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Hoffa: Increased resolve needed in the new year to tackle worker concerns
Jan. 5, 2022 | As we turn the page on 2021, the Teamsters have much to celebrate. Years of hard work in Washington culminated with a multi-employer pension fix that will protect the hard-earned retirement nest eggs of more than 1 million Americans. The union also fought to make sure Congress passed a much-needed infrastructure bill that will ensure investments are made to keep our nation running. But make no mistake, there are many priorities at all levels of government that remain undone. Unions cannot rest on their laurels, particularly in places… Continued
Ratifications at U.S. Silica, negotiations continue at Matheson Tri-Gas
Jan. 7, 2022 | Local 992 members employed at U.S. Silica in Mapleton, Pa. and at the Berkeley Springs, WV location approved long-term contracts with wage increases and maintenance of Health & Welfare. Negotiations with Matheson Tri-Gas are ongoing. Details on these and upcoming negotiations are here.
Biden, Congress helped fuel worker policy wins in 2021
Jan. 13, 2022 | This past year has been a time of real progress for Teamsters and working Americans. Thanks to the hard work of Teamsters, President Joe Biden and pro-worker candidates were elected to the U.S. House and Senate in 2020. Since they took office, Teamster pensions have been saved, unions have been encouraged and good, safe, union jobs have been created and protected. That’s not something Teamster members should forget or take for granted moving forward into 2022… Teamsters Blogwatch
Listen: New Congress delivers big victories for Teamsters
Jan. 19, 2022 | In the latest edition of the Teamsters Podcast you’ll hear how President Biden and Congress delivered for the Teamsters plus the union’s efforts to rein in Republic Services.
New House bill will further fair trade to help U.S. workers
Jan. 27, 2022 | If the U.S. wants to increase the number of good jobs in this country, it must win the global battle to grow its economy against nations such as China. The just-released America COMPETES Act would allow it to do so. Advancing this legislation will make our supply chains stronger and reinvigorate the innovation engine of our economy to outpace China and the rest of the world for decades to come. This new bill is the House version of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, which the Senate passed in June. But it includes important additional provisions that will make sure hardworking Americans – not just big business – benefit from this measure as well… Continued at Teamsters
UPS workers in Nevada, California protest pay cuts for P-T employees
Jan. 28, 2022 | United Parcel Service workers across northern Nevada and California protested outside seven different facilities Thursday to speak out against pay cuts for part-time employees. A Teamsters Local 533 spokesperson said despite making record-breaking profits last year and recently increasing prices for customers, the company cut the pay for nearly 4,000 part-time employees across the area this week…. News 4 NBC