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2014-07-16 12:29:06

New Three-Year Contract Increases Wages, Benefits For 4,000 Teamsters WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An overwhelming majority of Teamster local unions that represent pipeline construction workers in the United States voted in favor of a new three-year contract, the Teamsters Union announced today. The contract covers about 4,000 Teamsters. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "Our pipeline workers will benefit from the improved wages, benefits and other...

2014-07-16 12:21:34

Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Coalition Recommends Single Standard for Drug Testing Programs for Foreign and Domestic Repair Stations WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Coalition (TAMC) called for the implementation of a single standard of drug testing for airline mechanics in its comments submitted today to the FAA on its proposed rulemaking, (Docket No. FAA-2012-1058), for required drug testing at foreign repair stations....

2014-07-15 16:22:05

Deadly Highway Accidents Can Be Prevented When Drivers Adhere to Current Hours of Service Regulations WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union today called for a renewed commitment by Congress to protect the driving public by keeping current hours of service rules in place to help prevent tragedies that are the result of driver fatigue. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan has filed a lawsuit against...

2014-07-11 12:24:45

Agreement Provides Solid Wage, Benefit Improvements, Caps Health Care Costs SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, Pa., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Penn State University employees have reached a tentative contract agreement with the university which will continue to give the 2,500 members of Teamsters Local 8 economic and job stability, the union announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "The tentative agreement provides guaranteed wage increases while capping...

2014-06-25 12:21:36

Drivers Say City Has Failed to Reach Fair Resolution in Ongoing Dispute WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of D.C. cab drivers affiliated with the Teamsters Union took part in a "Fairness NOW!" caravan today throughout the city to demand an immediate stop to illegal private sedan services until a fair resolution is reached. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO The services, such as UberX and Lyft, are operating illegally in the city and...

2014-06-24 16:20:46

Drivers Demand That City Impose 'Cease and Desist' on Lawbreakers WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of D.C. cab drivers affiliated with the Teamsters Union will take part in a "Fairness NOW!" caravan throughout the city on Wednesday, June 25 to demand an immediate stop to illegal private sedan services until a fair resolution is reached. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO The services, such as UberX, are operating illegally in the city...

2014-06-23 12:22:10

Frustrated Drivers Reach Out to Teamsters Local 986 SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Uber drivers, frustrated with a general lack of communication, arbitrary treatment and unfair business practices, are organizing a Tuesday demonstration at Uber Technology Inc. offices, 1437 Seventh Street, Santa Monica, Calif., at 11 a.m. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO In an effort to have their voices heard, drivers have reached out to Teamsters...

2014-06-11 16:21:26

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Teamsters International Union Vice President and Local 922 President Ferline Buie about today's worldwide taxi driver protests against Uber. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "As president of Teamsters Local 922 in Washington, D.C., which is affiliated with the Washington, D.C. Taxi Operators Association, I express our solidarity with today's protests by taxi drivers in city...

2014-06-09 20:20:23

Teamsters General President Urges Members to Oppose Potential Floor Amendments That Would Force Drivers Behind the Wheel Longer, Allow Bigger Trucks on Highways WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to U.S. House of Representatives members sent today, Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa denounced two potential floor amendments to the Transportation Housing and Urban Development (THUD) FY '15 Appropriations bill that will weaken highway safety...

2014-06-09 12:24:35

Union Leaders Urge Administration To Look Again At Steel Imports WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa and top leaders with the union's railway conference are calling on the Department of Commerce to fully weigh the concerns of the U.S. steel industry as it continues its anti-dumping probe looking at cheap imports being brought into this country by South Korea and eight other nations....


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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