Monday December 11, 2017
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BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 11/16/16
On Nov. 15, rank-and-file Teamsters in the southern U.S. delivered a huge blow to Jim Hoffa Jr., the current general president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
BY Daniel Ginsberg | Chicago, IL | 10/05/16
Workers fighting back against economic inequality have something to be hopeful about. One of the largest and most powerful unions in the country, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, will begin mailing ballots early October for members to decide the next general president.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 9/01/16
About a dozen rank-and-file Teamsters gathered at a local bar in downtown Jacksonville to watch the debate for the upcoming International Brotherhood of Teamsters election.
BY Jared Hamil | Los Angeles, CA | 8/09/16
As summer heat rolls in, warehouse workers at UPS are fighting to stay cool.
BY staff | Las Vegas, NV | 6/29/16
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters began the second day of its 29th convention today in Las Vegas.
Hoffa, Teamsters
BY staff | Las Vegas, NV | 6/28/16
Teamster President James P. Hoffa has decided to spend millions of dollars in union members’ dues money to showcase himself at the International convention which opened June 27 in Las Vegas. Hoffa demands that delegates wear red vests to show loyalty to his presidency as he seeks another five-year term in office.
BY staff | Louisville, KY | 1/09/16
Fred Zuckerman announced he will challenge Jim Hoffa for President of the International Brotherhood of the Teamsters. Zuckerman is known in the Teamsters for his outspoken opposition to the “give back” contract negotiated with UPS.
BY staff | Kohler, WI | 11/23/15
Thousands from around the state joined the Kohler picket line this weekend, Nov. 21-22, ending the first week of a strike by 2100 Kohler employees.
Kohler, strike, WI
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 11/17/15
More than 350 workers on the Twin Cities and Duluth campuses of the University of Minnesota braved the rain, Nov. 17, to rally and picket for raises and respect for unionized staff at the U of MN.
BY Kas Schwerdtfeger | Milwaukee, WI | 11/15/15
On Nov. 15, at 9:00 a.m., about 2100 workers of Kohler Co., represented by United Auto Workers Local 883 in Kohler, Wisconsin voted by a 93.4% margin to strike, with about 1800 members voting. The strike started Nov. 15. The facility is shuttered and not operational.
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