Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon

Today in Labor History

Nov. 23, 1875: Led by Samuel Gompers, who would later found the American Federation of Labor, Cigarmakers’ Int’l Union Local 144 is chartered in New York City.

Member Login


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?
  Member Resources  
  Teamster News Headlines  
Today's Teamster News For November 23, 2015
Teamster Silicon Valley Drivers Vote Overwhelmingly in Favor of Contract
BMWED To Conduct Research On Occupational Risk Reduction
Teamsters, Employer Group Reconvene for Carhaul Negotiations
Teamsters Join with Business, Community to Host N.Y. Job Fair
Today's Teamster News For November 20, 2015
Senate Takes Another Step Towards Keeping Double 33-Foot Trailers Off the Road
Members At Albany's Time-Union Ratify Contract
Today's Teamster News For November 19, 2015
Judge: Con-way Violated Rights of Workers in Los Angeles
Labor Delivered, But What Will It Get In Return?
Posted On: Nov 12, 2012

Nov. 9, 2012 | This past Election Day, labor unions achieved some impressive accomplishments. In addition to helping to re-elect President Obama, they also provided crucial support for victorious candidates and scored major successes in ballot initiatives throughout the country. The big question is, in return for all that massive support, what can labor expect the Democrats to deliver? As The Nation's Josh Eidelson has pointed out, the results of labor's efforts in the 2008 election have been mixed: "The president passed labor-backed healthcare and banking reforms, but barely offered lip service to the anti-union-busting Employee Free Choice Act…" So what will labor ask for this time around, and what can it expect? Full story here.

Teamsters Local 992
Copyright © 2015, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

Top of Page image