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2012-02-23 11:20:00

UNI Swedish Commission of Inquiry Holds First of Three Hearings in U.S. BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters and legal and security experts testified about workers' rights violations by Loomis, an armored car guard company, before a public hearing at the UC Berkeley Labor Center on Tuesday. The hearing was held by UNI's Swedish Commission of Inquiry into the Labor Practices of Loomis. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) The...

2012-01-26 10:26:00

Teamsters Union Represents More than 7,500 Delivery Drivers, Merchandisers WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union on Thursday warned Hostess Brands Inc. not to misuse the bankruptcy process in an attempt to bully its way to unnecessary operations changes, saying a consensual resolution with sacrifices by all stakeholders is what is required. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) The company filed motions on Wednesday to...

2012-01-24 10:50:00

Workers Unite for Respect, Fair Wages and a Better Workplace WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Student monitors in Olathe, Kan., have voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local 838 in Kansas City, Mo. The 95 workers are uniting for better wages, benefits, respect and a voice on the job. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "I feel the industry that we're in really needs to drive up their standards. We need better benefits and...

2012-01-20 11:32:00

Members Approve Contract With Solid Wage, Pension and Health Care Gains BRONX, N.Y., Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, workers at the Hunts Point Produce Market represented by Teamsters Local 202 in the Bronx, overwhelmingly voted to ratify a new three-year agreement that provides financial security and affordable health care for the nearly 1,300 members and their families. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) The workers, which include...

2012-01-19 13:10:00

City Council, Environmental Groups Join Teamsters to Call for Safety LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamster members came in force to rally at the American Reclamation solid waste facility near Glendale today to demand that the company provide safer working conditions for its employees. Teamsters were joined by LA City Council members, a former American Reclamation employee and environmental groups under the common banner of workplace safety. (Logo:...

2012-01-13 15:03:00

Teamsters Return to Work as Union Suspends National Strike WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamster pipeline construction workers across the country returned to work today following an agreement between the union and the Pipe Line Contractors Association (PLCA) to extend the previous labor agreement for three months. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) This will mark the third time the National Pipe Line Agreement, which expired on...

2012-01-11 15:01:00

Pipeline Construction Contractors' Attack on Retirement Security Could Threaten Thousands of Jobs in California WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamster pipeline construction workers in California went on strike today to protest the continued attack on their retirement security by the Pipe Line Contractors Association (PLCA). The action threatens thousands of jobs in California, and is an expansion of a national strike that began on Jan. 1 in Pennsylvania and...

2012-01-09 15:19:00

DALLAS, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 3, 2012, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) published a news release in Washington, D.C. claiming that more than "700 Teamsters pipeline construction workers across the country are preparing to strike after negotiations failed with the Pipe Line Contractors Association over unreasonable contract demands by the profitable industry that would gut workers' retirement security." The PLCA contends that the IBT...

2011-12-29 15:22:00

5,500 Aircraft Mechanics Gain Wage Increases, More Job Security Protections WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamster aircraft mechanics and related workers at United Airlines Inc. [NYSE: UAL] overwhelmingly ratified a contract that provides for significant wage increases, maintenance of health care benefits and enhanced job security protections, the Teamsters Union announced today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO ) The Teamster...

2011-12-27 12:47:00

As Award Season Nears, Teamsters Secure First New Wages in Four Years CHICAGO, Dec. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hollywood's biggest awards will continue to be made by American labor after the Chicago Teamsters reached a contract agreement on Dec. 22 with the longtime manufacturers of the Oscars and Emmy Awards. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Fifty Teamsters with R.S. Owens & Company in Chicago voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first new...