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Federal Court Sends VW Micro-Union Case Back to NLRB
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Federal Court Sends VW Micro-Union Case Back to NLRB

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…

Teamster Dies in  Workplace Accident
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Teamster Dies in Workplace Accident

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.

Port of Charleston Drivers Vote to Join Teamsters
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Port of Charleston Drivers Vote to Join Teamsters

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…

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