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Passing of Richard Trumpka
08/05/21 - Teamsters Local 1149
A Pivotal Time for the U.S. Labor Movement
08/05/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Aug. 5, 2021 | U.S. LABOR | […] A major factor that makes 2021 an important moment for the labor movement is that there currently is a pro-union president with both houses of Congress controlled by his party. Given that congressional elections occur every two years, if there is to be effective federal action to make it easier for workers to form unions, time is of the essence.
Teamsters mourn the loss of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka
08/05/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Aug. 5, 2021 | LABOR UNIONS | In a statement today, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa said: “Today, the entire labor movement lost a true champion for working men and women. Richard Trumka was a friend, a colleague, and my brother in the fight for workers’ rights in America.
Lack of Action on Voting Rights Threatens Pro-Worker Majority
08/04/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Aug. 4, 2021 | FAIR ELECTIONS | The purpose of elections is to have the American public vote. But many states are trying to put rules in place that would curtail participation. Something must be done. And this week in the nation’s capital, elected officials from all over the country came to let Congress know it is time to act.
Lack of Action on Voting Rights Threatens Pro-Worker Majority
08/04/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Aug. 4, 2021 | FAIR ELECTIONS | The purpose of elections is to have the American public vote. But many states are trying to put rules in place that would curtail participation. Something must be done. And this week in the nation’s capital, elected officials from all over the country came to let Congress know it is time to act.
NLRB Officer Recommends New Vote in Amazon Union Effort
08/03/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Aug. 3, 2021 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | The Retail, Warehouse and Department Store Union (RWDSU) said a hearing officer for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recommended on Monday that a new election be held at Amazon's warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, potentially providing the nearly 6,000 workers there a second chance to unionize.
Amazon Violated Labor Law in Alabama Union Election, Labor Official Finds *
08/03/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Aug. 3, 2021 | LABOR LAW | The National Labor Relations Board has determined that Amazon violated labor law after workers at its Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse tried to join a union, the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Workers Union said Monday. Workers at the Alabama warehouse voted against forming a union in April.
Why America Needs Union Workers to Drive the Success of A National Infrastructure Program
08/03/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Aug. 3, 2021 | JOBS | […] As America embarks on a historic modernization of roads, bridges, water systems, airports, schools, manufacturing facilities, and other infrastructure, it’s essential that the nation’s highly skilled union workers supply the raw materials and parts as well as the labor for these publicly funded projects.
Syracuse Police Truck Raffle
08/03/21 - Teamsters Local 1149
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Syracuse Police Truck Raffle
08/03/21 - Teamsters Local 1149
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Syracuse Police Truck Raffle
08/03/21 - Teamsters Local 1149
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Why America Needs Union Workers to Drive the Success of A National Infrastructure Program
08/02/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Aug. 2, 2021 | JOBS | […] As America embarks on a historic modernization of roads, bridges, water systems, airports, schools, manufacturing facilities, and other infrastructure, it’s essential that the nation’s highly skilled union workers supply the raw materials and parts as well as the labor for these publicly funded projects.
Why America Needs Union Workers to Drive the Success of A National Infrastructure Program
08/02/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Aug. 2, 2021 | JOBS | […] As America embarks on a historic modernization of roads, bridges, water systems, airports, schools, manufacturing facilities, and other infrastructure, it’s essential that the nation’s highly skilled union workers supply the raw materials and parts as well as the labor for these publicly funded projects.
Local 776 Newsletter
07/31/21 - Teamsters Local 776
Recently Local 776 mailed the Summer 2021 edition of the "Local 776 Review" to the membership. If yours was...
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 7/30/2021
07/30/21 - Teamsters Local 570
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How Unions and Their Allies Are Trying to Hold Amazon Accountable
07/30/21 - Teamsters Local 570
July 30, 2021 | LABOR/COMMUNITY ACTION | Amazon founder and Richest Man in the World Jeff Bezos got shot into space on his very own rocket on July 20, two weeks after retiring and handing off the company to a successor, Andy Jassy, who previously ran Amazon web services. The spectacle received breathless media coverage.
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 7/30/2021
07/30/21 - Teamsters Local 355
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Weekly News Wrap-Up: 7/30/2021
07/30/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Hoffa: New NLRB Members Will Ensure Workers Are Heard
07/30/21 - Teamsters Local 570
July 30, 2021 | LABOR LAW | The Senate confirmed two labor union attorneys this week to serve on the National Labor Relations Board. In a statement issued today, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa said, “For too long, workers’ efforts to join together and bargain for fair wages and working conditions have been stymied at the NLRB.
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 7/30/2021
07/30/21 - Teamsters Local 888
Proposed Buy American Changes Will Boost American Jobs
07/30/21 - Teamsters Local 888
July 28, 2021 | JOBS | The Biden administration unveiled a new proposed regulation today that would ensure purchases made by the federal government support products manufactured and services provided by American workers, following through on a promise President Biden made when he first took office earlier this year.
Worker Power
07/28/21 - Teamsters Local 888
July 28, 2021 | COMMENTARY | Imagine a world where workers have real power. In this world, workers are paid a living wage, are protected by a strong union, and wield enough political clout to ensure Congress passes pro-worker laws. Corporations can’t treat them like robots and abandon communities to find cheaper labor elsewhere.
Worker Power
07/28/21 - Teamsters Local 570
July 28, 2021 | COMMENTARY | Imagine a world where workers have real power. In this world, workers are paid a living wage, are protected by a strong union, and wield enough political clout to ensure Congress passes pro-worker laws. Corporations can’t treat them like robots and abandon communities to find cheaper labor elsewhere.
Proposed Buy American Changes Will Boost American Jobs
07/28/21 - Teamsters Local 570
July 28, 2021 | JOBS | The Biden administration unveiled a new proposed regulation today that would ensure purchases made by the federal government support products manufactured and services provided by American workers, following through on a promise President Biden made when he first took office earlier this year.
Proposed Buy American Changes Will Boost American Jobs
07/28/21 - Teamsters Local 355
July 28, 2021 | JOBS | The Biden administration unveiled a new proposed regulation today that would ensure purchases made by the federal government support products manufactured and services provided by American workers, following through on a promise President Biden made when he first took office earlier this year.
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