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May 25, 1936
The notorious 11-month Remington Rand strike begins. The strike spawned the "Mohawk Valley (N.Y.) formula," described by investigators as a corporate plan to discredit union leaders, frighten the public with the threat of violence, employ thugs to beat up strikers, and other tactics. The National Labor Relations Board termed the formula "a battle plan for industrial war".
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Durham Workers Join Teamsters Local 243
Teamsters Joint Council Raises Funds For Striking Kane County Workers
Minneapolis Beer Delivery Drivers End Strike
Teamsters Receive UPS' Initial Economic Proposals
Teamsters Local 986: Shortage of Gasoline at Union 76 Stations Expected During Memorial Day Weekend
Losing Patience: Stericycle Shareholders Join Teamsters to Oust Long-Time Director
Albany First Student Drivers and Monitors Vote to Join Teamsters Local 294
Uber Stops Arizona Self-Driving Car Tests After Fatal Accident
The Guardian: Eight Women Allege Sexual Harassment at XPO Logistics Warehouse in Memphis
Teamsters Joined by Faith Community Leaders on Strike in Kane County
 
     
News Items - March 2014
Updated On: Apr 17, 2014

PA Teamsters stand against Paycheck Deception bill
March 7, 2014 Teamster members and leaders joined with York County legislators to dennouce what has been termed the ‘Paycheck Deception Bill’ (House Bill 1507) at a press conference today…’HB 1507 has one purpose and only one purpose – to weaken unions and lower our wages,” said Danny Grace, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 830 in Philadelphia. Full story at teamster.org. Related: ‘We’re Teamsters, we’re Republican and we vote – but not for anti-worker politicians.’

Teamsters back school bus drivers in fight against 'rampant' wage theft
March 11, 2014 More than 350 Baltimore-area bus drivers are preparing to celebrate victory in a $1.24 million wage theft case against Durham School Services, an Illinois-based business contracting company with operations across much of the country…The settlement of the U.S. District Court case should be finalized April 4, with distribution of the stolen wage money following immediately afterward, says Moe Jackson, a union organizer for Teamsters Local 570. The Teamsters initiated the wage theft case on behalf of the workers. Full story at inthesetimes.org.

Teamsters host UPS workers union network meeting
March 14, 2014 The Union is hosting an international delegation of representatives from trade unions that represent UPS workers worldwide to share information and coordinate strategies. Learn more at teamsters.org

IBT: Time for Congress to move on income inequality
March 17, 2014 A Senate committee took up discussion of income inequality during a hearing last week focused on how to improve the lives of working families. But unfortunately, not everyone agreed that Capitol Hill needed to lend a hand to lift wages. Full story at teamster.org.

Historic hearings begin at OSHA re new regs to limit silica dust exposure
March 18, 2014 Hearings begin today in Washington, D.C. on a new regulation – the first major health and safety standard in years – to limit workers’ exposure to silica dust. OSHA's new regs are vital to prevent cancer and disease for workers in construction, foundries, hydraulic franking and other industries. Exposure causes silicosis, lung cancer and lung and kidney disease. Experts say the new limits on exposure could save 680 lives a year.

Application deadline for Hoffa Scholarship is March 31.
March 24, 2014 The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund awards annual scholarships to qualifying high school seniors who are children or dependents of Teamster members. One category of awards totals $10,000 each. These four-year scholarships are disbursed at the rate of $2,500 per year and are renewable annually. Other awards are one-time $1,000 grants. These scholarships are disbursed to the college or university at the beginning of the recipient’s freshman year. Guidelines for scholarship application. Download application here.

A brief glimpse of human rights advances in the Teamsters
March 31, 2014 Women and minorities have always been active in the labor movement. Much of the critical legislation that has been passed over the years started as grassroots movements from within one or more of these groups, even though they frequently did not receive credit or recognition for their efforts. Click here for information and stories that provide examples of the activities, issues and concerns of women and minutes, and how they are viewed and supported by the Teamsters.








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