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‘623 Lives Matter’ Teamsters Warn Union Leaders Are Making It Easy For Right to Work Zealots
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‘623 Lives Matter’ Teamsters Warn Union Leaders Are Making It Easy For Right to Work Zealots

New York, NY – This weekend, the threat of a possible Teamsters strike against UPS Freight looms large — but there’s another union battle being waged in the City of Brotherly that advocates for workplace democracy say must be won in order to beat back anti-labor forces bent on extending devastating Right to-Work laws nationwide.

Teamsters Organize 7th XPO Logistics Center
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Teamsters Organize 7th XPO Logistics Center

CINNAMINSON, N.J.—The Teamsters Union won a small victory in its efforts to organize drivers at XPO Logistics, Inc. in late October, when drivers at the company’s facility in Cinnaminson, N.J., voted 19-4 to join Local 107. The union said it won “despite the company’s vicious anti-worker campaign in which they used in-house union busters.” “The…

JFK Upgrade Moves Forward with Union Labor
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JFK Upgrade Moves Forward with Union Labor

NEW YORK, NY – The $13 billion plan to upgrade New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport using mostly non-government funds and union labor is a model for the country.  Of the $13 billion, $12 billion will come from private funding, including Ullico Inc., the Carlyle Group and JLC Infrastructure. Gary Labarbera, president of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater…

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