Labor Relations INK August 2017

Labor Relations INK August 2017

In this issue: National Employee Freedom Week New Study: Private Sector Unions Do Not Raise Employee Pay Union Pension Turmoil Insight, Teamster Beat, SEIU Watch, Scoreboard and more… The bottom of each story contains a link to the individual post on our site.  ...
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,...

Union Pension Turmoil

In New York, 34,000 Teamsters could soon vote on a plan approved by the Treasury Department to introduce cuts to pension benefits, which would take effect Oct. 1st. Even if the participants vote “no,” the Treasury Department could allow the cuts to go through anyway...
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...