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Ron Carey and the Teamsters

Ron Carey and the Teamsters is a new book about the first-ever directly elected president of the Teamsters, who rose from being a local president to lead the IBT in 1991.

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San Diego US Foods Workers Strike, Extend Picket Lines

Teamsters at US Foods in San Diego Local 542 are on strike after members voted down the company’s last, best, and final offer.

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Iowa Teamsters Defeat Union-Busting Bill

TDU leaders and Teamster members in Local 90 threw their weight behind a statewide campaign to defeat a union-busting bill in Iowa–and won.

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TDU at Labor Notes 2024

TDU members joined over 4000 activists, organizers and troublemakers from across the labor movement at this year's Labor Notes conference in Chicago. 

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UPS Operating Profits For First Quarter: $1.7 Billion

Today, UPS released its first quarter earnings report. The company made $1.7 billion in profit for the first quarter. Profitability beat expectations.

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Albertsons Teamsters Ratify Strong Contract

Last year, Local 771 members elected new local leaders on a program of building union power by involving members. Now nearly 500 grocery Teamsters at Albertsons have won a new contract that includes record wage increases and benefit improvements.

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Watch Webinar: Build Bargaining Power with a Contract Campaign

From national contracts to local agreements, unions are mobilizing to take on employers and win. Watch the recording of the webinar to hear how.

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TDU Women's Caucus Celebrates Women's History Month

The TDU Women’s Caucus held a panel discussion, “Becoming a Union Activist…and Helping Others Do It Too!” on March 9, 2024 to celebrate strong Teamster Sisters in honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. Read our panelists’ stories on how they became active union members. 

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