Wednesday November 14, 2018
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/11/15
While much of the media is focused on Hilary and Donald, many Teamsters are focused on another election. Tim Sylvester will challenge current Teamster General President James Hoffa in the 2016 International Union elections.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/10/15
On the morning of Sept. 7, Labor Day, hundreds of union members and families joined together, in LA’s Wilmington Community, to celebrate unions and the working class. Many members from a host of trade unions talked about past victories in contracts and recent organizing drives.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/31/15
Upwards of 250 members of Teamster Local 320 and their supporters joined a spirited informational picket line, August 31 to “Turn up the heat” on the U of M administration, pushing their demands for a real raise and respect.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 7/19/15
About 200 people gathered in the Warehouse District here, July 18, to install a plaque commemorating the 1934 Teamsters strike.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 7/11/15
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is targeting United Parcel Service (UPS) for their leadership role in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a corporate policy organization that drafts and pushes anti-worker legislation in state governments.
ALEC, Labor, Teamsters, UPS
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/13/15
University of Minnesota campus union workers, holding signs demanding “raises and respect“ held a press conference regarding the U of M proposed budget before testifying at the board of regents public budget hearing.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 5/14/15
Over 100 people attended a candlelight vigil at Planters Walk Apartments, May 13, in response to the police killing the day before of D'angelo Reyes Stallworth, a 28-year-old African American worker.
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 4/30/15
Around 50 workers and drivers joined a Teamsters Union Local 406 rally outside the food distribution giant Sysco Corporation on April 29. A huge black and gold Teamster truck was parked just outside the Sysco warehouse, bordering the Gerald R. Ford airport in Grand Rapids.
BY Mick Kelly | Minneapolis, MN | 4/25/15
Minnesotans will be celebrating International Workers’ Day early this year. Labor and community leaders will speak out at an event organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO), Sunday, April 26, 2:30 p.m., at 4200 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis.
BY staff | Atlanta, GA | 4/24/14
On April 23, the leadership of the International Brotherhood of the Teamsters (IBT) announced that the concessionary national UPS contract will go into effect this Friday, April 25.
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