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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.

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.

2010-06-07 16:05:00

School Bus Drivers in Linden and Lake Fenton Unite for Better Working Conditions WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- School bus drivers with First Student in Linden and Lake Fenton, Michigan, have voted overwhelmingly in two separate elections to join Teamsters Local 332 in Flint.

2010-06-04 09:00:00

Workers Raise Awareness of Their Struggle to Receive Fair Contract From Daycon WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, dozens of striking workers and their supporters from labor and the community handed out informational leaflets at the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum that called on their employer, Daycon which is based in Upper Marlboro, Md., to return to the bargaining table and negotiate in good faith.

2010-05-24 20:52:00

Plan Would Have Reduced Gross Wages and Mileage Rates By 15 Percent WASHINGTON, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters employed at ABF Freight System have rejected a Wage Reduction-Job Security plan aimed at protecting the jobs of more than 7,000 workers and securing their health, welfare and pension benefits for the remainder of the National Master Freight Agreement. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Mail ballots were sent out April 30 and counted today with...

2010-05-24 09:26:00

Teamsters Name Pension Expert to Company's Board WASHINGTON, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union announced today that it has agreed to form two joint labor-management committees to address YRC Worldwide Inc.'s (YRCW) re-entry into Teamster pension funds in January 2011 and ways to enhance YRCW's competitiveness in the freight industry.

2010-05-17 14:54:00

San Diego Drivers, Mechanics and Service Workers Overwhelmingly Choose Teamsters WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veolia Transportation drivers, mechanics and service workers in San Diego have voted by more than an 8-1 margin to join Teamsters Local 683.

2010-05-03 17:04:00

Preliminary Indications: No Layoffs Expected WASHINGTON, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union announced today that it is assembling an experienced team of experts to ensure its members' jobs and interests are protected should the proposed merger of United and Continental be approved by federal regulators and shareholders.

2010-04-28 14:38:00

Spring Grove School Bus Workers Stand United for Better Working Conditions WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- School bus drivers with Durham School Services in Spring Grove, Pa. have voted to join Teamsters Local 776 in Harrisburg.

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  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.