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Teamster Pilots at Horizon Air Ratify Agreement

Agreement Brings Jet Operations to Airline (WASHINGTON) – Teamster pilots with Horizon Air who are members of Teamsters Local 1224 in Wilmington, Ohio, have voted by a 2-1 margin to ratify a collective bargaining agreement that will bring jet flying back to the airline. In a vote tabulated today, the pilots ratified an agreement that will provide for pay increases […]

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Teamsters Applaud Agreement Ending Misclassification at Port of Oakland

Enhanced Project Labor Agreement Upholds Prevailing Wage for Drivers (OAKLAND, Calif.) –– Construction truck drivers at the Port of Oakland will be protected from employee misclassification and receive the prevailing wage, thanks to an enhanced project labor agreement (PLA) passed unanimously by the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners on Thursday. Under the agreement, trucking brokers must commit to paying construction […]

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O’Reilly Auto Parts Workers Win Teamster Representation After Five-Year Battle

O’Reilly Auto Parts Workers Win Teamster Representation After Five-Year Battle

Warehouse Workers, Drivers at Auto Parts Distribution Center Join Local 166 For half a decade, workers at a warehouse in Moreno Valley, Calif. have gone without union representation despite voting in favor of joining Teamsters Local 166 in 2010. Now the 65 warehouse workers and drivers of Ozark Automotive Distributors, who stock and deliver supplies to O’Reilly Auto Parts stores, […]

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‘Anti Union bias’: Union rips Frontier’s bargaining tactics

DENVER – Although they are making 1noney hand-over-fist, Frontier Airlines has steadfastly refused to bargain in good faith with Denver Teamsters Local 455 and the Teamsters Airline Division for improvements in four labor contracts with the union. “We simply can’t make any progress in our meeting with the company,” said Matthew Fazakas — lead negotiator for the Airline Division and […]

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Vairma: Workers not sharing in new economy

Vairma: Workers not sharing in new economy

Hurray! It has taken nearly eight years, but unemployment in half the United States has finally been reduced to pre-recession levels and the other half is heading in that direction. And, lo and behold, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, thousands of new jobs are being created in many states, including those of Teamsters Joint Council 3. Corporate […]

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Hoffa: Teamsters fighting for retirement security

Teamsters and retirees in the Midwest should be allowed to live comfortably in their golden years. But increasingly, nest eggs that everyday people contributed to are being threatened. And retirment security is being taken away.p> The latest example is the Central States Pension Fund which serves hundreds of thousands of Teamsters in the Midwest, including thousands of Michiganians. Trustees with […]

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Urge Congress to say NO to TPP

The corporate push for the job killing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is on. We need your help pushing back. Last week, the Business Roundtable, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other corporate lobbies formally launched their campaigns to get the TPP passed early this year. Then, last night, the President used his final State of the Union address to make a call […]

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Unpredictable UPS season ahead

Local 104 Report from Dustin Howell, business agent PHOENIX – With peak season right around the corner. our UPS brothers and sisters should buckle up and hold on tight for what is going to be an unpredictable Christmas season. This year, more than usual, the volume spikes are out of control and trying to staff for them tends to be […]

by gunner· · Arizona

Utah: 2015 a productive year for Local 222

By Spence Hogue, Secretary-Treasurer SALT LAKE CITY – As we near the end of the year I would like to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season. It has been a very productive year for your local union. We continue to have a great deal of interest from new groups seeking representation. We have also been very successful with […]

by gunner· · Utah

Notice to all self-pay members of Teamsters Local 492

The union will no longer send reminders by mail to self-pay members notifying them when they will be three months in arrears on their union dues/fees. Pursuant to Article 18 of the Local Union By-Laws and in accordance with the IBT Constitution, A member’s union memberships is suspended if the union does not receive payment on or before the last […]

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