Essential Workers Day of Action
TDU members are joining unions and organizations nationwide to fight for an Essential Workers Bill of Rights, including hazard pay and workplace safety protections.Read more
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.
Clare Rose Beverage Workers Win 82-Day Strike
Crack open a cold one — the 82-day Teamsters strike at a Long Island beer distributorship is finally over.Read more
New York Furniture Movers Take On Waldner's
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
Education for Teamster Power in NYC
One hundred Teamsters gathered in Queens, NY this last Sunday for a day-long Teamster Education Conference.Read more
Ongoing N.Y. labor strikes hinge on employer benefit contribution
America's pension crisis is real — but not as bad as some companies want workers to believe.Read more
Part-Time UPS Worker Hopes to Raise Wages, Runs for Teamster Trustee
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
New York Approves $15 Minimum Wage Plan
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.
NY Public Workers: Management to Represent Teamsters?
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?
New York's most famous rat
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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