January 19, 2010: Teamsters Local 805 is launching a new campaign to organize FreshDirect, the biggest nonunion employer in the New York City grocery industry.
February 24, 2012: Warehouse jobs are brutal. Production standards and mandatory overtime take a toll on our bodies.
July 21, 2009: On May 14, Wal-Mart released its first-quarter financials for 2009 and announced that despite the recession -- or, perhaps, because of it -- business was booming.
March 16, 2009: TDU members and other Teamsters met this weekend in Sacramento and Tracy, Calif. to talk about how to beat apathy and get members involved in building a stronger union.
November 14, 2008: Ralphs has announced plans to build the first-ever automated facility in the U.S. to handle perishable grocery items.
June 20, 2008: Last November, Ralphs grocery announced plans to open an automated center in Paramount, Calif. by 2010.
May 1, 2008: Teamster employers are implementing new technology in a big way—making us change the way we work and creating new challenges for our union.
May 1, 2008: Last year it looked like Teamster members on the Brooklyn waterfront would lose their jobs.
March 27, 2008: Warehouse Teamsters in Washington state are fighting union-busting tactics at AmerisourceBergen—a major pharmaceutical supplier to Teamster Health & Welfare funds.
January 10, 2008: Forty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, where he was organizing support for striking sanitation workers.