NATIONAL MASTER CARHAUL NEGOTIATIONS
Union Asks Carhaul Members For Feedback on
Before carhaul contract negotiations resume,
the union's negotiating committee is asking
members to provide feedback. The committee
wants to know members' concerns as it
prepares for the contract talks.
ONE COMPANY, ONE UNION
UPS Freight Workers
Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract
first contract covering more than 1,700 UPS Freight drivers and dockworkers
nationwide has been overwhelmingly ratified by a 94-percent margin. The
agreement improves wages, benefits and working conditions.
INTERSTATE BAKERIES CORP.
Deal to Save Interstate Bakeries
Representatives from the Teamsters Union worked through the night to
successfully negotiate a deal between investor Ripplewood Holdings and creditors to save Interstate Bakeries
Corporation from liquidation and protect Teamster jobs.
ALLIED WASTE, REPUBLIC, WMI MERGER
Teamsters Track Waste Management's Offer to Buy Republic Services
Waste Management, Inc., the nation's largest waste corporation,
announced a proposal to purchase Republic Services, Inc. for about $6.2
DHL EXPRESS NATIONAL MASTER AGREEMENT
DHL Express Workers Ratify
In votes counted May 1, more than 7,000 Teamsters working at DHL Express ratified their first national agreement by a solid 82 percent.
This contract is the union's second new national agreement in the past
BREWERY AND SOFT DRINK
Teamsters Rally in Support of Anheuser-Busch
Hundreds of St. Louis Teamsters and families
rallied August 16 in downtown St. Louis to
show support for Anheuser-Busch workers
nationwide in the wake of the purchase of
the iconic American beer company by
Belgium-based brewing giant InBev.
Important Information About the Women's
Due to renovations at the conference site,
the 2008 Teamsters Womenís Conference will
no longer be held at the Fontainebleau Hotel
in Miami, Florida.
AmeriCold Workers Join Local 662
AmeriCold Logistics warehouse workers in Plover, Wisconsin
recently voted overwhelmingly, 52-14, to join Local 662 in
Eau Claire, Wisconsin.