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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Area's most popular airline faces scrutinysuch reviews early. But John Goglia, a former National Transportation Safety B
Area's most popular airline faces scrutiny
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 2 hours ago
such reviews early. But John Goglia, a former National Transportation Safety Board member who now sits on the board of a Teamsters-affiliated mechanics' advocacy and lobbying group, said the only time such a review started early was two decades... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Teamsters gather to support Clark County Sutphen workersA handful of members from the Teamsters Local 284 gathered outside Supthen’s Sp
Teamsters gather to support Clark County Sutphen workers
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
A handful of members from the Teamsters Local 284 gathered outside Supthen’s Springfield facility on West County Line Road Monday as workers from that facility decide whether they want to continue their affiliation with the union later this... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Independent groups pump cash into Assembly campaignPolitical Action Committee; and $1,000 from D.R.I.V.E., a political action comm
Independent groups pump cash into Assembly campaign
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 6 hours ago
Political Action Committee; and $1,000 from D.R.I.V.E., a political action committee of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Earlier this year, Veenker also benefited from an $8,500 contribution from the California Teachers Association,... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Independent groups pump cash into Assembly campaignPolitical Action Committee; and $1,000 from D.R.I.V.E., a political action comm
Independent groups pump cash into Assembly campaign
Mountain View Voice / Posted 6 hours ago
Political Action Committee; and $1,000 from D.R.I.V.E., a political action committee of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Earlier this year, Veenker also benefited from an $8,500 contribution from the California Teachers Association,... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
JCPS Superintendent holds summit to discuss possible changes to code of conductsome consistency across the district it would be a whole lot better for everyon
JCPS Superintendent holds summit to discuss possible changes to code of conduct
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 10 hours ago
some consistency across the district it would be a whole lot better for everyone involved,” John Stovall said, President of Teamsters Local 783. Stovall said there is a disconnect in the way some schools handle behavior problems in the classroom... Read more
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Fortune
Uber Deal Shows Divide in Labor's Drive for Role in 'Gig Economy'the deal, but Uber said it would help establish an association for them to comm
Uber Deal Shows Divide in Labor's Drive for Role in 'Gig Economy'
Fortune / Posted 15 hours ago
the deal, but Uber said it would help establish an association for them to communicate with the company. The next day the Teamsters, in conjunction with worker rights group Silicon Valley Rising, announced it would launch a driver association in... Read more
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NBC News
Uber Deal Shows Divide in Labor's Drive For Role in 'Gig Economy'the deal, but Uber said it would help establish an association for them to comm
Uber Deal Shows Divide in Labor's Drive For Role in 'Gig Economy'
NBC News / Posted 18 hours ago
the deal, but Uber said it would help establish an association for them to communicate with the company. The next day the Teamsters, in conjunction with worker rights group Silicon Valley Rising, announced it would launch a driver association in... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Teamsters ratify pact with Columbus Distributing COLUMBUS — Teamsters Local 284 has ratified a new contract with Columbus Dist
Teamsters ratify pact with Columbus Distributing
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 19 hours ago
COLUMBUS — Teamsters Local 284 has ratified a new contract with Columbus Distributing Co. The union has more than 100 members working at the beer distribution company. The union represents drivers,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Uber deal shows divide in labor's drive for role in 'gig economy'the deal, but Uber said it would help establish an association for them to comm
Uber deal shows divide in labor's drive for role in 'gig economy'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
the deal, but Uber said it would help establish an association for them to communicate with the company. The next day the Teamsters, in conjunction with worker rights group Silicon Valley Rising, announced it would launch a driver association in... Read more
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Reuters
Uber deal shows divide in labor's drive for role in 'gig economy'the deal, but Uber said it would help establish an association for them to comm
Uber deal shows divide in labor's drive for role in 'gig economy'
Reuters / Posted yesterday
the deal, but Uber said it would help establish an association for them to communicate with the company. The next day the Teamsters, in conjunction with worker rights group Silicon Valley Rising, announced it would launch a driver association in... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Area’s most popular airline faces scrutinysuch reviews early. But John Goglia, a former National Transportation Safety B
