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Nov. 24, 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.

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Today's Teamster News For November 24, 2014
Teamsters: Port Truck Drivers At Pacer Cartage, Harbor Rail Transport Return To Work
Teamsters Joint Council 16 Statement On Immigration Action
Teamsters Win Midwest Seniority Case For Flight Attendants
North Las Vegas Mayor, City Workers Come Together In Support Of Teamsters Local 14
Today's Teamster News For November 21, 2014
Time For Tech To Pay Fair Wages
Freight Rail Carriers To Begin Bargaining With Teamsters/BMWED
Teamsters Safety and Health Director Appointed To Labor Advisory Committee
Brockton Public Schools Workers Choose Teamsters Local 653 Representation
 
     
What This Teamsters' Story Says About America
Posted On: May 22, 2013

May 22, 2013 | WAR ON WORKERS | In 2010, after his Illinois printing company was bought by a private equate firm, Marcus Hedger was illegally fired for his union activities as a shop steward for the Graphic Communications Conference of Teamsters. Last September, the full National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) — two Democrats and one Republican at the time — unanimously ruled he should be rehired with back pay. What happened? Nothing, except to Marcus. The company appealed the ruling in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and it has been able to avoid reinstating Marcus because his case is on hold over a radical challenge to NLRB board appointments. Marcus lost his home and is working at a job that pays one-third of what he was earning before. Continue reading here and then call your senators toll free at 1-888-264-6154 and tell them to confirm the NLRB nominations now.


 
 
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