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Dec. 10, 1948
Today is International Human Rights Day, commemorating the signing at the United Nations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states, in part: everyone has the right to good working conditions, equal pay for equal work, fair compensation, the right to form and join a trade union, and limited working hours. “Everyone has the right to form and join trade unions for the protection of his interests.”
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GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH
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2020 JAMES R. HOFFA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND APPLICATION PROCESS OPEN
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As They Pitch the Teamsters, Democratic Presidential Candidates Try to Avoid 2016 Pitfalls
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News Items - February 2017
Updated On: Mar 10, 2017

Teamsters strongly oppose national right-to-work legislation
Feb. 2, 2017 | The Teamsters Union strongly opposes national ‘right-to-work’ legislation introduced yesterday in Congress that will hurt workers and their unions. The destructive anti-worker bill, H.R. 785, is sponsored by Reps. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) and Steve King (R-Iowa) and would amend the National Labor Relations Act and Railway Labor Act to institute damaging right to work in all states... teamster.org

Anti-union forces set sites on Iowa public sector
Feb. 20, 2017 | Just days after Missouri enacted so-called right-to-work legislation, Republicans in Iowa are pushing forward with an effort to restrict collective bargaining for public sector workers. State and local government workers in the Hawkeye State would be prohibited from negotiating issues such as health insurance, seniority or extra pay. The bill would also make it more difficult for unions to collect dues. Iowa Teamsters, whose members include many working in law enforcement, have been active in an effort to defeat the legislation… teamster.org

Teamster International Officer election certified
Feb. 21, 2017 The results of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters election of officers have been certified by election supervisor Richard Mark. The certification can be viewed here. General President Jim Hoffa, General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall, International Vice Presidents and International Trustees elected in the membership vote will begin a five-year term in mid-March.


 
 
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