This Labor Day, we remember that the purpose of a union is to stand together
Sept. 1, 2017 | In his Labor Day message, General President Jim Hoffa wrote: “Our union’s response to the devastation of Hurricane Harvey makes this Labor Day more meaningful than ever. The Teamsters Union has always been an early responder in times of crisis, donating and distributing emergency supplies, coordinating logistics, raising money for those in need and more. When our members are affected – whether from an unfair employer, legislation unfair to working families or even natural disasters – the union family stands together. Labor Day is a time to reflect on who we are as a union. Our job isn’t just to organize members, bargain and protect contracts. It’s to bring respect and dignity to all working people. That means being there when we are needed..."
Publisher Tronc acquires Daily News, storied NY tabloid
Sept. 5, 2017 | Newspaper publisher Tronc has acquired the Daily News, a storied New York tabloid newspaper that won a Pulitzer Prize this year but has been buffeted by the changing media environment. Chicago-based Tronc Inc., the publisher of the Baltimore Sun, Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, announced the deal Monday night, and the Daily News posted a story on its website. It was first reported by The New York Times... apnews.com
Teamsters reject UPS proposal for full-time seasonal personal vehicle drivers
Sept. 5, 2017 | Read the letter Package Division Director Sean O’Brien sent to UPS Corporate Labor Relations President Al Gudim regarding the company’s proposal to create a new classification.