September 25, 2014: It’s no secret that the U.S. labor movement is in distress. To those who care about how to turn that situation around, Steve Early has a message worth reading in his Save Our Unions: Dispatches from a Movement in Distress.
September 24, 2014: Teamsters at the Twin River Casino took a gamble that solidarity could beat corporate greed at Twin River Casino. Now they’ve beaten the house.
September 22, 2014: TDU members and other Teamsters joined hundreds of thousands in a massive march against Climate Change in New York City.
September 12, 2014: TDU members are joining up with the biggest mobilization against climate change in history. Learn why.
Teamsters union organizing efforts are advancing at FedEx Freight and Con-way Freight, the two largest nonunion less-than-truckload carriers, according to National Labor Relations Board records.
September 11, 2014: It’s time to make a worker’s right to speak out for unions, without employer retaliation, a civil right.
For years, the American labor movement has been on the defensive as it has become harder and harder for workers to join or maintain a union. But some House Democrats are planning a dramatic counter-offensive: a bill that would make union organizing a civil right.
Forty years ago this week, bell-bottom jeans were still in style, the Vietnam War was coming to a close, and Watergate was still riveting the nation.
September 4, 2014: Fast Food workers walked off the job in 150 cities to win a living wage of $15 an hour and the right to be union members. TDU stands with them!
When you work overtime, you're supposed to get paid for it. And more employees are saying they aren't and they're suing.