Area’s most popular airline faces scrutiny
The Toledo Blade / Posted yesterday
such reviews early. But John Goglia, a former National Transportation Safety Board member who now sits on the board of a Teamsters-affiliated mechanics’ advocacy and lobbying group, said the only time such a review started early was two decades... Read more
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Daily Mail
Donald Trump's 'hidden business dealings with Mafia boss Fat Tony'that S &A was part of a racketeering enterprise.' Johnston's lengthy piece als
Donald Trump's 'hidden business dealings with Mafia boss Fat Tony'
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
that S &A was part of a racketeering enterprise.' Johnston's lengthy piece also ties Trump to a Gambino-linked Teamsters official John Cody. He writes that an unemployed woman bought three apartments in Trump Tower without papers -... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, RICHARD 'RICK' J. PARRY, Youngstown, OhioHe also worked as a delivery driver for R.L. Lipton for 25 years. He was a memb
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, RICHARD 'RICK' J. PARRY, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
He also worked as a delivery driver for R.L. Lipton for 25 years. He was a member of St. Edward Church, L.F.D. Local 2075, Teamsters Local 377 and the I.A.F.F. Rick’s love and compassion for his wife and children was immeasurable. His main purpose... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Rep. Young Backs Union Workers at Risk of Losing More than Half of Pension Benefits– forcing him and his wife to move out of their home of 25 years and downsize t
Rep. Young Backs Union Workers at Risk of Losing More than Half of Pension Benefits
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted yesterday
– forcing him and his wife to move out of their home of 25 years and downsize to a townhome. Vignovich and others from the Teamsters Local 238 are crying foul, claiming lack of oversight, corruption, and negligence have led the Central States... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Immigrants Dwarf American Households In Welfare: "Obama Seeks $17K For Every Illegal Minor"the debt as if everyone's taxes would need to be raised to fund would be quite
Immigrants Dwarf American Households In Welfare: "Obama Seeks $17K For Every Illegal Minor"
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
the debt as if everyone's taxes would need to be raised to fund would be quite a different story I think. New Avenue for Teamsters That is because they spit out 4-6 little illegals each! Trump cannot build that wall soon encough. However the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Meet the lawyer who is defending ex-cop Jason Van Dykesite. He also represents the Police Benevolent and Protective Association and d
Meet the lawyer who is defending ex-cop Jason Van Dyke
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
site. He also represents the Police Benevolent and Protective Association and does some work for Chicago firefighters, Teamsters and members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He's a natural at shaking hands, Needham says:... Read more
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Zero Hedge
407,000 Workers Stunned As Pension Fund Proposes 60% Cuts, Treasury Says "Not Enough"retirees. Now, under the ruling, the can is being kicked to insolvency. No, UP
407,000 Workers Stunned As Pension Fund Proposes 60% Cuts, Treasury Says "Not Enough"
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
retirees. Now, under the ruling, the can is being kicked to insolvency. No, UPS has purposely stayed very clear of the Teamsters and their sham pension fund, UPS has zero liability in this situation. The Teamsters swindled their own members and... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Columbus Police pay tribute to fallen officersOH 43215 Downtown: 365 S. 4th St. Columbus, OH 43215 Pickerington: 1017 Refug
Columbus Police pay tribute to fallen officers
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
OH 43215 Downtown: 365 S. 4th St. Columbus, OH 43215 Pickerington: 1017 Refugee Rd. Pickerington, OH 43147 Teamsters: 555 E. Rich St. Columbus, OH 43215 Clintonville: 4545 N. High S. Columbus, OH 43214 Hilliard: 4099 Truman Blvd.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Fund drops plans to cut Teamsters' pensionswas rejected by the federal government earlier this month. That surely is a re
Fund drops plans to cut Teamsters' pensions
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
was rejected by the federal government earlier this month. That surely is a relief to hundreds of thousands of retired Teamsters, some of them in the Lehigh Valley area. But as I’ve previously reported, they still face great financial... Read more
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Business Insurance
Teamsters' multiemployer pension fund looks to Congress for helpThe Teamsters Central States Pension Fund says it will now turn to federal lawm
Teamsters' multiemployer pension fund looks to Congress for help
Business Insurance / Posted 3 days ago
The Teamsters Central States Pension Fund says it will now turn to federal lawmakers for help to prevent the collapse of the massively underfunded multiemployer pension plan. “In the coming months, we will do everything in our power to support a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Brian Kelly: Witnesses in City Hall probe declined to speakM. Ortiz’s office noted that Brissette was linked to an effort to force Bravo’s
