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2014-09-11 16:29:10

Workers Target Fred Meyer and QFC Stores Across Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska TUKWILA, Wash., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Teamster warehouse workers will meet in Tacoma on Saturday to take part in a multi-state consumer action aimed at educating Fred Meyer customers in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, and Washington about the company's attempt to degrade workers' health care plans and outsource good, family-wage jobs....

2014-09-02 16:20:39

OTTAWA, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - What the seafaring industry fears the most may become a reality. The Canadian-European Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) will have severe negative impact on Canadian Seafarers and the Canadian Marine Industry as a whole by opening domestic trade to foreign carriers, doing away with our Cabotage Laws. This is the most serious threat that we have ever faced in our industry. What: Press Conference to expose the lack of...

2014-08-29 16:20:48

Teamsters Local 63 Poised to Begin Negotiations with Berkshire Hathaway and McLane Distribution Subsidiary MBM Corporation COVINA, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Labor Relations Board recently announced the certification of Teamsters Local 63 as the bargaining representative for 72 drivers at MBM Corporation in Ontario, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "The drivers have stood and will continue to stand firm in their demands...

2014-08-28 12:21:34

Salinas and Monterey Drivers Join Teamsters Local 890 to Improve Working Conditions SALINAS, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MV Transportation drivers have voted unanimously, 67-0, to join Teamsters Local 890 in Salinas, Calif., to improve their working conditions. The 91 drivers provide adult paratransit services, shuttle and tourist trolley routes in Salinas and Monterey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "We stuck together. We worked together...

2014-08-27 16:21:25

Drivers Seek Fairness, Stronger Voice With App-Based Company EL MONTE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California App-Based Drivers' Association (CADA) met in El Monte, California on Tuesday, to formalize its affiliation with Teamsters Local 986. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO CADA was established earlier this year in an effort to unite drivers who operate under smartphone-based ridesharing applications, including Uber. Uber drivers have...

2014-08-15 20:21:05

DENVER, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tonight, Teamsters in Denver attending the Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Convention went to the Colorado Rockies game to educate Denver residents about the illegal actions of Republic Services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO Republic Services picks up trash in Colorado and owns two landfills near Denver. In addition to violating the rights of workers around the country, Republic has not been a good neighbor in many...

2014-08-11 16:22:12

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Teamsters Union along with other groups will hold a public teach-in about the threats of the West Lake Landfill Superfund site in Bridgeton, Mo. They will call on Republic Services Inc. [NYSE: RSG], Bill and Melinda Gates, elected officials and the Environmental Protection Agency to protect the health and safety of the Bridgeton community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO...

2014-08-07 16:20:55

Final Local Rider Approved for Domestic Air Freight Company WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The final remaining contract rider between the Teamsters Express Division National Union Negotiating Committee and domestic air freight company AEI was approved this week, paving the way for the national contract between the parties to take effect. With the passage of the local rider, the national agreement is now fully ratified....

2014-07-24 16:21:03

$5,500 Settlement Reached Over D.C. Taxi Commission Requirement That Foreign-Born Taxi Drivers Submit Written Copy Of Remarks Before Being Allowed To Speak WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters Local 922 scored a major victory for a D.C. taxi driver who will receive a monetary settlement as part of an agreement reached with the city after he was barred from speaking at a D.C. Taxi Commission (DCTC) meeting over concerns that his accent made him difficult to...

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...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.