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Thursday, April 14, 2016

More than 410,000 Teamsters and retirees in 25 states are threatened with pension cuts under a little-known law passed largely in secret in the final days of the last congressional session.
Posted on 04/14 at 10:57 AM
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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

A broad coalition of shippers and other supply chain stakeholders are appealing to West Coast dockside labor and management to begin early discussions on either a contract extension or a new contract with the goal to conclude negotiations before the current contract expires on June 30, 2019.
Posted on 03/15 at 04:16 PM
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Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Spokesmen for the Port of Oakland said they were blind-sided by Ports America Outer Harbor’s decision to file bankruptcy.
Posted on 02/02 at 04:57 PM
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Monday, October 26, 2015

Comprehensive survey illustrates trends in utilization of lean programs and pay rates for lean champions.
Posted on 10/26 at 08:06 AM
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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

ALPA said that the new contract takes effect in November and becomes amendable in 2021. And it added that the new contract is comprised of across-the-board increases for hourly pay rates and new-hire compensation, a significant signing bonus, retirement plan enhancements, and work-rule improvements, among other positive modifications.
Posted on 10/20 at 11:18 AM
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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

If you want to meet some of the most ticked-off people on the planet, talk to any trucking industry retiree who received that letter from the Teamsters’ Central States pension plan notifying them of their potential financial haircut coming in retirement.
Posted on 10/13 at 08:10 AM
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Monday, September 14, 2015

The California State Senate is withholding pay raises that would have exceeded Pilot's current take home pay of more than $450,000 per annum.
Posted on 09/14 at 03:15 PM
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Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Earlier today, the Independent Pilots Association (IPA), a trade union representing pilots at UPS, said its leadership has called on its 2,528 members to authorize a pilot strike against UPS. It said that if this gets membership approval, the IPA’s five-member executive board would be able to request a release from federally-mediated negotiations with UPS
Posted on 09/09 at 11:24 AM
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Monday, July 27, 2015

The U.S. Department of State maintained Thailand’s Tier 3 ranking, the lowest category, in its annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, which was released this week.
Posted on 07/27 at 06:09 PM
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Monday, June 01, 2015

The Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) is among those organizations that have been most strident about seaport reform. When their annual meeting takes place in San Francisco later this month, that mission may become even more urgent…thanks the recent bad faith actions of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) at the Port of Oakland.
Posted on 06/01 at 01:51 PM
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