Brian Kelly: Witnesses in City Hall probe declined to speak
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
M. Ortiz’s office noted that Brissette was linked to an effort to force Bravo’s “Top Chef” producers to make a deal with Teamsters Local 25. Unlike the Boston Calling production company, Bravo declined to hire union help, which led to aggressive,... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly Clout: Soda dough flows to Oha Republican who generally opposes by-item taxes, said Honickman donated $2,500
Philly Clout: Soda dough flows to Oh
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
a Republican who generally opposes by-item taxes, said Honickman donated $2,500 to his campaign. He said Teamsters Local 830, which has been pressuring Council to kill the soda tax, contributed $1,000, and the Liberty Bell... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Illinois State Workers, Highest Paid In Nation, Demand Up To 29% Wage Hikeshigher taxes to fund even greater pay and benefits for state workers. Officials
Illinois State Workers, Highest Paid In Nation, Demand Up To 29% Wage Hikes
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
higher taxes to fund even greater pay and benefits for state workers. Officials from more than 17 unions, including the Teamsters, understood the depth of Illinois’ fiscal crisis and agreed to affordable contracts with the state. AFSCME, which... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Rally, Sit-in Aims to “Democratize” Universitysaid. Outside Levi Hall, members from FBU, UCAN, CEP, SDJ, Phoenix Survivors A
Rally, Sit-in Aims to “Democratize” University
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 3 days ago
said. Outside Levi Hall, members from FBU, UCAN, CEP, SDJ, Phoenix Survivors Alliance (PSA), Student Government, and Local Teamsters 743 took turns speaking about their experiences communicating with the administration and affirming their support... Read more
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Boston Herald
Ken Brissette’s arrest puts Marty Walsh on the defensivethere’s problems. … It bothers me.” Brissette’s arrest comes months after fede
Ken Brissette’s arrest puts Marty Walsh on the defensive
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
there’s problems. … It bothers me.” Brissette’s arrest comes months after federal prosecutors, in charging members of Teamsters Local 25 for allegedly trying to shake down a “Top Chef” cable show crew to hire union labor, cited a city official... Read more
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CBS Denver
US Foods Strikes Continue With Sympathy From Denver Workersanywhere the general public can go out and have a meal,” said Mark Madsen, an e
US Foods Strikes Continue With Sympathy From Denver Workers
CBS Denver / Posted 4 days ago
anywhere the general public can go out and have a meal,” said Mark Madsen, an employee at US Foods and member of the local Teamsters. A strike started near Baltimore about a month ago when the company asked for millions of dollars’ worth of... Read more
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Boston Herald
Walsh claims no wrongdoing after tourism official indictedlabor practices." The indictment alleges, however, that Brissette told "Top Ch
Walsh claims no wrongdoing after tourism official indicted
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
labor practices." The indictment alleges, however, that Brissette told "Top Chef" producers to make a deal with the Teamsters Local 25 union and that "unless a deal was made, the permits would not be released." Brissettee and at least one... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Bremerton reaches agreements with police, teamstersBREMERTON — Police officers, employees represented by the Teamsters union and o
Bremerton reaches agreements with police, teamsters
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
BREMERTON — Police officers, employees represented by the Teamsters union and other city managers will get bumps in pay under contracts approved Wednesday night by the Bremerton City Council. The new contracts represent most city employees except... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Struggling Central States' fund rules out new plan to save benefitsplan that would have cut benefits by 50 percent or more for many retirees, most
Struggling Central States' fund rules out new plan to save benefits
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
plan that would have cut benefits by 50 percent or more for many retirees, mostly truck drivers and others covered under Teamsters contracts. The fund said in a statement that it no longer can develop and implement a new plan that complies with... Read more
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Market Watch
Central States pension fund won't issue new rescue plan, director saysA pension fund serving Teamsters members said Thursday it will not issue a new
Central States pension fund won't issue new rescue plan, director says
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
A pension fund serving Teamsters members said Thursday it will not issue a new plan to rescue the fund, following the Treasury Department's rejection of proposed reductions. Thomas Nyhan, executive director of the Central States Pension Fund, said it... Read more
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FOX Business
