TEAMSTERS SCORE VICTORY FOR INVESTOR RIGHTS AT SYSCO

Board Agrees to Adopt Union Shareholder Proposal Establishing Shareholders’ Right to Call Special Meeting (WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union scored a major victory for Sysco [NYSE: SYY] shareholders when the board of directors agreed this week to adopt the union’s proposal to amend company by-laws and provide shareholders with the right to call a specialContinue Reading

TEAMSTERS LAUNCH CAMPAIGN AGAINST REPUBLIC SERVICES’ DISCRIMINATION IN THE SOUTH

Republic Employees Ask For Equal Treatment; File EEOC Charges (ATLANTA) – Teamsters who work at Republic Services, Bill Gates’ giant trash corporation [NYSE: RSG], are fighting back against discrimination. Republic workers wore stickers in six states today to protest Republic’s wage discrimination system. In Atlanta, new hires are paid less at all levels for doingContinue Reading

TEAMSTERS RALLY IN CHICAGO TO SUPPORT GOV. QUINN, STAND WITH WORKERS

1,200 Teamsters Attending Teamster Women’s Conference In Chicago This Week (CHICAGO) – Hundreds of Teamsters attending the union’s 14th annual Teamster Women’s Conference here this week rallied Friday in Grant Park to support the re-election of Gov. Pat Quinn and to stand up for workers. “We are proud to be union,” said Teamsters International Vice President Becky Strzechowski,Continue Reading

US FOODS WORKERS IN CORONA, CALIFORNIA VOTE TO JOIN TEAMSTERS LOCAL 63

As Potential Sysco Acquisition of US Foods Looms, Workers at California Warehouse Vote for Teamster Representation (CORONA, Calif.) – On Thursday, Sept. 4, US Foods warehouse workers in Corona, Calif. voted by more than a 2-1 margin to join Teamsters Local Union 63 in Covina, Calif. The workers are concerned about job security as SyscoContinue Reading