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Rail Bosses Said No to Paid Sick Leave – So We’re Still on Track for A Strike
09/26/22 - Teamsters Local 570
Sept. 26, 2022 | FREIGHT | Earlier this month, when railroad workers threatened to strike over “grueling” conditions—like formal discipline for taking any time off at all—the Biden administration brokered a tentative deal, avoiding a work stoppage that could have crippled supply chains and cost the US billions of dollars a day. Crisis averted. Or not.
Rail Bosses Said No to Paid Sick Leave – So We’re Still on Track for A Strike
09/26/22 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 26, 2022 | FREIGHT | Earlier this month, when railroad workers threatened to strike over “grueling” conditions—like formal discipline for taking any time off at all—the Biden administration brokered a tentative deal, avoiding a work stoppage that could have crippled supply chains and cost the US billions of dollars a day. Crisis averted. Or not.
Durham School Bus Workers in Baltimore Ratify ‘Rich’ First Contract
09/26/22 - Teamsters Local 570
Sept. 26, 2022 | Drivers and monitors at Durham School Services in Baltimore have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters Local 570. The workers who provide student transportation services for Baltimore public schools voted to organize with the union in March this year.
Rail Bosses Said No to Paid Sick Leave – So We’re Still on Track for A Strike
09/26/22 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept. 26, 2022 | FREIGHT | Earlier this month, when railroad workers threatened to strike over “grueling” conditions—like formal discipline for taking any time off at all—the Biden administration brokered a tentative deal, avoiding a work stoppage that could have crippled supply chains and cost the US billions of dollars a day. Crisis averted. Or not.
Week Ending 09/23/2022
09/23/22 - Teamsters Local 355
  • The hidden costs of being an American worker   • NLRB revises $13M calculations in Warrior Met strike   • 1,200 at Teamsters Women’s Conference in Seattle   • Workers plan to renovate Home Depot with a union   • Yes, you can wear union gear to work.
Week Ending 09/23/2022
09/23/22 - Teamsters Local 570
  • The hidden costs of being an American worker   • NLRB revises $13M calculations in Warrior Met strike   • 1,200 at Teamsters Women’s Conference in Seattle   • Workers plan to renovate Home Depot with a union   • Yes, you can wear union gear to work.
COSTCO Last Best & Final Offer Explanation Zoom Meetings
09/23/22 - Teamsters Local 542
Teamsters March at Amazon Headquarters
09/23/22 - Teamsters Local 162
This week the IBT hosted the Women’s Conference in Seattle, Washington. With a new Amazon organizing division at the IBT, the Teamsters took the opportunity to march in solidarity at the Amazon headquarters in Seattle during the Women’s Conference.
October 20, 2022, General Membership Meeting
09/23/22 - Teamsters Local 542
Next General Membership Meeting October 20, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. If you would like to attend the meeting via zoom, please click on the notice to register.
Week Ending 09/23/2022
09/23/22 - Teamsters Local 992
  • The hidden costs of being an American worker   • NLRB revises $13M calculations in Warrior Met strike   • 1,200 at Teamsters Women’s Conference in Seattle   • Workers plan to renovate Home Depot with a union   • Yes, you can wear union gear to work.
Labor Secretary: Labor Movement Isn’t Just About Wages Anymore
09/22/22 - Teamsters Local 570
Sept. 22, 2022 | GEN Z | When the White House met this May with union organizers at Starbucks, Amazon, and other companies, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh expected this group—most of them young and barely earning $15 an hour—to be primarily upset about their pay.
Labor Secretary: Labor Movement Isn’t Just About Wages Anymore
09/22/22 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 22, 2022 | GEN Z | When the White House met this May with union organizers at Starbucks, Amazon, and other companies, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh expected this group—most of them young and barely earning $15 an hour—to be primarily upset about their pay.
Labor Secretary: Labor Movement Isn’t Just About Wages Anymore
09/22/22 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept. 22, 2022 | GEN Z | When the White House met this May with union organizers at Starbucks, Amazon, and other companies, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh expected this group—most of them young and barely earning $15 an hour—to be primarily upset about their pay.
2022 TeamCare Family Health Fair Event
09/21/22 - Teamsters Local 41
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Teamsters March on Amazon HQ, Escalate Union Campaig
09/21/22 - Teamsters Local 570
Sept. 21, 2022 | ORGANIZING | (Click to enlarge image.) Teamsters leaders, including Sean O’Brien, general president of the union, brought their campaign to organize Amazon warehouse and logistics workers to the company’s doorstep in Seattle [Tuesday] afternoon.
Teamsters March on Amazon HQ, Escalate Union Campaign
09/21/22 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 21, 2022 | ORGANIZING | (Click to enlarge image.) Teamsters leaders, including Sean O’Brien, general president of the union, brought their campaign to organize Amazon warehouse and logistics workers to the company’s doorstep in Seattle [Tuesday] afternoon.
Teamsters March on Amazon HQ, Escalate Union Campaig
09/21/22 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept. 21, 2022 | ORGANIZING | (Click to enlarge image.) Teamsters leaders, including Sean O’Brien, general president of the union, brought their campaign to organize Amazon warehouse and logistics workers to the company’s doorstep in Seattle [Tuesday] afternoon.
Next Up for U.S. Unions: Major Contracts for 700,000 Workers
09/20/22 - Teamsters Local 570
Sept. 20, 2022 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | The 11th-hour deal that prevented a crippling strike at the nation's freight railroads is the biggest win for US unions in years. The agreement, reached in the early hours [last] Thursday, kept more than 50,000 engineers and conductors on the job and won members the changes in work rules sought by their leadership.
Next Up for U.S. Unions: Major Contracts for 700,000 Workers
09/20/22 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 20, 2022 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | The 11th-hour deal that prevented a crippling strike at the nation's freight railroads is the biggest win for US unions in years. The agreement, reached in the early hours [last] Thursday, kept more than 50,000 engineers and conductors on the job and won members the changes in work rules sought by their leadership.
Work-Life Policies Increasingly High-Stakes Economics
09/20/22 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept. 20, 2022 | ECONOMICS | Work-life policies like paid sick and medical leave, as well as reasonable hours and scheduling, are becoming a more high-stakes economic issue as in-person workers exercise their increased leverage in a tight labor market — and cope with more than two years of working on the front lines of a pandemic.
Work-Life Policies Increasingly High-Stakes Economics
09/19/22 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 19, 2022 | ECONOMICS | Work-life policies like paid sick and medical leave, as well as reasonable hours and scheduling, are becoming a more high-stakes economic issue as in-person workers exercise their increased leverage in a tight labor market — and cope with more than two years of working on the front lines of a pandemic.
Work-Life Policies Increasingly High-Stakes Economics
09/19/22 - Teamsters Local 570
Sept. 19, 2022 | ECONOMICS | Work-life policies like paid sick and medical leave, as well as reasonable hours and scheduling, are becoming a more high-stakes economic issue as in-person workers exercise their increased leverage in a tight labor market — and cope with more than two years of working on the front lines of a pandemic.
Kentucky Disaster Relief
09/18/22 - Teamsters Local 776
Between July 25th and July 30th, 2022, thunderstorms brought heavy rain, deadly flash flooding, and devastating river....
Week Ending 09/16/2022
09/16/22 - Teamsters Local 355
Week Ending 09/16/2022
09/16/22 - Teamsters Local 570
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12 Cedar Park Lane
Verona, Va. 24482
  540-248-1200

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