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7In a switch, Teamsters now support Uber drivers in US

Rideshare Drivers May Soon Form An Association

It was just two weeks ago that the Teamsters issued a statement supporting European taxi drivers in their protest against those newfangled rideshare drivers who use the Uber app. But in Los Angeles this week, Teamsters stood with Uber drivers. What's going on here?

126Could Michigan going "Right To Work" status revitalize its auto production?

The Midwest has lately been at the center of battles between unions and the politicians contesting them, and the union side hasn't been doing so well. Michigan is the latest rust-belt state to lob a legislative grenade into union ranks, the state governor signing two right-to-work bills that prohibit mandatory union dues in the state's workplaces.

65UAW's King upset with Chrysler plan to buy non-union transporters

Chrysler has had its fair share of troubles with transport companies of late, but a reported plan to switch to non-union delivery could make for even more labor headaches down the road. Bloomberg reports that United Auto Workers boss Bob King will stand behind the Teamsters in the event Chrysler attempts to eliminate one of the country's longest-standing unions from its car delivery business. King spoke to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters at their Las Vegas convention last month, telli

75Teamsters fire up website to protest BMW, prepare to picket dealers

Ontario, California's Local 495 chapter of the Teamsters union has taken aim at BMW to protest the company's outsourcing of 100 distribution center jobs. Like every large company, BMW is looking for ways to save money in lean times, and laying off unionized workers is an easy way to do that.

4Report: Truckers upset over LA 'clean rig' legislation ready to take fight to Supreme Court

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa pushed his "Clean Truck Program" as a way to improve the air quality in and around the Port of Los Angeles. And while a cleaner air is in everyone's best interest, a Los Angeles Times report suggests that it could be truckers who are left holding the short end of the stick. Semi drivers have been encouraged to replace their beat-up, high pollution diesel rigs for much newer trucks with particulate filters that trap harmful gasses before they ever reach the

26Report: Truckers upset over LA 'clean rig' legislation ready to take fight to Supreme Court

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa pushed his "Clean Truck Program" as a way to improve the air quality in and around the Port of Los Angeles. And while a cleaner air is in everyone's best interest, a Los Angeles Times report suggests that it could be truckers who are left holding the short end of the stick. Semi drivers have been encouraged to replace their beat-up, high pollution diesel rigs for much newer trucks with particulate filters that trap harmful gasses before they ever reach the

56Report: UAW, Teamsters plan D.C. rally against Toyota over NUMMI plant closing

How much Toyota news can you take in one week? Put another way, how much negative press can Toyota absorb? First there was the massive recall, then there was the sales and manufacturing freeze. And now there's this this: The UAW and the Teamsters are planning to rally outside the Japanese Embassy in Washington D.C. and accuse the world's largest automaker of being, "a danger to America."

38Teamsters strike against nation's No. 2 car hauler over wages

Performance Transportation Services (PTS), the second largest car hauler in the United States, is being hit by a strike from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. The walkout began this morning after a bankruptcy court granted PTS permission for a 15-percent emergency pay cut to the workers.

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