July 21, 2009: At the height of the Great Depression, Minneapolis Teamsters led a historic strike that laid the foundation for national Teamster Power.
December 16, 2008: Teamster members can win new rights and protections by changing your local’s bylaws.
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.
January 10, 2008: Last year, members in Chicago Local 726 voted two times to reject a proposed tentative agreement that didn’t protect their jobs.
October 18, 2006. “Our last contract was terrible. Can we get the right to elect our bargaining committee?”
The law most often violated by employers, and the cause of the most complaints by workers, is the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
President Bush is out to privatize Social Security. Is Social Security really about to go bankrupt? Who stands to gain—and who stands to lose—from the proposed reforms?