Teamsters Attempt to Oust FedEx Founder & Chairman Fred Smith from Co.
They’ve been agitating for a complete redistribution of wealth and power for more than 100 years. Now, they’re getting pretty darn close to accomplishing it. Following the AFL-CIO’s August attempt
A Teachable Moment in Union Hypocrisy: ‘I Was Fired for Trying to Start a Union at the UFT.’
It’s truly fascinating and not the least bit ironic when union bosses treat their own workers as bad or worse than the employers they attack. As union bosses clamor for
Teamsters got your goat?
You know times are tough for unions when they’re willing to take union dues from farm animals. The Teamsters in Oakland, California filed a grievance against Mills College, complaining that
Unions Throw a Fit, Taxpayers Take the Hit…
In a union city like Philadelphia, it really shouldn’t come as a shock that when unions pitch fits, politicians’ knees buckle, and taxpayers end up paying the price. A few
Teamsters end garbage strike faster than you can say “that stinks!”
And they blinked… Almost as soon as it started, they’re throwing in the towel…raising the white flag…calling it quits. The Teamsters gave an unconditional offer to return to work thereby
Pittsburgh’s Public Employees Don’t Know that a Plea Bargain is a Conviction?
When you hear people rail against public workers and their unions, there’s a reason for it. Not only do our taxes go to pay their salaries…and benefits…and pensions, they also
The SEIU, the NLRB & Recess Appointments: A ‘Shrewd’ Obama Trick?
If you work in the private sector (except for airlines and railroads) the National Labor Relations Board (NRLB) is a little known agency that can have a huge impact on
Labor Shorts: Obamacare to cost Cat $100 million in first year & other union-related news.
Labor Shorts: Exposing Union Bosses One Skid Mark at a Time… The latest (and largest) pile of labor news from around the country, given to you in short form from
Teamsters & Tea Party Activists: Kindred spirits afterall?
Perhaps there’s hope after all. For a moment, let’s ignore Teamster president James Hoffa’s attack on Tea Party activists last week. It seems as though at least one Teamster local
Teamsters President Takes Aim at ‘Mis-Directed’ Tea-Party Activists
A day after indictments were served on Colombo crime family associates who were embezzling from a Teamsters pension fund, the president of the union, James P. Hoffa (son of legendary Teamster
The SEIU and Union Violence: When will the violence stop, Mr. Stern?
In the world of labor relations, all too often, union violence is commonly associated with unions when they are on strike. In many cases, union violence occurs when an employer
Obama Backs SEIU’s Becker, Labor Union Shorts & EFCA Update
A hearty Happy New Year to you! Besides some breaking news and an EFCA update, we offer you our first 2010 edition of Labor Union Shorts. First, this… BREAKING: Becker
Rated ‘M’ (for Mature Audiences only): The Teamsters, the Tart & a Pocketful of Meth
This sordid story is rated ‘M’ (for mature audiences only): A longtime Teamsters union member who drives a vehicle on the “Lost” television production here pleaded guilty last week to a
Untrusted Teamster Leaders to Members: A “No” Vote Could Doom YRC Worldwide, Up to 40,000 Could Lose Jobs
It’s considered the ‘Last of the Mohicans’ in the world of big Teamster-represented less-than-trailer load (LTL) carriers, all the rest having been doomed to the scrap heap of uncompetitive unionized
LABOR SHORTS #4: Exposing Today’s Union Bosses One Skid Mark at a Time
[Cross-posted on LaborUnionReport.com's blog] Vol. 1, Issue 4 It’s Friday and our socks are soaked as Mother Nature drops an early winter Nor’easter on the Eastern third of the U.S.