Boston Transit Janitors Protest Planned Layoffs

August 28, 2016
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Boston, MA - With layoffs looming Sept. 1 for as many as one-third of the Boston area’s subway-station cleaners, their union has been ramping up protests at the State House and Massachusetts Transport Building.

Judge Rules Uber’s Settlement With Drivers Inadequate

August 24, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

San Francisco, CA - A federal judge on Aug. 18 refused to accept a proposed settlement of a class-action suit by Uber drivers, saying that the amount the company agreed to pay was “not fair, adequate, and reasonable.

United Flight Attendants Ratify Contract; Teamsters Reach Deal

August 21, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Chicago, IL - United Airlines is near having contract agreements with all its union workers for the first time since it merged with Continental Airlines in 2010.

IBT Contract with United Airlines

August 20, 2016   
By Stephanie West

Chicago, IL -  International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and United Airlines have reached a contract  agreement  covering  9,000 United employees.

Teamsters Car Haulers Win Tentative 5-Year Contract

August 15, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Washington, DC - The Teamsters union announced Aug. 5 that it had reached a tentative contract agreement covering more than 6,000 workers in the car-hauling industry.

Allegiant Pilots Ratify First Teamsters Contract

August 7, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

St. Petersburg, FL - More than three years after they voted to join the Teamsters, pilots at Allegiant Air have ratified their first union contract with the budget airline. The agreement with the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224, went into effect Aug. 1, after more than 85% of the pilots voted yes.

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