NY Teamsters for a Democratic Union is a worker-led, grassroots organization that mobilizes for workplace justice, living wages, democracy, and social movement unionism.
Our member-to-member organizing and grassroots base-building are guided by a vision of grassroots unionism and that partners with other unions and social justice and community movements to build power for all working families.
We're organizing rank-and-file Teamster workers to fight for higher wages, build power on the job, end corruption in our unions, and develop new leadership in the labor movement.
Crack open a cold one — the 82-day Teamsters strike at a Long Island beer distributorship is finally over.Read more
A third-generation Long Island furniture store looking to move away from its union roots means a lot of family fingerpointing — on both sides.Read more
One hundred Teamsters gathered in Queens, NY this last Sunday for a day-long Teamster Education Conference.Read more
America's pension crisis is real — but not as bad as some companies want workers to believe.Read more
By Ginger Adams Otis, New York Daily News
A part-time UPS worker from Brooklyn is hoping to send his Teamsters union leadership a message on Nov. 15: “You’re out!”
Trinidadian-born Dave Loobie, 40, is the first part-time worker to ever run for a union position at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters — one of the largest and most well-known labor organizations in the world.Read more
The End Part-Time Poverty at UPS campaign celebrated a victory when New York approved a plan to raise the state minimum wage to $15. But UPS part-timers still have a long way to go to get the wages they deserve.
May 20, 2015: Hoffa’s newest International Trustee hires a boss to help run the Teamsters’ biggest local.
Local 237 represents over 10,000 Teamsters at the New York City Housing Authority. So why would the local hire a NYCHA boss to a union post?
It's a chilly day in midtown Manhattan, but union organizer Julian Tysh is undeterred. He's here representing Teamsters Local 814 to protest businesses that hire non-union movers. And he's not alone.
After unfurling what looks like an inflatable mattress, he pulls the cord on a small engine, and a balloon begins to take shape: first the belly, then the claws, then the buck teeth, and finally the yellow eyes.
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