Teamsters

Teamsters

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) is a labor union in the United States and Canada. Formed in 1903 by the merger of several local and regional locals of teamsters, the union now represents a diverse membership of blue-collar and professional workers in both the public and private sectors. The union had approximately 1.4 million members in 2008. Formerly known as the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen and Helpers of America, the IBT is a member of the Change to Win Federation and Canadian Labour Congress.

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Leon Bates (American Labor Leader) - Organizing
... The coal miners, the Pullman Porters, the Teamsters were all making great strides in organizing workers, but paying a very high price for that success ... The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, formerly known as "International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen and Helpers of America", had been ... Between 1901 and 1935, the Teamsters engaged in countless small and large bloody and deadly confrontations over the right to organize and collectively ...
Deepa Kumar - Writings - Outside The Box: Corporate Media, Globalization, and The UPS Strike
... years by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters against the United Parcel Service ... the former president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters has praised the book calling it "A brilliant analysis of the UPS strike, its treatment in the media, and how the ...
Salad Bowl Strike - Impact
... The Salad Bowl strike did not end the jurisdictional disagreement between the Teamsters and the UFW ... The Teamsters resumed their dispute with the UFW in December 1972, which led to further extensive disruptions in the state agricultural industry, mass picketing, mass arrests, and extensive violence ... to launch a nationwide boycott of any grower which signed a contract with the Teamsters ...
Chauffeurs, Teamsters, And Helpers Local No. 391 V. Terry - Decision - Dissent
... Justice Kennedy defended the historical comparison of the cause of action to the “suits at common law” available in 1791 ... He felt that to expand the right beyond what was available to plaintiffs at the time of the ratification of the Bill of Rights was nothing more than rewriting the Constitution, stating “e cannot preserve a right existing in 1791 unless we look to history to identify it” ...
1905 Chicago Teamsters' Strike - Background
... The Teamsters Joint Council of Chicago, a city-wide organization of all Teamster locals in the Chicago area, began a sympathy strike on June 24, 1903 ... The Teamsters quickly became the target of the EA ... The Teamsters were one of the largest unions in Chicago ...