOR the middle class.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for January 9, 2014.