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2019

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April 2019 (Current issue)

Highlights: ‘Miracles Do Happen:’ Long-Lost Mother and Daughter Find One Another at Local 777; Teamsters Lend a Hand to Help Wounded Vets in Ariz.

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March 2019 (Current issue)

Highlights: Remembering Retired Rep. John Dingell (1926-2019); Legislation Introduced to Protect Transit Workers; U.S. Unions Bring Solidarity to Striking Mexican Workers

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February 2019

Highlights: U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Forced Arbitration; 42-Day Lockout at Satin Flooring Ends; Teamsters Make Girl Scout Cookies Possible

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January 2019

Highlights: Teamsters Disaster Relief Helps Victims of California Fire; BLET Members Proud To Work Bush Funeral Train; Infrastructure Matters. It’s Time to Get Serious About Funding It

2018

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December 2018

Highlights: New Bill Seeks to Protect Health Care and Social Service Workers from Workplace; Teamsters Ratify Agreement with American Red Cross; US, Canadian and Mexican Cement Unions Strengthen Cooperation in Multinational Cement Corporations

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November 2018

Highlights: New Union Nurse Contracts Improve Safety For Workers And Patients; UNITE HERE Members On Strike Against Marriott; AFL-CIO Has a Union Problem

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October 2018

Highlights: St. Louis Union Members Show Pride After Prop A Defeat; The Union Difference Is Even More Pronounced for Families of Color; Work Without Pay Is Not OK

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September 2018

Highlights: Teamsters Win Industry-Leading Agreement for UPS Aircraft Mechanics; Missouri’s Working People Strongly Reject Right to Work; Teamsters Suspend Strike Activities at Coca-Cola United

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August 2018

Highlights: Unions Join Together for Pension Reform; Ontario Teamsters Raise CA$120,000 For Variety Village, A Children’s Charity; Iowa Teamster Group Leads Tour of Civil Rights Sites, Colleges

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July 2018

Highlights: Unions Decry Supreme Court Ruling Rolling Back Public Sector Union Rights; Union Veterans & Labor Volunteers Team Up With Community to Restore Interior of American Legion; Teamsters Help Deliver Solar
Disaster Unit to Dominica

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June 2018

Highlights: America’s Labor Movement Loses Champion Diann Woodard; Think Global, Act Local; The Future of Work in a Digital Age

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May 2018

Highlights: Honoring the Life and Preserving the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.; Labor Provision included in New FAA Extension Bill; Southern Labor Leaders Unite Around a Strategy to Build Worker Power

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April 2018

Highlights: Inslee Signs Law ‘Banning the Box’ in Washington State; YRC Driver Honored for 5 Million Accident-Free Miles; The Awesomeness of ‘Black Panther’: Union Made

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March 2018

Highlights: Supreme Court Hands Victory to Pa. Voters; Parking Valets at Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Win Strong Union Contract; We Don’t Play ‘Chicken’ with Safety

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February 2018

Highlights: Let’s Rebuild the Middle Class by Rebuilding Our Infrastructure; Teamsters Union Wins $1 Million Settlement on Behalf of Drivers at YRC Freight

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January 2018

Highlights: Teamsters Local 125 Member Donald “Duke” Snyder Celebrates Six Decades in the Union; Local 710 YRC Road Driver Roy Lincoln Reaches 5,000,000 Accident-Free Miles Driven; Fatal Workplace Accident At CN In Melville, Saskatchewan

2017

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December 2017

Highlights: Washington, Pa. Teamsters Save A Life; Baltimore UPS Driver Brings Hope to Patients; New Measure Would Address Pension Problems

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November 2017

Highlights: Union Workers Treat Mind & Body After Las Vegas Shooting; Teamsters Remember Members Killed in Las Vegas Shooting; Local 727 Applauds Repeal of Job-Killing Beverage Tax

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October 2017

Highlights: Missouri and Kansas Teamsters Lend Helping Hand to Hurricane Victims; RN Response Network to Deploy Additional Nurse Volunteers to Houston Post-Hurricane Harvey; California Teamsters Send Supplies to Houston for Victims of Harvey

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September 2017

Highlights: Tesla Is In Talks to Get Testing Licenses for Its Self-Driving Electric Semi-Trucks; Drivers Applaud Federal Judge’s Dismissal of Lawsuit Challenging For-Hire Law; Indiana Red Cross Workers Ratify Union Contract