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Marlborough, Mass., Charter School Teachers Join Teamsters

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.–Some 80 teachers and staffers at the math and science charter school in Marlborough, Mass., voted in July to unionize with Teamsters Local 170 in Worcester, the union announced. They’re the Teamsters’ first charter school group in the U.S.

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British Columbia Labor Board Official: IKEA Broke Provincial Labor Law Vs. Teamsters

VANCOUVER, B.C.–The giant modern furniture company, Ikea, broke British Columbia provincial labor law in its now-16-month-long dispute with Teamsters Local 213, a B.C. labor board official ruled. Ikea’s stand has forced its Vancouver workers to strike.

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Food Contracts Cycle Underway Again for Southern Calif. Teamsters, UFCW

By Paul Mihalow Editor, The Southern California Teamster             LOS ANGELES –A historic core industry of the two major unions in Southern California, retail food, has begun its every-five-years-or-so cycle of bare-knuckle contract negotiations. First up, and going on right now, is the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) negotiations.  Next, in September, 2015, the […]

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Wal-Mart Workers, Allies Up Activisim Ahead of ‘Black Friday’; NLRB General Counsel Files Labor Law-Breaking Complaint

Wal-Mart Workers, Allies Up Activisim Ahead of ‘Black Friday’; NLRB General Counsel Files Labor Law-Breaking Complaint

“Black Friday,” that annual mad shopping dash – and annual chaos for low-paid retail workers – is scheduled for Nov. 29, but Wal-Mart workers and their allies nationwide aren’t waiting for that to increase their activism against the monster anti-worker retailer.  They’ve started already, notably in Los Angeles.  And the National Labor Relations Board’s top enforcement officer is going after […]

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