Retail

Teamsters Auditor Travels To Buffalo To Review…
New York, Retail, Transportation

Teamsters Auditor Travels To Buffalo To Review…

Lancaster, NY – As 350 Teamsters and area Union Members and Representatives participated in an informational picket held outside Tops Markets’ warehouse distribution facility in the Buffalo Suburb of Lancaster, a Teamsters Auditor traveled to Western New York to review the company’s books over a dispute of $16 million in pension money. The Teamsters say…

RWDSU Conducts OSHA Training for Retail Workers
National, New York, Retail

RWDSU Conducts OSHA Training for Retail Workers

Reprinted Washington, DC – The RWDSU and the Retail Action Project recently conducted an OSHA training session at the RWDSU offices in Manhattan. At the session, 30 retail workers took part in in the OSHA 10 hour for General Industry course. This training introduces workers to the ins-and-outs of hazard identification, evaluation, and abatement. Additionally,…

New Contract at Coca-Cola
National, New York, Retail

New Contract at Coca-Cola

Reprinted Lowell, MA – Local 513 members at Coca-Cola’s bottling plant in Lowell, Massachusetts, ratified a new contract with a unanimous vote. The contract calls for wage increases of 2.75 percent each year of the three-year contract, which amounts to increases of 68 cents to 88 cents per year. Members will also receive an additional 25…

Americans Should be Working in U.S. Call Centers
Features, New York, Retail

Americans Should be Working in U.S. Call Centers

August 11, 2017  By Communications Workers of America  The Democratic Party’s plan for a better deal on trade and jobs outlines real policies to help working families fight back against corporations that want to shift more jobs overseas and cut wages and benefits for working Americans. For the first time, lawmakers are recognizing the impact of…

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