Diesel Exposure May Increase Cancer Risk For Drivers, Dockworkers

January 21, 2009: Truck drivers and dockworkers routinely exposed to diesel and other vehicle exhaust have an increased risk of dying from lung cancer, and the risk increases the longer a worker stays on the job, according to a new study of 31,000 members of the Teamsters union.

Click here to read more.

Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

9.5 Lists Will Automatically Renew on January 16

Because of the COVID pandemic and social distancing requirements, UPS and the International Union have agreed to renew the 9.5 list that was in effect until November 15 when 9.5 rules go back into effect on January 16.

Online Workshop—Grievance Handling: Best & Worst Practices

Review best practices for handling grievances and how to avoid common pitfalls, mistakes and traps in our latest online workshop for Teamsters on Sunday, December 13, at 11 am Eastern / 10 am Central / 9 am Mtn / 8 am Pacific.

View More News Posts