LAS VEGAS – There is more than one heavyweight fight being waged in Las Vegas this week as the candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination squared off during a lively debate on Wednesday night at the Paris Hotel & Casino. But prior to the candidates taking swings at each other onstage, the presidential hopefuls made a point to visit hundreds of union members that were practice picketing outside the Palms Resort and Casino.
Kansas Teamsters are lauding the state legislature for the introduction of House Bill 2315, which will extend unemployment insurance to school bus workers employed by private companies.
James P. Hoffa will not seek re-election as the general president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, he told The Detroit News on Friday, just as the labor union this week makes a historic exit from government oversight.
It’s a hard time to be a dairy farmer in America: The nationwide decline in milk consumption and the rippling effects of the trade war with China have pushed thousands of farms out of business.
Temperatures had sunk to negative digits when a package full of Teamster GOTV t-shirts arrived in Minnesota last week. It was a freezing Friday morning and field coordinators joked that GOTV ski masks would have been more apt attire for such a cold snap, but Teamsters in the North Star State refused to let a frigid forecast get in the way of the early voting effort.
Dairy Farmers of America announced Monday that it has agreed to buy Dean Foods, America’s largest milk producer, for $425 million.
Your First Student National Master Agreement Negotiating Committee has been meeting with the company regularly in our efforts to negotiate another five-year contract. Click here for more details.
For the Teamsters Union, black history isn’t just an add on to our story or a recognition of advancements. It is part of the core of our history. Black and white Teamsters rallied together after the Civil War to improve conditions, starting the first independent team driver locals. For more, click here.