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2014-03-31 16:24:53

Local 817 Leader Committed to Strong Representation, Growth in New Media WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today announced the appointment of Tom O'Donnell, President of Teamsters Local 817 in Lake Success, New York, as Director of the Teamsters Motion Picture and Theatrical Trades Division. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "Tom has been a strong partner in growing the Motion...

2013-10-29 16:20:47

New Association Is Powerful Teamster Voice For More Than 6,000 Drivers WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of taxicab drivers in the nation's capital attended the first meeting of the new Washington, D.C., Taxi Operators Association today in overwhelming support for a strong affiliation with the Teamsters as the city imposes major, costly industry changes affecting their livelihoods. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131029/DC06515) (Logo:...

2013-10-24 16:20:17

Washington, D.C. Taxi Operators Association To Provide Strong Voice For Drivers WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cab drivers in the nation's capital are joining together with the Teamsters Union to announce the formation of the new Washington, D.C. Taxi Operators Association. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) The association is being created to give the more than 6,000 taxi cab drivers in Washington, who are independent owner- or...

2013-10-18 12:20:22

New Law Protects Truck Drivers from Costly and Unnecessary Sleep Apnea Tests WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union helped score a victory for truck drivers this week when H.R. 3095 was signed into law compelling the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to follow the formal rulemaking process to set strict guidelines for when they can require screening, testing and treatment for sleep apnea. (Logo:...

2013-09-25 16:26:08

Official Statement of James P. Hoffa, Teamsters General President WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an official statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "In July, I co-wrote a letter to Sen. Harry Reid and Rep. Nancy Pelosi expressing our concerns about specific provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the potential unintended consequences of those provisions. The...

New Tip From Mafia Informant Leads FBI To Jimmy Hoffa Hunt
2013-06-18 07:32:47

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, FBI investigators began searching a Michigan field for the remains of Jimmy Hoffa after a tip from 85-year-old Tony Zerilli, the son of former Detroit mob boss Joseph Zerilli, led them to the scene of the apparent crime. Zerilli alerted investigators in January that the former Teamsters boss, 62 at the time of his disappearance, was bound, gagged and struck over the head with a shovel before being buried alive on the...

2013-06-03 20:20:05

Ask for Rehearing or Rehearing En Banc from D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals WASHINGTON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters today asked for a rehearing on its challenge to the Department of Transportation's cross-border trucking program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Last month the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld the legality of the pilot program to open U.S. borders to unsafe Mexican...

2013-05-07 12:22:18

DOT and Congress Plan to Push Company-Friendly Legislation WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Teamsters, the Truck Safety Coalition, U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) and representatives of several families who have suffered death and injury as a result of truck crashes, held a news conference marking the re-introduction of legislation that would prevent an increase in size and weight allowances for trucks. (Logo:...

2013-03-27 08:20:16

U.S. School Bus Workers Join UK Trade Unionists BIRMINGHAM, England, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamster school bus drivers who work at National Express Group PLC (NEX: LN) rallied with British members of Unite the Union outside the company's headquarters today, demanding the multinational transport company honor the human rights of its North American workers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) The drivers expressed their concerns over what the...

2013-03-12 16:20:14

New TSA Policy Will Undermine Security of Flying Public and Crew Members WASHINGTON, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration's recent decision allowing knives in the aircraft cabin is an outrageous move that will endanger the security of the flying public and the safety of thousands of flight attendants and pilots, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters said today. The Teamsters are part of a growing coalition demanding that the new TSA...