Kentucky Unions Appeal After Court Says They Don't Have A Right To Workers Wages

Business | Tim Pearce
Kentucky unions filed an appeal Tuesday of a district court’s decision to throw out a case against the state’s right-to-work laws, The Washington Free Beacon reported. Shutterstock/Mark Van Scyoc

‘Paying compulsory union dues’

Teamster Exec Banned Two Years Over Corruption Charges

Business | Tim Pearce
International Brotherhood of Teamsters Headquarters in Washington, DC on November 12, 2015.

‘Shown his contempt for all legal restraints’

Teamsters Spend Over A Week On Chicago's Navy Pier Protesting Another Union

US | Ted Goodman
Teamsters Logo: Reuters/Gary Cameron, SEIU Logo: Reuters/Brian Snyder

‘Standing in the street, physically blocking delivery trucks’

Unions Try Last Ditch Effort To Block Kentucky's Right-To-Work Law

US | Ted Goodman
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, sitting with Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, discusses the American Health Care Act during a meeting with local business leaders at the Harshaw-Trane Parts and Distribution Center in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., March 11, 2017. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

‘It is a law that is directly targeted toward unions to weaken our ability to represent our workers’

Trucking Industry Moves Toward Head-On Labor Collision

Business | Ted Goodman
Two freight trucks are driven on the Fisher freeway in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Reuters/Rebecca Cook

Drivers May Hasten The Automation Of American Trucking

Trump Transition Officials To Meet With Big Labor To Discuss Trade

Business | Ted Goodman
A fifth Service Employees International Union (SEIU) official in recent weeks has been outed from the union due to allegations of sexual misconduct, harassment or abuse. (Photo: Reuters/Mike Segar)

The SEIU, Teamsters, CWA, United Steelworkers, and Machinist Union reportedly involved in the discussion

University Employees Union Ushers In New Year With A Strike

Education | Ted Goodman
UCLA Sign: REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon/File Photo

‘Bad faith bargaining’

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Kicks Off Re-Election Bid With Garbage Union Endorsement

Politics | Ted Goodman
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Mayor de Blasio looks to shore up support early in order to ward off potential Democratic challengers

Bus Drivers On Verge Of Striking Could Strand Thousands Of Students

Education | Ted Goodman
School Bus: (Credit: Stuart Monk /

‘We are disappointed with this outcome and working to swiftly address concerns of students’

The Teamsters Officially Resolve To Fight Soda Taxes

US | Connor D. Wolf
A pedestrian in Sydney passes a large Coca-Cola sign (REUTERS/Will Burgess)

‘Harmful to workers’

Second Boston Official Arrested In Union Extortion Case

US | Connor D. Wolf
A Federal law enforcement officer stands outside the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse in the Brooklyn borough in New York April 2, 2015. Two New York City women have been arrested in an alleged conspiracy to build a bomb and wage a "terrorist attack" in the United States, according to a federal criminal complaint made public on Thursday. Noelle Velentzas, 28, and Asia Siddiqui, 31, devised a plot to target police, government or military targets based on their "violent jihadist beliefs," according to the complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

‘He was indicted in a two-count federal indictment charging him with conspiracy to extort a company and extortion’

Rage Against The Machine Guitarist Performs At Teamsters Convention

US | Connor D. Wolf
Rock show (Shutterstock/dwphotos)

‘For me the music is the message and the message is solidarity’

Philadelphia Passes Soda Tax

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Couple drinking soda in a bar or restaurant (Credit: Kzenon/Shutterstock)

‘Philadelphia made a historic investment in our neighborhoods and in our education system today’

Philly Soda Tax Idea Is Not Refreshing For Teamsters

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Couple drinking soda in a bar or restaurant (Credit: Kzenon/Shutterstock)

‘This is an egregious tax against people and the soda industry’

Union Bosses Trade Blows Over Philly Soda Tax

Business | Guy Bentley
union & labor activists gathered along Varick Street to urge the NY Wage Board on its first ever meeting to seek a $15 per hour minimum wage. (Shutter stock).

“Teamsters locals will suffer if the regressive 3-cents-an-ounce sugary-drinks tax is enacted”

Boston Official Arrested In Union Extortion Case

US | Connor D. Wolf
Residents clear out of their homes as police officers search house to house for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in a neighborhood of Watertown, Massachusetts April 19, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

‘While the company was awaiting the issuance of certain permits and approvals required for its music festival’

Amazon Faces Major Turbulance With Upcoming Pilot Strike

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Amazon boxes (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

‘A pilot strike could also have a significant impact on Amazon’

Teamsters Issue Human Rights Complaint To UN Over Radioactive Landfill

US | Connor D. Wolf
Men wearing radiation protective masks work in front of big black plastic bags containing radiated grass from a decontamination operation. (REUTERS/Toru Hanai)

‘Workplaces should not be a threat to workers’

Chipotle Adds Union Protest To Its List Of Problems

Business | Connor D. Wolf
The logo of Chipotle Mexican Grill (REUTERS/Charles Platiau)
'We protest these offenses at Chipotle restaurants nationwide'