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BY staff | Caracas, Venezuela | 9/05/19
August 31 marked the last day of the Meeting of International Workers in Solidarity with the Venezuelan People and Its Government.
BY staff | Minneapolis | 8/22/19
While the University of Minnesota top officials gathered for the opening of newly renovated Pioneer Hall, August 21, about 50 members of Teamsters Local 320 and other campus unions held an informational picket line to demand the year-round, full-time employment for workers in M Dining. The U of M has curtailed summer work opportunities for Teamsters and is trampling on seniority rights.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/20/19
Dozens of U.S. workers die every year due to heat, according to the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 5/08/19
About 35 people gathered on May 1 to celebrate International Workers’ Day in Jacksonville.
BY staff | New York, NY | 5/03/19
On May 1, hundreds of people in New York City celebrated on International Workers’ Day. The day was kicked off in Harlem, where a rally for the laundry workers was held as they demanded better working conditions.
May Day
BY Gage Lacharite | Tampa, FL | 3/15/19
On March 7, Dennis Taylor, chief negotiator for Teamster contract negotiations with UPS, announced that local supplements for Detroit Local 243 and Western Pennsylvania would be forced through.
Hoffa, UPS
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 3/07/19
Workers at Milwaukee's Stone Creek Coffee unveiled a petition drive, March 4, to support a several months’ long organizing drive at retail shops and production facilities.
BY Bill Aiman | Tampa, FL | 3/05/19
United Parcel Service released their fourth quarter earnings last month, beating Wall Street’s expectations with almost $5 billion in profit for 2018.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 2/12/19
In response to massive concessions, UPSers in Western and Upstate New York widely rejected their contract supplement by over 65%, with over 46% turnout, on February 5.
Hoffa, UPS
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/03/19
Teamsters from all over Chicago descended upon Teamster City, January 31, to celebrate the announcement that Juan Campos, secretary treasurer of Teamster 705, will be running for vice president at-large for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in 2021 on the O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United slate. “We’re building a coalition for a new direction,” stated Campos. “A stronger Teamsters union and a stronger labor movement.”
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