TEXAS TEAMSTERS REACH CONTRACT AGREEMENT WITH DANONE

Strong Retirement Protection Key Provision for Workers at Global Giant (WASHINGTON) – Teamsters Local 997 members at Danone’s (EPN:BN) Fort Worth, Texas, plant have ratified an agreement with the company, gaining participation in the Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Fund (WCTPF), the largest multi-employer pension plan in the United States. The three-year agreement also includes…Continue Reading

Leo W. Gerard: Not So Fast, Congress

Instead of the plodding turtle he’s normally satirized as, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is all cat-on-a-hot-tin-roof about Trade Promotion Authority, better known as Fast Track. He said as Congress convened this month that he wants to fast track Fast Track. He intends to ’git ’er done so fast no one notices that with it,…Continue Reading

TEAMSTERS REACH TENTATIVE CONTRACT DEAL AT HUNTS POINT

Merchants Agree to Higher Wage Raises Than Previously Offered (BRONX, N.Y.) ––Teamsters Local 202 announced this afternoon that it had reached a tentative contract agreement with Hunts Point Market. The union’s 1,300 members at the market, who have the final say, will voteWednesday on the tentative deal. “Our members stood strong and the market knew…Continue Reading