Latest Jackie Presser Stories

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.