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2010-03-16 16:15:00

Statement of Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Now is the time to get this done. Teamster members have solid health care coverage, but the outrageous cost of insurance is hurting our employers and dragging down the economy.

2010-03-05 11:28:00

Teamsters Now Represent Nearly All Eligible UPS Freight Workers WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UPS Freight workers in LaCrosse, Wis., unanimously voted to ratify their first-ever contract as Teamsters.

2010-03-04 11:23:00

Drivers, Mechanics and Dispatchers Unite for Respect and Fairness WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Student drivers, mechanics and dispatchers in Berlin, Vermont, have voted overwhelmingly, 41-6, in favor of representation by Teamsters Local 597 in South Barre.

2010-03-01 11:31:00

Michael Filler's Appointment Gives Teamsters Important Voice on Council WASHINGTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama has appointed Michael Filler, Director of the Teamsters Public Services Division, to serve on the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Filler's appointment gives the Teamsters an important voice on the council, which is tasked with advising the president on matters involving...

2010-03-01 11:30:00

First Student Drivers Latest Group in New England to Choose Teamsters WASHINGTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Student school bus drivers in Duxbury, Massachusetts, are the latest group of school bus workers to join the Teamsters Union in New England.

2010-02-25 15:35:00

Kansas City School Bus Drivers and Monitors Unite, Send Strong Message to Company WASHINGTON, Feb.

2010-02-22 09:42:00

First Student Drivers and Monitors Unite to Drive Up Standards WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Student school bus drivers and monitors in Council Bluffs, Iowa, have voted to join the Teamsters Union, seeking respect, fair wages and affordable health care.

2010-02-12 13:57:00

Workers At Airports Across the Country Take Crucial Step For A Brighter Future WASHINGTON, Feb.

2010-02-12 12:28:00

School Bus Workers Unite for Improvements in Workplace WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- School bus drivers with First Student in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, have voted to join Teamsters Local 251 in East Providence.

2010-02-11 08:54:00

Teamsters Union is Encouraged by the Additional Investment WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union is extremely supportive of the financing YRCW [Nasdaq: YRCW] announced today to refinance the remaining bonds that did not exchange in last month's exchange offer.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]