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Teamsters

large, powerful union of U. S. truckers. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2703]
See: Labor
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He served on the organizing committee during the campaign to bring mechanics into the Teamsters Union.
The Orlando withdrawal marks the seventh defeat for the Teamsters Union in their attempts to organize workers at Con-way Freight.
The Teamsters Union, which represents about 18,000 airline mechanics at 10 carriers, has reportedly received the majority of signatures in Tulsa, Fort Worth, Texas, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, Newark, N.
Pilots want fair work rules, improved scheduling, improved pension and health care benefits and the security of a Teamster contract.
Teamsters general president Jim Hoffa, said, 'This agreement shows what Teamsters can do when we stand together and fight back.
The agreement still must be ratified by Teamsters members.
The NMDU members, who deliver bulk newspapers to retail outlets, will become part of the new Teamsters Local 1901 in Long Island City, New York, the announcement stated.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which represents truck drivers who haul trash to Bradley Landfill, has been the most outspoken advocate of Waste Management's plan to expand Bradley and build a 7,500-ton-per-day trash-transfer operation on the site.
The Basic Crafts talks are being held under a news blackout, but the Teamsters have made it clear that if they don't get an acceptable contract, they will picket every production nationwide.
In fact, as of early January, 2,000 Safeway/ Vons Teamsters at four warehouses were courageously continuing their solidarity strike, despite the top Teamsters officials' back-to-work directive.
His quiet efforts to persuade Vegas Teamsters leaders to accept the deal--which would have depressed wages and benefits for thousands of Vegas Teamsters--came to naught.
By contrast, the Teamsters won only 44 percent of their elections, and the rest of the AFL-CIO, other than the Teamsters and the SEIU, won only 49 percent.