Walmart retail workers in Southern California held the first sit-down strike in the company’s history yesterday.

November 10, 2014: Teamster members, officers and stewards packed the Cleveland Airport Sheraton Hotel for three days of education, strategizing and solidarity.

November 1, 2014: A Hoffa administration VP told Teamsters to cross their picket lines but 130 recycling workers in Oakland California have won a strike that will raise their pay from $12.50 to over $20 an hour.

Updated October 7, 2014: Hoffa, Hall and top Teamster officials delivered concessions to members—but provided raises and multiple salaries for themselves.

"I joined TDU after learning that my union officers were not representing my best interests, but theirs. After our last contract, I got involved, through social media, with Teamsters from across the country. They were TDU members."
Joan-Elaine Miller
UPS, Local 623
Philadelphia

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Charlotte FedEx Freight Votes Teamster

November 20, 2014: The 222 city and road drivers at the big Charlotte terminal voted Yes for the Teamsters Union in an NLRB election. It’s the largest union win at FedEx Freight to date, and brings the number of Teamster-represented FedEx Freight workers to about 400.

United Airlines Mechanics Picket

November 25, 2014: United Airlines (UAL) professional aviation mechanics represented by the Teamsters Union held informational pickets at West Coast airports.

Stop Congress from Cutting Retirees' Hard Earned Pensions

November 18, 2014: Unless we act now, Congress may end up cutting a legislative deal by year’s-end to allow pension plan trustees to slash the already-earned benefits of retirees as a purported way of saving deeply-troubled multiemployer plans.