Central States Pension Fund Won't Issue New Rescue Plan, Director SaysA pension fund serving Teamsters members said Thursday it will not issue a new
Central States Pension Fund Won't Issue New Rescue Plan, Director Says
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
A pension fund serving Teamsters members said Thursday it will not issue a new plan to rescue the fund, following the Treasury Department's rejection of proposed reductions. Thomas Nyhan, executive director of the Central States Pension Fund, said it... Read more
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FOX Business
Central States Pension Fund Won't Issue New Rescue Plan, Director SaysA pension fund serving Teamsters members said Thursday it will not issue a new
Central States Pension Fund Won't Issue New Rescue Plan, Director Says
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
A pension fund serving Teamsters members said Thursday it will not issue a new plan to rescue the fund, following the Treasury Department's rejection of proposed reductions. Thomas Nyhan, executive director of the Central States Pension Fund, said it... Read more
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Boston Globe
City's top tourism official pleads not guilty to extortion chargehad contacted restaurants to warn them that union members would protest, but th
City's top tourism official pleads not guilty to extortion charge
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
had contacted restaurants to warn them that union members would protest, but the report said he did not collude with the Teamsters. “Everyone tells me he’s doing a good job,” Walsh said. “When you go and ask people, anybody, they’ll say great... Read more
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Boston Globe
The city and the feds have different versions of what happened with 'Top Chef'the Top Chef problems, which received wide-spread attention last year when char
The city and the feds have different versions of what happened with 'Top Chef'
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
the Top Chef problems, which received wide-spread attention last year when charges were brought against five members of the Teamsters Local 25 who protested the production for not using union labor. And aspects of it contradict the findings of the... Read more
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The Daily Record
Denver Teamsters support Md. workers on US Foods picket lineENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Teamsters working at US Foods' distribution facility here t
Denver Teamsters support Md. workers on US Foods picket line
The Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Teamsters working at US Foods' distribution facility here this morning refused to cross the picket line in solidarity with Teamsters in Severn who began an unfair labor practice strike against the company last month. The 280... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County approves raises for nearly 500 employeesneeded raises will come to nearly 500 Shawnee County employees. The county com
Shawnee County approves raises for nearly 500 employees
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
needed raises will come to nearly 500 Shawnee County employees. The county commission Thursday approved contracts with the Teamsters Local 696, which represents employees in the corrections, public works and other county departments. It’s the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Top Boston tourism official arrested on extortion chargesto withhold city permits based on a company’s union or nonunion status, accordi
Top Boston tourism official arrested on extortion charges
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 days ago
to withhold city permits based on a company’s union or nonunion status, according to the indictment. Last year, five Teamsters were charged with extortion in the “Top Chef” case. They have pleaded not guilty. Laura Oggeri, a spokeswoman for... Read more
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Boston Globe
Kenneth Brissette once described his job as ‘Minister of Fun’Calling hired eight union stagehands and a foreman. The indictment also alleges
Kenneth Brissette once described his job as ‘Minister of Fun’
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Calling hired eight union stagehands and a foreman. The indictment also alleges that Brissette warned restaurants that Teamsters members would disrupt the filming of the “Top Chef” television show at those restaurants, because the production... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mayor Walsh needs to deal forcefully with the allegations of City Hall corruptionessentially threatened to do the same to Top Chef, which ended up abandoning it
Mayor Walsh needs to deal forcefully with the allegations of City Hall corruption
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
essentially threatened to do the same to Top Chef, which ended up abandoning its plans to shoot in Boston. Four members of Teamsters Local 25 were indicted last September in connection with the bullying of Top Chef’s cast and crew. The government... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Value Stocks Near 52-Week Lows Worth Buyingbalance sheet is of little concern to investors. ArcBest also hashed out a fre
3 Value Stocks Near 52-Week Lows Worth Buying
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
