Teamsters International News

  • (WASHINGTON) — The International Brotherhood of Teamsters will host a rank-and-file Presidential roundtable with President Joe Biden on Tuesday, March 12, at the union’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. President Biden has committed to meet with union members, the Teamsters General Executive Board, General President Sean M. O’Brien, and General Secretary-Treasurer Fred Zuckerman. “We realize that […]
  • (DENVER) – The Teamsters applaud the introduction of Colorado House Bill 24-1260, The Worker Freedom Act. This critical legislation seeks to enhance workers' rights by outlawing employers from forcing workers to attend captive audience meetings. Captive audience meetings, a tool frequently used by anti-union corporations, serve as platforms for disseminating anti-union propaganda strategically crafted to […]
  • (ST. LOUIS) – Members of Teamsters Local 688 at Graybar in St. Louis were forced to strike today after rejecting the company’s subpar contract offer over the weekend. The Teamsters are seeking pay raises that reflect the impact of inflation and are on par with industry standards as well as stronger health care coverage and […]
  • (WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Sean M. O’Brien and Teamsters Warehouse Division Director Tom Erickson regarding today’s announcement by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that it is suing to block the Kroger-Albertsons merger: “The Teamsters commend the FTC for taking decisive action against the Kroger-Albertsons merger, recognizing the […]
  • (WASHINGTON) – Matt Hall, Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 696 in Topeka, Kan, and Jim Barrett, Political Director at Teamsters Local 688 in St. Louis, Mo., joined President Joe Biden and administration officials at the White House for their latest “Investing in America” discussion. Hall and Barrett traveled to Washington to share with the Biden-Harris Administration […]
  • CULVER CITY, Calif. – Drivers, operations leads, associates, and cash counters at the Southern California cannabis delivery company Amuse have joined Teamsters Local 630. "Amuse workers stood strong and organized for a voice on the job," said Lou Villalvazo, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 630. "These cannabis workers chose to become Teamsters and the company recognized and heard their voice. […]
  • (FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Teamsters, firefighters, police officers, other union members and elected officials gathered today at the Kentucky Capitol in Frankfort to demand that senators vote no on House Bill 7, unpopular legislation that would legalize driverless trucks in Kentucky with little to no oversight. "We cannot let California’s Big Tech write laws for our […]
  • (OAKLAND, Calif.) – After a year of tough bargaining, countless rallies, statewide pickets, two effective strikes, and the readiness of 1,100 workers to stage a five-day unfair labor practice strike at the start of the Spring term, Skilled Trades members of Teamsters Local 2010 at California State University (CSU) campuses have ratified their strongest-ever union […]
  • (CALIFORNIA) — The Teamsters commend the decision today by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to suspend Waymo’s application to expand its robotaxi operations in Los Angeles and San Mateo counties for a minimum of 120 days or at least until June 2024. The decision comes just one week after Waymo recalled its robotaxi software […]
  • (WASHINGTON) – Members of Teamsters Local 364 in Culver, Indiana, have unanimously authorized a strike at Republic Services. The strike authorization is a direct result of the company's refusal to bargain in good faith and its blatant disregard for federal labor laws. “Unfortunately, the company left us with little choice but to authorize a strike,” […]
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