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Corporations Sending Jobs Overseas Disastrous for Americans

July 26, 2016 
By Michael Smith, BCTGM member

Chicago, IL - My name is Michael J. Smith. I am an American worker and, up until March 23, I worked at the Nabisco bakery located on the South Side of Chicago.

Teamsters vs US Foods

July 21, 2016 
By Tara Jessup

Washington, DC - Teamsters who work at US Foods distribution facilities in Buffalo New York and Streator Illinois refused to cross picket lines extended by Teamsters from Severn Maryland - who began an unfair labor practice strike against the company in April.

Natural-Foods Truckers Join Teamsters

July 17, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Montogomery, NY - The 100 drivers at United Natural Foods Inc.’s Hudson Valley distribution center have voted to join Teamsters Local 445, the union announced July 11.

Working Without Contracts At Three Buffalo Area Hospitals…

July 15, 2016 
By WNYLaborToday.com Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell   

Buffalo, NY - You couldn’t miss it driving into Downtown Buffalo Monday (July 11th) morning – a massive inflatable depicting a fat cat boss holding a Nurse by the neck – that had been moored on a public sidewalk in front of Catholic Health System’s headquarters where a number of Communications Workers of America (CWA)-represented Nurses were publicly protesting the lack of a new contact at three Buffalo area hospitals – despite the fact Catholic Health reported a $27 million surplus for 2015 as company execs raked in huge raises.

Today’s Farm Workers Aren’t Free

July 12, 2016  
By Sonia Huq
Reproduced: aflcio.org

Today’s Farm Workers Aren’t Free -
Autryville, NC - Freedom to come together and negotiate in union is pretty high on the list of the reforms working people are fighting for. This is even more important in the case of migrant farm workers. They work seasonal jobs that are not only dependent on their bosses, but for the very visa that gains them entrance into the country for their livelihood.

Northwest TV Workers Resist ‘Amateur News

July 12, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Portland, ORE - Workers at TV stations here and in Seattle are resisting what their union calls the “Uberization” of TV news.

UNITE HERE Workers at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City Strike for Decent Wages and Benefits

July 11, 2016  
By Kenneth Quinnell
Reprinted:
aflcio.org

Atlantic City, NJ - Working people at the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, walked off the job launching a strike against the greedy actions of billionaire Carl Icahn, the current owner of the casino. Workers at other Atlantic City casinos reached tentative agreements last week, but Icahn's opposition to treating working people fairly means that nearly a thousand cooks, housekeepers, servers and other staff are on strike.

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