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Hoffa to USTR and Administration: Reopen Mexican Cross-Border Trucking Issue

In a letter to United States Trade Representative Michael Froman Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa called on him and the administration to protect highway safety and reopen negotiations over Mexican cross-border trucking as part of the ongoing Trans Pacific Partnership talks.

Drivers For Apple, Yahoo, EBay, Zynga, Genentech and Amtrak Join Teamsters

Drivers who transport employees for six big Silicon Valley companies have voted overwhelmingly 104 to 38 in favor of representation by Teamsters Local 853 in San Leandro, Calif.

Roma Warehouse Workers In California Win Teamster Representation

California warehouse workers at Roma Food, a Performance Food Group company, have voted by a 3-1 margin in favor of joining Teamsters Local 630 in Los Angeles, Calif. All 53 workers in the bargaining unit participated in the Feb. 25 election.

Facebook Shuttle Drivers Unanimously Ratify Teamster Contract

Shuttle bus drivers who are employed by Facebook contractor Loop Transportation have voted unanimously to ratify a strong first agreement.

Teamsters, Consumers and Community Protest Sprouts Farmers Market

Teamsters, grocery distribution workers and community leaders protested Sprouts Farmers Market at the retailer’s grand opening of its Bakersfield store today. Sprouts Farmers Market is supplied by UNFI – a $6 billion Fortune 500 company that is America’s largest organic and natural foods wholesaler.

Hoffa: Presidential Veto of Keystone Hurts Middle Class Americans

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa expressed his disappointment in President Obama’s decision today to veto the Keystone Pipeline Act despite bipartisan support in both the House of Representatives and Senate.

President's Column: RTW could be dire consequence

Unintended and unwelcome consequences sometimes occur when people decide, for whatever reason, to vote against their own best economic interests. The three free bargaining states in Teamsters Joint Council 3 are now struggling with the dire consequences of the election last November.In those three states - Colorado. New Mexico and Montana anti-worker candidates won enough control of their legislatures to pose the possibility they could become right-to-work (for less) states.
Hansen's History: A personal reminiscence of Teamster leader James R. Hoffa
Editor's note: I wrote This piece about the late James R. Hoffa s 1962 visit to Denver for my Colorado Labor column, which was published by the Rocky Mountain News on December 25, 1992.

Teamsters Joint Council 3
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