balance sheet is of little concern to investors. ArcBest also hashed out a fresh five-year labor agreement with its Teamsters labor union in June 2013 that was critical in helping the company lower its costs and ensure ongoing expansion.... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Value Stocks Near 52-Week Lows Worth Buyingbalance sheet is of little concern to investors. ArcBest also hashed out a fre
3 Value Stocks Near 52-Week Lows Worth Buying
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
balance sheet is of little concern to investors. ArcBest also hashed out a fresh five-year labor agreement with its Teamsters labor union in June 2013 that was critical in helping the company lower its costs and ensure ongoing expansion.... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston tourism official indicted in connection with union extortion probelast year that Brissette had called both the Omni Parker House hotel and a rest
Boston tourism official indicted in connection with union extortion probe
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
last year that Brissette had called both the Omni Parker House hotel and a restaurant, Menton, to give them a heads-up Teamsters might picket them as non-union locations for the Bravo show “Top Chef" -- the reality TV show alluded to by the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Walsh administration official arrested on ‘union-related extortion,’ federal officials saypermits.’’ The indictment also alleges that, shortly after Walsh took office,
Walsh administration official arrested on ‘union-related extortion,’ federal officials say
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
permits.’’ The indictment also alleges that, shortly after Walsh took office, Brissette began warning restaurants that Teamsters members would disrupt the filming of the Top Chef television show at those restaurants, because the show production... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston tourism official indicted in connection with extortion probelast year that Brissette had called both the Omni Parker House hotel and a rest
Boston tourism official indicted in connection with extortion probe
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
last year that Brissette had called both the Omni Parker House hotel and a restaurant, Menton, to give them a heads-up Teamsters might picket them as non-union locations for the Bravo show “Top Chef" -- the reality TV show alluded to by the... Read more
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Roll Call
Labor Unions Line Up Behind Murphy in Florida Senate Primarysupport ahead of the Aug. 30 primary. The American Federation of State, County
Labor Unions Line Up Behind Murphy in Florida Senate Primary
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
support ahead of the Aug. 30 primary. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the Florida Teamsters, and the Laborers' International Union of North America had previously endorsed Murphy, his campaign... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Teamsters: Pilots Flying For DHL Express, Amazon Vote To StrikeKalitta pilots authorized a strike in December 2015. The pilots are represented
Teamsters: Pilots Flying For DHL Express, Amazon Vote To Strike
The Aero-News Network / Posted 5 days ago
Kalitta pilots authorized a strike in December 2015. The pilots are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and its airline affiliate, Teamsters Local 1224. "This is truly an unprecedented situation where pilots across... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sheriff’s bias judgment could impact department, congress bidjury verdict comes a few days after the sheriff’s congressional campaign stumbl
Sheriff’s bias judgment could impact department, congress bid
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
jury verdict comes a few days after the sheriff’s congressional campaign stumbled when a key labor ally, the Teamsters Joint Council 7, withdrew its endorsement, citing Jones’ pledge to vote for likely GOP presidential nominee Donald... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Overtime law change could affect thousands in Mainethe law, employees earning less than $47,000 will be paid time and a half when
Overtime law change could affect thousands in Maine
WMTW Portland / Posted 5 days ago
the law, employees earning less than $47,000 will be paid time and a half when they work more than 40 hours a week. A Teamsters union official said the employment change is a long time coming for 16,000 Mainers. “Currently under the law,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HASD budget approved despite $6M deficitother business, the board: ■ Unanimously approved early retirement incentive a
HASD budget approved despite $6M deficit
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
other business, the board: ■ Unanimously approved early retirement incentive agreements for district employments for Teamsters, HAESPA and the assistant facilities director. ■ Approved an energy savings plan, entering into a 36-month... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Ranch pays tribute to Alberta’s historyon that roadway and trying to come up with new innovative programs to reach mor
Ranch pays tribute to Alberta’s history
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 5 days ago
on that roadway and trying to come up with new innovative programs to reach more Canadians.� For five hours on Sunday, teamsters from across Alberta will plough, harrow and plant malting barley on 25 acres of land the old-fashioned way in a... Read more
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