Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
 
 
 

Today in Labor History

Mar. 27, 2002
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that undocumented workers do not have the same rights as Americans when they are wrongly fired.
- Voices of Labor

Member Login
Username:

Password:


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?
  Member Resources  
     
UnionActive Newswire
 
Join the Newswire!
Updated: Mar. 30 (02:05)

IBT Health and Safety Department Issues Update on FMCSA Emergency Declaration on Hours of Service
Teamsters Local 162
Face Book Live - COVID 19 #2
ATU Local 1056
COVID-19 Letter 3-28-20
IATSE Local 96
Social Media
Iowa Postal Workers Union
Retail Stand Up Social Distance
Iowa Postal Workers Union
Iowa Postal Workers Convention Postponed
Iowa Postal Workers Union
 
     
Local Teamsters Protest BMW's Greed at 'Bimmerfest'
Posted On: Aug 08, 2011

   Dozens of Teamster members and their supporters from Locals 311, 355 and 570 rallied Saturday, August 6, at Bimmerfest East to protest BMW's intent to fire 100 Teamsters at their California parts distribution center and outsource their jobs.

   A plane circled overhead with a banner in tow that read "www.bmwultimatemisery.com," as Teamsters distributed thousands of leaflets inside and outside the all-day outdoor event. They wore t-shirts and held banners that read "BMW: The Ultimate Misery."

   More than 1,600 owners of vintage and late model BMWs and hundreds more walk-in Bimmer fans attended the annual event that was held at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, MD. Many were dismayed to hear about BMW's decision, and expressed concerns about lengthy delays that could result from bringing in a cheaper, inexperienced workforce to do the jobs of long-time members of the BMW family.

   More photos of the protest can be seen here.

Teamsters Joint Council 62 photos


 
 
Teamsters local 570
Copyright © 2020, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

839025 hits since May 20, 2010
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image