Union Calls on Congress to Create Federal Holiday
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(WASHINGTON) – Today, the Teamsters join in honoring the 155th anniversary of the first Juneteenth and call on Congress to create a federal holiday marking the end of slavery.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters are taking aim at new truck driving hours-of-service rules released today by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), saying they would lead to reduced roadway safety for drivers and the traveling public at large.
(NEW ORLEANS) – With over 70 percent of workers signing cards in favor of representation, drivers and monitors employed by A&S Transportation have formed a union with Teamsters Local 270. The workers of A&S Transportation, a subsidiary of National Express, provide pupil transportation services for New Orleans Public Schools.
Today, Teamsters launched a new website to provide essential workers with resources on health and safety and workplace organizing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our union is committed to standing with all workers, both union and non-union. Employers and the government are failing to sufficiently protect workers.
Local 270 Leaders are traveling across Louisiana this week handing out Hand-Santizer to Support our Frontline Teamsters that are Essiental during the COVID-19 Pandimic.
The Teamster Local 270 E-Board voted to Purchase over 900 Plus Bottles of Hand-Santizer to give our members to help promote and stop the spreading the COVID-19 Virus.
The Board of Trustees of TeamCare has been closely monitoring the impact of the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). Our hearts go out to our members and their families, local unions, and employers that have been impacted by this unprecedented crisis.
The Board of Trustees has approved Plan amendments in light of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
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