Action

  • Spokane Labor Council Op-Ed in Spokesman Review

    Tina Morrison, Secretary-Treasurer of the Spokane Regional Labor Council, responds to ill-informed cartoon editorials regarding Unions and Right-to-Work legislation. She also sheds light on the case sitting before the Supreme Court currently, Janus vs. AFSCME, which contrary to what the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation claims, is not about worker freedom or free […]

  • Sysco Spokane Warehouse Employees VOTE YES

    SYSCO-SPOKANE WAREHOUSE EMPLOYEES WIN ORGANIZING VOTE 19-8!! This is a huge victory for the Warehouse Employees, who overwhelmingly voted yes to join Teamsters Union Local 690!  Business Representative Larry Kroetch, who also represents the Sysco Drivers, worked many long hours and on holidays educating the employees and answering questions to help them make an informed […]

  • Why Teamsters Oppose ‘Right to Work’

    The Teamsters Union has a long history of fighting to improve wages, pensions, benefits and working conditions for our members. The ‘Right to Work’ legislation being brought forward at the National and State Level are deceptive. In fact, the *Bureau of Labor Statistics concludes the quality of life is worse in states with ‘Right to Work’ […]

  • Protect Pensions – Say ‘No!’ to Pension Cuts

    Workers’ pensions are being endangered by both Congress and those charged with overseeing them. The Teamsters and our members are standing united to say “No!” to cuts and “Yes!” to greater retirement security! The Teamsters are calling on the House Education & Workforce Committee to go back to the drawing board rather than move forward […]

  • ALEC: Bad For UPS, Worse For You

    The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is an organization bankrolled by corporate money – including UPS and FedEx – to write model legislation that attacks middle class working families. ALEC is behind legislation designed to: Misclassify employees as independent contractors so companies like FedEx can increase profit by paying workers less Drive wages and benefits […]