Teamsters Union

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Noun1.Teamsters Union - an industrial union of truck drivers and chauffeurs and warehouse workers
industrial union, vertical union - a labor union that admits all workers in a given industry irrespective of their craft
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"This is a runaway freight train coming down the tracks that we need to fix quickly," Teamsters Union International Vice President John Murphy told FreightWaves.
Last month, workers at the UPS unit rejected a tentative contract and their contract extension expires on November 12, after which the 11,000 members of the Teamsters union could go on strike.
The Teamsters union also ended its bid in June to represent drivers in Erie, Pa., and XPO Logistics employees voted against Teamsters representation in Albany, N.Y, in January.
Brought back into print for a new generation of appreciative readers by Pathfinder Press, "Teamster Bureaucracy" is the last of four books by Farrell Dobbs on the 1930s strikes, organizing drives, and political campaigns that transformed the Teamsters union in Minnesota and much of the Midwest into a fighting industrial union movement.
The strikers, who belong to Teamsters union Local 330, are in the fourth week of a strike.
He served on the organizing committee during the campaign to bring mechanics into the Teamsters Union.
The jury has decided and has given a not guilty verdict to the four Teamsters union members who were involved in the "Top Chef" extortion case.
Last week, supervising producer Ellie Carbajal testified with similar remarks, saying that the Teamsters Union members physically threatened the crew and hurled racist insults at Lakshmi, leaving her "paralyzed with fear," Fox News reported.
Joseph Cilia, a Teamsters Union official, said Jimmy Lam's complaint, filed in March, requested that United Parcel Service relieve him of working overtime.
EVENTS 1964: Jimmy Hoffa, the president of the powerful American Teamsters union, is sentenced to eight years on bribery charges.
Vincent Hospital have applied to join the local branch of the Teamsters union.