Teamster Beat

Teamster Beat

After 3 years of show, a decision has finally been made in the Boston Teamsters/Top Chef trial.  Local 25 members John Fidler, Daniel Redmond, Robert Cafarelli, and Michael Ross were found not guilty of charges that they attempted to shake down the show for “unwanted,...
Labor Relations INK July 2017

Labor Relations INK July 2017

In this issue: Philly Building Trades Council Head Under Investigation Union Goats? Alt-Labor Sticky Fingers, Insight, Scoreboard, SEIU Watch and more… The bottom of each story contains a link to the individual post on our site. Labor Relations Insight by Phil Wilson...
Teamster Beat

Teamster Beat

Early this month, one of the most powerful labor leaders in the country, John Coli Sr., Teamsters Joint Council 25 President, was indicted for extortion. Prosecutors allege he cheated a local business out of $100,000 in cash by “threatening work stoppages and other...
Labor Relations Ink June 2017

Labor Relations Ink June 2017

In this issue: Mafia/Union Ties Still Strong Union Wrestling Match Pensions On The Ropes Insight, SEIU Watch, Fight for $15 and more… The bottom of each story contains a link to the individual post on our site. ********** Labor Relations Insight by Phil Wilson...
Union Wrestling Match

Union Wrestling Match

The Teamsters have been picketing Chicago’s Navy Pier tourist attraction. A new security contractor has allegedly made plans to replace the Teamster security personnel, who now make $24 an hour, with personnel provided by SEIU Local 1 at a wage rate of $13 per hour....