Everywhere You Look - Subway Signals Crossed

July 27, 2017
By Joe Maniscalco

Will NYC regain control of the subway?

New York, NY - Rising commuter anger over constant delays and scary train derailments is resurrecting the old debate about who should control the subway system — and creating some curious contradictions in the process. 

Intermodal Terminal Workers Join Teamsters

July 27, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Elwood, IL - When workers at a BNSF Railway intermodal terminal in this town southwest of Chicago Teamsters voted to join Local 179, the union announced on July 12.

Nissan Campaigns Against Union, but UAW Optimistic

July 25, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Canton, MI - With up to 4,000 workers at Nissan’s auto plant here scheduled to vote on whether to join the United Auto Workers Aug. 3-4, the company is campaigning hard against the union.

Teamsters in NY Ratify Contract

July 23, 2017 
By Stephanie West

Montgomery, NY - Drivers who deliver groceries for United Natural Foods, Inc. in Montgomery ratified their first-ever Teamster contract.

Regional Airlines Back Bill to Lower Training for Copilots

July 21, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Chicago, IL - America’s regional airlines are backing a proposal now before Congress that would reduce the amount of flying time required to become an airline copilot.

‘Determination & Grit’: Inside the Fight to Save Middle-Class Jobs At Waldner’s

July 19, 2017
By Joe Maniscalco

The fight for vanishing middle class jobs is happening right here.

New York, NY - Not that they needed it, but the huge contract win that employees at the Clare Rose beer distributor on Long Island have achieved after an intense 82-day strike, is helping to power another group of workers fighting to keep their middle-class jobs at Waldner’s Business Environments. 

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