Samuelsen Named National TWU President

May 4, 2017
By Steven Wishnia

Washington, DC - John Samuelsen, head of New York City’s transit workers’ union for seven years, has been tapped to become international president of the Transport Workers Union of America.

YRC Freight Rescinds Pay Cuts—But Not for All Workers

May 1, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Kansas City, MO - Three years after the Teamsters agreed to pay cuts to prevent the YRC Freight trucking company from going bankrupt, the company is rescinding the cuts—but only for workers in some areas.

Congressmembers Urge Boston Not to Privatize Transit Jobs

April 27, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Boston, MA - All 11 members of the state’s congressional delegation have asked the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to work out a deal with Machinists Local 264 rather than insist on outsourcing dozens of jobs.

New Contract a Gateway to Better Jobs

April 25, 2017 
Reprinted: RWDSU.INFO

Newark, NJ - Gateway shuttle bus drivers in Newark, New Jersey, joined RWDSU/UFCW Local 108 last year to improve their pay and treatment.

Budweiser Delivery Teamsters on Strike

April 25, 2017  
By Stephanie West

Great Neck, NY -  Members of Teamsters Local 812, who deliver, sell, and merchandise Budweiser, Heineken, and other beer products to Nassau and Suffolk Counties will be on strike starting today.

NYC Mayor Welcomes NYC Ferry Boats

April 23, 2017 
By Neal Tepel

New York, NY -  Mayor Bill de Blasio on April 17th, welcomed the first three of 20 total NYC Ferry vessels into New York Harbor. The boats departed from Liberty Landing in New Jersey before docking at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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