WASHINGTON—In a letter released April 11, The NewsGuild-CWA and the Teamsters urged stockholders in the Gannett newspaper chain to vote for the incumbent board of directors to block a hostile takeover by what they called the “vulture hedge fund” Alden Global Capital. The two unions, which represent a total of about 1,300 workers at Gannett…
Philadelphia, PA – UPS Teamsters in Philadelphia long critical of General President James P. Hoffa’s leadership and most recently, ratification of the Small Package National Master Agreement last fall, will have a new committee of rank and file members to monitor contract negotiations the next time around.
WASHINGTON—Several major American unions have endorsed a bill introduced in the House March 12, that could protect more than 2 million people from deportation.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—The City Council unanimously passed a bill Feb. 28 that would give sanitation-industry regulators the power to take on company unions at private commercial-trash haulers.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—An overnight strike by Teamsters Local 813 members at a Newark-based private trash collector Dec. 9-10 quickly persuaded the company to abandon its plans to pull out of the union’s multiemployer pension find.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Next season, the workers who recycle the empty beer cups tossed out by fans at Yankees and New York City Football Club games will be getting a good raise, Teamsters Local 813 announced Nov. 20.
New York, NY – This weekend, the threat of a possible Teamsters strike against UPS Freight looms large — but there’s another union battle being waged in the City of Brotherly that advocates for workplace democracy say must be won in order to beat back anti-labor forces bent on extending devastating Right to-Work laws nationwide.
New York, NY – “They went in and cleaned house.” That’s how the head of the union representing parking attendants around the Metropolitan Area described Northwell Health’s recent move to terminate numerous employees holding union cards.
ATLANTA, Ga.—The tentative contract deal pending between UPS and the Teamsters is likely to clear the way for the company to begin Sunday deliveries.