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2014-04-15 16:23:28

Artists Aim for Union Precedent Same Day as Northwestern Football Players CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Art handlers with Mana-Terry Dowd LLC may set an industry precedent this month by being the first employees of a major art transportation company in Chicago to unionize. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO Approximately 31 high-end art handlers will vote whether to join Teamsters Local 705 on April 25 -- the same day Northwestern University...

2014-04-09 12:27:43

Art School Graduates Seek A Teamster Local 705 Contract at Mana Terry Dowd CHICAGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters and artists may seem like an unlikely combination, but professional artists at Chicago's Mana Terry Dowd fine art packers and movers are organizing in an effort to begin to establish income and benefit standards in their profession. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO The artists are set to vote on April 25 in an election...

2014-04-04 16:20:31

Teamsters Stand With Durham School Services Drivers and Attendants in Recovering Wages BALTIMORE, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a district court judge approved a $1.25 million settlement that Baltimore City school bus drivers and attendants reached with their employer, Durham School Services. The settlement covers damages for 372 class members over unpaid wages dating back to 2010. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "We are very pleased that...

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...

2014-03-24 20:21:07

Teamster Drivers Describe Bus Problems, Safety Hazards at Durham School Services CHARLESTON, S.C., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamster school bus drivers were joined by parents, community, political and faith leaders, as well as representatives from Teamsters Local 509, at Monday night's Charleston County School Board meeting. They raised safety and service concerns with Durham School Services, the transportation contractor for Charleston County schools....

2014-03-22 20:20:06

MONTREAL, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY) has accepted CN's offer to enter labour negotiations for a contract settlement on the condition that final and binding arbitration will apply if the parties cannot reach agreement. The TCRC-CTY represents approximately 3,000 CN train conductors, trainpersons, yardpersons and traffic coordinators on CN's network in...

2014-03-21 20:20:10

MONTREAL, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today it is offering the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY) one last opportunity to reach a contract settlement through negotiation on the condition the union agrees upfront to binding arbitration if the talks fail. The TCRC-CTY represents approximately 3,000 CN train conductors, trainpersons, yardpersons and traffic coordinators on CN's network in...

2014-03-21 12:20:29

Workers Stand Strong and Defeat Anti-Union Campaign by Company TULSA, Okla., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drivers at APAC/Old Castle Inc. in Vinita, Okla. voted to join Teamsters Local 523 in Tulsa, securing a strong voice on the job. With this vote, the 10 drivers join their Teamster brothers and sisters at APAC/Old Castle Inc. locations in Pasco and Yakima, Wash., Telford, Pa., Bensenville, Ill. and Toledo, Ohio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO...

2014-03-21 12:20:14

Minister Leitch strongly urges both parties to pursue voluntary arbitration. OTTAWA, March 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, expressed disappointment today when informed that Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) members had again rejected a tentative agreement reached by the bargaining committee. Quick facts -- On January 31, 2014, the union announced that its membership...

2014-03-20 20:20:42

MONTREAL, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today it has proposed binding arbitration to reach a contract settlement with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY) after the union advised that the tentative labour agreement negotiated with CN on Feb. 5, 2014, failed to ratify. This is the second tentative contract that the TCRC-CTY has not ratified this year. The TCRC-CTY represents approximately 3,000...