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Chicago Political Leaders Blast $4B Corporation for Mistreating Funeral Workers (Chicago, IL) – After 100 days on the picket line, locked out funeral directors and drivers in Chicago aren’t giving up the fight for workers’ rights. That’s the message the members of Teamsters Local 727 sent to...

Republicans tried and tried, more than 40 times, in fact. Unlike the Little Engine That Could, the GOP couldn't. They just couldn't repeal the Affordable Care Act. Last week they switched tracks to exploit a different tactic -- extortion. It's an old-style mafia shakedown. The threat made...

Warehouse Workers Vote No on Company Plan to Eliminate Pension (Rochester, N.Y.) Teamsters Local 118 members on Monday overwhelmingly rejected a Wegmans contract offer that would eliminate the pensions of more than 900 Rochester employees and endanger health care for their spouses. Local 118 will immediately request the participation...

Hoffa Says Extremist Republicans Should Be Ashamed (WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union blasted extremist House Republicans today for endangering the U.S. economy and threatening the livelihood of millions of public and private sector workers with a possible government shutdown. “I’m outraged that radical GOP lawmakers want to...

Like "Git 'er done," Americans should be yelling at Republicans in Congress: "Do yer job!" That's because Republicans are shirking their sworn duty by threatening to both shut down the government and default on its bills. Before taking office, each member of Congress swears a simple,...

Union Urges Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) -- The Teamsters Union is denouncing the findings of a new study revealing that private prison management firms have contracts that directly link profits to inmate capacity. The Teamsters Union represents 30,000 correctional officers in 20 states across the country. According...

Last week, in an example of what makes America beautiful, several strangers rushed to the aid of a New York City construction worker trapped in a burning fifth-floor apartment. The rescuers hoisted a ladder up a fire escape and extended it to the smoky windowsill where...

Company Plans to Eliminate Pension (Rochester, N.Y.) Wegmans picketing Teamsters from Local 118 are calling on their employer to protect good jobs in Rochester and stop retaliating against employees for standing up for their rights under Federal law. Today the union will file an unfair labor...

Sustained Underperformance, Executive Pay and Governance Concerns Lead To Support For Independent Board Leadership (WASHINGTON) -- The country’s two largest proxy advisers, ISS and Glass Lewis, have both recommended that FedEx [NYSE: FDX] shareholders support a Teamster proposal calling for an independent chairman of the board...