NEW YORK, N.Y.—Workers at the Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx have voted to ratify a new three-year contract, Teamsters Local 202 announced Jan. 19.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—A possible strike by 1,100 workers at the Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx was averted on the evening Jan. 16, as Teamsters Local 202 reached a tentative deal with management a few hours before their old contract expired.
LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz returns this Sunday night at 9 p.m. on AM970TheAnswer with an all-new show featuring wide- ranging discussions with SEIU Local 246 President Joe Colangelo, Carpenters Union Training Director Walter Warzecha, and Workers Compensation Attorney Jordan Ziegler.
WASHINGTON—A federal appeals court Dec. 26 sent a case involving whether workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant can form a “micro-union” back to the National Labor Relations Board. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia approved the NLRB’s request to reconsider the unfair-labor-practice complaint it issued against VW in April 2016 for refusing…
Saskatchewan, Canada – On December 22nd, A Canadian National (CN) worker died following a workplace accident within the Canadian Transportation System. The accident took place in Melville, Saskatchewan. The worker was a 26 year-old woman with approximately three years of experience.
DULLES, Va.—More than 200 service workers at Dulles Airport outside Washington began a two-day strike Dec. 20 to protest low pay and poor working conditions. “I want to have a better life. A better life for me and my family,” Lorena Garcia told WEVN-TV.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.—Drivers at a South Carolina port drayage company have voted to join Teamsters Local 509, the union announced Dec. 13. The 53 drivers at Container Maintenance Corporation Logistics, who transport shipping containers between the Port of Charleston and a railyard in North Charleston, are part of the “intermodal” branch of the trucking industry—moving…
New York, NY – Broadway producers, theater owners and operators may be rolling in revenues in excess of $1.4 billion this year, but they are demonstrating that they would rather do anything under the sun than have to bargain a fair contract with the casting directors largely responsible for making them successful.
Every year at this time, the network and cable television industry roll out the old favorites. So on any given prime time moment from now until Christmas night, you’ll be able to watch any standard that suits your fancy. Whether it be the nostalgic feel of wanting a Red Ryder BB gun in “A Christmas…
WASHINGTON—About 4,800 JetBlue flight attendants traveled to Washington Dec. 6 to file a petition with the National Mediation Board requesting the right to vote on joining the Transport Workers Union.