Teamsters in NY Ratify Contract

July 23, 2017 
By Stephanie West

Montgomery, NY - Drivers who deliver groceries for United Natural Foods, Inc. in Montgomery ratified their first-ever Teamster contract.

Regional Airlines Back Bill to Lower Training for Copilots

July 21, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Chicago, IL - America’s regional airlines are backing a proposal now before Congress that would reduce the amount of flying time required to become an airline copilot.

‘Determination & Grit’: Inside the Fight to Save Middle-Class Jobs At Waldner’s

July 19, 2017
By Joe Maniscalco

The fight for vanishing middle class jobs is happening right here.

New York, NY - Not that they needed it, but the huge contract win that employees at the Clare Rose beer distributor on Long Island have achieved after an intense 82-day strike, is helping to power another group of workers fighting to keep their middle-class jobs at Waldner’s Business Environments. 

Ending A Nine-Year Struggle, ATU Local 1342 Finally Achieves A New Contract…

July 19, 2017 
By Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell    

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Buffalo, NY -  Ending a nine-year struggle, Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1342 has finally achieved a new contract with the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA), which includes an overall 17.25% wage increase, Union President Jeff Richardson tells this morning (Friday, July 14th).

Just Imagine…

July 17, 2017
Bill Hohlfeld

During our last broadcast, we discussed the “great railroad strike of 1877.” And while facts are facts and need to be recounted, I am willing to admit that I am among the many whose eyes glaze over when I hear numbers and statistics laid out for me as though I were attending an actuarial buffet.

32BJ Suspends Strike at Four Northeast Airports

July 16, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Philadelphia, PA - SEIU Local 32BJ suspended a strike by workers at four major Northeastern airports July 13 pending the outcome of negotiations with American Airlines.

UAW Requests Union Vote at Nissan's Mississippi Plant

July 14, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Canton, MI - The United Auto Workers filed a petition July 10 requesting a vote on union representation at Nissan Motors’ Mississippi factory.

Locked-Out Teamsters Urge Boycott of Waldner’s Office Furniture

July 7, 2017
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - Delivery workers locked out by a leading office-furniture company hope getting its customers to boycott it will win their jobs back.

NYC Ferry South Brooklyn Route a Hit

July 6, 2017 
By Stephanie West

New York, NY - Since launching on June 1, the NYC Ferry South Brooklyn Route has carried over 83,500 riders in neighborhoods around the city.

Drivers Win Port-A-Potties at JFK Airport

July 2, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - Ride-hail drivers waiting for fares at JFK Airport finally have a place to go to the bathroom. The Port Authority has installed port-a-potties in the airport’s ride-hail lot, the Independent Drivers Guild announced June 30.

L.A. Port Truck Drivers End Five-Day Walkout

July 2, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Los Angeles, CA -  Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach truck drivers and warehouse workers ended a five-day strike with a rally at City Hall June 23.

NYS Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon ‘Breaks Bread’ With WNY Labor…

July 1, 2017  
By Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell  
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Amherst, NY - New York State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon traveled to Western New York last week to meet with Labor Representatives in both Niagara and Erie Counties, telling those Union Officials in attendance at the Suburban Buffalo get-together that Unions are not only a “critical ally” of New York, but will play in role in making sure the State “won’t be damaged by those in Washington,” D.C.

Teamsters-Represented Tops Supermarket/Erie Logistics Workers In Buffalo Kick Off Public Campaign…

June 29, 2017 
By Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell  
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Buffalo, NY - Teamsters Local 264-represented Members who work for Tops Markets-owned Erie Logistics LLC are carrying out a public campaign aimed at educating the public on what they say is management’s “breaking of a promise” to provide a good retirement for its Employees.

USA Auto Factories Close while Mexico’s Car Industry Expands

June 28, 2017 
By Neal Tepel

Washington, DC - U.S. Companies are continuing to move manufacturing plants from our shores and American  jobs are disappearing at a record rate.

Teamsters Appoints Murphy UPS Freight Director

June 27, 2017
By Jerry Levine, LaborPress USA

Washington, DC - June 22, 2017 -- International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa has appointed John A. Murphy as UPS Freight Director in the Teamsters Package Division.

Clare Rose Agrees to Reopen Negotiations with Strikers

June 24, 2017 
By Silver Krieger

New York, NY – Clare Rose, the Anheuser-Busch distributer in Long Island whose workers have been on strike since April 23rd, has agreed to reopen negotiations with Teamsters Local 812. The workers walked off their jobs over deep wage cuts and the termination of their pensions. The strike will continue until an agreement is reached.

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