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2014-03-31 16:24:53

Local 817 Leader Committed to Strong Representation, Growth in New Media WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today announced the appointment of Tom O'Donnell, President of Teamsters Local 817 in Lake Success, New York, as Director of the Teamsters Motion Picture and Theatrical Trades Division. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "Tom has been a strong partner in growing the Motion...

2014-02-20 08:21:15

Durham School Services Drivers and Attendants to Receive Unpaid Wages BALTIMORE, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Teamsters Local 570: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Baltimore school bus drivers and attendants have reached a $1.25 million wage settlement with their employer, Durham School Services, the transportation contractor for Baltimore City Public Schools. The settlement covers damages for 366 class...

2014-01-14 12:21:18

Local and High Speed Rail Most Economic Way to Link Cities WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union is praising the significant commitment to continued funding for high speed and local commuter rail systems in California that are part of the state budget recently proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "Governor Brown continues to set high the priority of rail transportation," said Jim Hoffa,...

2014-01-13 00:20:09

New 5-Year Contract Increases Wages, Strengthens Pensions, Tackles Subcontracting WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UPS Freight Teamsters have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new national five-year master agreement that increases wages, significantly strengthens pension benefits and takes on the issue of subcontracting. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO ) The vote, which was 5,195 to 2,094 as of Sunday night, was held at local union halls during...

2014-01-10 16:20:18

World Airways Seeks Second Concessionary Agreement Within Sixteen Months WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Teamster representatives of the Flight Attendants and Pilots of World Airways announced that bankruptcy discussions with their employer failed to yield an agreement on concessions their carrier was seeking. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Approximately one year ago, Teamsters members sacrificed $75 million in concessions...

2013-12-19 16:28:20

Food Processing Workers, Teamsters and Community Take Action Against Workers' Rights Violations and Call for the Reinstatement of Unjustly Fired Workers TRACY, Calif., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Teamster members and fired Taylor Farms workers launched a one-day Unfair Labor Practice strike in protest against gross workers' rights violations being committed by Taylor Farms at its facilities in Tracy, Calif. Community allies, faith leaders and supporters joined...

2013-11-09 00:20:44

Wage Increases and Other Monetary Improvements Included in Agreement HERSHEY, Pa., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hershey Medical Center members of Teamsters Local 776 concluded voting on a new three-year contract today. The proposed agreement was approved by a majority of those who cast ballots and covers more than 900 workers employed as clinical, supportive services and skilled trade workers at the medical facility. (Logo:...

2013-10-24 16:20:17

Washington, D.C. Taxi Operators Association To Provide Strong Voice For Drivers WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cab drivers in the nation's capital are joining together with the Teamsters Union to announce the formation of the new Washington, D.C. Taxi Operators Association. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) The association is being created to give the more than 6,000 taxi cab drivers in Washington, who are independent owner- or...

2013-10-18 12:20:22

New Law Protects Truck Drivers from Costly and Unnecessary Sleep Apnea Tests WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union helped score a victory for truck drivers this week when H.R. 3095 was signed into law compelling the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to follow the formal rulemaking process to set strict guidelines for when they can require screening, testing and treatment for sleep apnea. (Logo:...

2013-10-03 16:23:05

Joint Council Takes Action to Support Teamster and UFCW Sisters and Brothers in the Grocery Industry in Western Washington TUKWILA, Wash., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Joint Council of Teamsters No. 28, which represents more than 50,000 members and their families across Washington, Alaska and Northern Idaho, says it will honor a grocery worker strike if one occurs. Joint Council 28 stands with the 2,600 members of Teamsters Local 38 in Everett along with the nearly...