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2010-10-21 14:58:00

Stock Clerks and Related Workers Join ASA Mechanics at Airline as Newest Teamster Members WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 60 stock clerks and related workers at Atlantic Southeast Airlines overwhelmingly voted to join the Teamsters today, Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa announced. Nearly 88 percent of the workers that participated in the election voted for representation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) (Logo:...

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. The group, comprised of 280 licensed practical nurses, technicians, paramedics and EMTs, is represented by Teamsters Local 332 in Flint, Mich. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Teamsters General...

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. The employees are van drivers who provide transportation for locomotive engineers and other rail operating crew members from their home terminal to their initial terminal and to their away-from-home terminal. The Tulsa unit consists of 21 employees. Due to the success at the...

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. This has led to unfair labor practice charges filed with the National Labor Relations Board that the company had failed to bargain and has engaged in surface bargaining. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-09-27 16:47:00

Teamster Shareholder Proposal for Independent Board Chair Receives High Vote WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At FedEx Corporation's [NYSE: FDX] annual meeting today the Teamsters' shareholder proposal to appoint an independent board chairman received 35 percent support according to results announced at the meeting. This marks a big leap in investor support for the proposed reform which received 27 percent support in 2009. (Logo:...

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. Teamster members work for Super Shuttle, many of whom have been with the company for several years. "We welcome the approval this week for an extension of the Super Shuttle...

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. "Nearly every day, Sun Pacific would have us work an extra hour here, an extra half-hour there. By the end of...

2010-06-30 13:46:00

Class-Action Lawsuit Alleges Sun Pacific Trucking Inc Committed 'Wage Theft' LOS ANGELES, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union praised the courage of the Southern California port drivers who today filed a class-action suit against their employer, Sun Pacific Trucking, Inc., and Pacific Green Trucking, Inc., that alleges they were denied minimum wage, meal and rest periods, among other violations rampant in the deregulated industry. According to the driver's attorneys Sun...

2010-06-17 16:32:00

Thousands March on Banking District to Call for Financial Reform DETROIT, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa joined newly elected United Auto Workers (UAW) President Bob King, representatives from the AFL-CIO, NAACP, Interfaith Worker Justice, Jobs with Justice and the more than 1,400 delegates from the 2010 UAW Convention to march down to Detroit's banking district to tell big banks and corporations that the assault on the middle class must end now....

2010-06-14 13:13:00

First Student Drivers, Monitors and Mechanics Vote for Strong Teamster Representation WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- School bus drivers, monitors and mechanics with First Student in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, have voted overwhelmingly in favor of representation by Teamsters Local 170 in Worcester. There are 174 workers in the bargaining unit. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) In a vote of drivers and monitors, 145 voted in favor of the Teamsters;...


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  • To talk saucily.
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