TEAMSTERS MAKE HISTORY WITH FIRST EVER ORGANIZING VICTORY AT FEDEX FREIGHT

Drivers in Croydon, PA Vote to Join Local 107 in Philadelphia (PHILADELPHIA) – A group of 47 drivers at FedEx Freight’s East Philadelphia terminal in Croydon, Penn. made history today when they overwhelmingly voted to join Teamsters Local 107 in Philadelphia. The vote was 26-18 in favor of joining Local 107. “We are tired of getting…

Hoffa: Mexican Cross-Border Trucking Program Has Failed

Inadequate Sample Size, Data Gathered Worthless for True Analysis of Potential Impact After spending tens of millions of dollars over the past three years to monitor and inspect trucks domiciled in Mexico, the Mexican Cross-Border Trucking Program ends today. Unfortunately, by all significant measures, the program has been a failure. While the Department of Transportation…

Leo Gerard: Happy Halloween From the GOP

Republicans have adopted a Halloween-themed campaign strategy that they hope will incite voters to run screaming from Democrats. The GOP message: Americans should be very, very afraid because the homeland is under attack from ghouls and goblins manifest as Ebola and ISIS. Republicans even threaten boogeymen in the form of ISIS suicide agents strapping themselves…