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Winnipeg ATU Calls for Bus Safety After Passengers Disarm Man With Axe

March 13, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Winnipeg, Canada - Less than three weeks after a city bus driver was murdered, passengers on another Winnipeg bus disarmed a man who was carrying an axe and brass knuckles.

NYC Teamster Leaders Serve New Term

March 11, 2017  
By Stephanie West

New York, NY -The Teamsters Joint Council 16 executive board was sworn on March 8, 2017, for a new four-year term to lead the 120,000 member Teamster organization, representing the 27 Teamster locals in New York City, Long Island, and the Hudson Valley. President George Miranda and the six other executive board officers were unanimously reelected in January.

1,800 Union Workers Take Buyouts at Boeing

March 11, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Everett, WA - More than 1,800 union workers at Boeing have agreed to take buyouts as the company began a new round of job cuts at its Puget Sound aircraft factories last month.

NLRB Orders Sysco to Bargain With Michigan Teamsters

March 10, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Washington, DC - Upholding 79 unfair-labor-practice charges filed by Teamsters Local 406, a National Labor Relations Board administrative law judge on March 2 ordered the Sysco food-supply company to begin negotiating a contract with the union.

Mississippi Nissan Workers March for Union Rights

March 10, 2017  
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Canton, Mississippi - About 3,000 people, including Sen. Bernie Sanders and United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams, rallied March 4 to support workers trying to organize a UAW local at Nissan’s plant here.

IAMAW: Strike Looms at Nissan

March 9, 2017 
Jerry Levine, LaborPress Canada

Ste Marie, Ontario - Picket lines may go up outside Superior Nissan, Superior Custom Detailing and Superior Used Cars on March 20th and it may not stop there.

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