Latest Jackie Presser Stories

2010-12-29 15:04:00

Agreement Provides For Multiple Job Protections, Significant Wage Increases WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fleet service workers at Continental Airlines have ratified their first contract, Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa announced today.

2010-12-20 10:50:00

Lake Villa, Ill., Drivers and Aides Unite for Fairness and Respect WASHINGTON, Dec.

2010-11-29 13:45:00

Proposed Contract Includes Four Wage Increases, Job-Security Language, Other Gains WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union and United Continental Holdings, Inc.

2010-10-21 14:58:00

Stock Clerks and Related Workers Join ASA Mechanics at Airline as Newest Teamster Members WASHINGTON, Oct.

2010-10-15 14:08:00

Workers Vote 181-15 to Ratify Four-Year Contract FLINT, Mich., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Technical workers at Genesys Regional Medical Center voted 181-15 to approve a new four-year contract.

2010-10-14 11:01:00

Van Service for Locomotive Engineers Seeks Higher Wages TULSA, Okla., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A majority of employees at the RailCrew Xpress facility in Tulsa voted for Teamster representation yesterday.

2010-10-02 19:42:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters Local 104 Veolia fuelers, cleaners, parts clerks and tire service workers on Saturday prepared to be locked out as 11th-hour negotiations with their French multi-national employer continue.

2010-09-27 16:47:00

Teamster Shareholder Proposal for Independent Board Chair Receives High Vote WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-07-22 17:22:00

Working Families Should Come First ORANGE, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters Local 952 is urging the Los Angeles City Council to approve a contract extension for Super Shuttle, which provides shared, van-ride service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and the surrounding region.

2010-06-30 16:09:00

In the news release, Another Case Against Port Trucking Firm Underscores Widespread Industry Abuse, Disregard of Labor Laws, Teamsters Charge, issued 30-Jun-2010 by International Brotherhood of Teamsters over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the second paragraph should read: "Sun Pacific didn't pay us for all of our time," said one of the plaintiffs, Jorge Ramirez.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.