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2011-08-05 16:34:00

Contract Addresses Members' Top Priorities: Health And Pension Benefits WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamster carhaulers have ratified a new National Master Automobile Transporters Agreement (NMATA), which addresses members' top priorities of health and pension benefits.

2011-07-18 13:31:00

CHICAGO, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Teamsters Joint Council 25: "As residents of Chicago, Teamster members are supportive of Mayor Rahm Emmanuel's effort to provide more services at a lower cost, and we're pleased that after decades of being ignored that we are being included in an initiative from the beginning.

2011-06-30 22:29:00

Convention Delegates Urge Amtrak Be Designated High-Speed Rail Operator, Provider LAS VEGAS, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A resolution to support high-speed rail and the union jobs that should go with it was passed today by delegates to the Teamsters 28th International Convention with full support from its 70,000-member Rail Conference. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO ) Fred Simpson, President of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes, rebuked...

2011-06-29 21:51:00

Demand Bailout for Struggling Pension Funds at 28th International Convention LAS VEGAS, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delegates to the 28th International Brotherhood of Teamsters Convention unanimously approved a resolution to prosecute chief executives and other Wall Street players responsible for the global financial crisis of 2008.

2011-04-29 18:27:00

Hoffa Hails Today's News, Vows Continued Effort To Keep Members Working WASHINGTON, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The restructuring plan to protect 25,000 Teamster freight jobs at YRC Worldwide, Inc.

2011-04-07 07:47:00

Vote is First Ratification Ballot in UPS Aircraft Mechanic History LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UPS aircraft mechanics overwhelmingly ratified a strong new contract that maintains health care benefits and provides wage increases, Teamsters Local 2727 President Bob Combine announced yesterday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) The contract, which runs through Nov.

2011-03-18 11:46:00

5,500 Aircraft Maintenance Technicians and Related to Review, Vote in Coming Weeks WASHINGTON, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union and United Airlines Inc.

2011-03-10 13:03:00

Gaining Fair, Annual Raises Driving Force in Election ATLANTA, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A majority of drivers for O'Reilly Auto Parts have voted to be represented by Teamsters Local 728 in Atlanta.

2011-03-03 14:11:00

Teamsters Local 570 Members Achieve Goals and Win Gains; Labor Dispute Avoided PURCELLVILLE, Va., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Loudoun County Transit drivers have ratified a four-year contract, ending a lengthy negotiation process without disruption in service for D.C. commuters.

2011-01-24 15:36:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has reached a tentative agreement on an industry-leading labor contract between UPS and its aircraft mechanics.

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