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New York's Citi Bike workers cleared for first ever union vote

A year after New York City launched North America’s largest bicycle sharing program, the workers who maintain the system’s 6,000 bikes and 332 docking stations are pushing for union representation. 567 more words


Padma Lakshmi and ‘Top Chef’ crew find Teamsters' Local flavor bitter


The Charlestown-based Teamsters Local 25 — the crew that drives for most TV and movie productions made in Massachusetts — reportedly harassed and threatened the cast and crew of Bravo’s “Top Chef” while the show was filming in Milton earlier this summer, but a network source said the ugly incident won’t deter them from returning to Boston in the future.

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Unifor local 1075 at Bombardier Thunder Bay, Ontario

Over 900 workers are on strike at Bombardier in Thunder Bay. They want to reduce their pensions.

The CEO is one of the highest paid in Canada. 40 more words


I Don't Like Thugs

It’s been reported that a bunch of Teamsters have threatened a reality show crew because the production company was using non-union drivers. Having been a  51 more words


Hello Hekia

I am, primarily, a teacher. Of Primary. You know, little ones. Rugrats. Ankle biters. Well, not quite but the usual reaction when I define the age range of my teaching experience is “Ooooh, they must be so sweet”. 978 more words


Boston Teamsters to TV Host: “We’re gonna bash that pretty face in, you fucking whore!”

The TV show “Top Chef” is filming in the Boston suburb of Milton right now and didn’t sign a contract with the Teamsters Union.

Apparently, that makes it OK for members of the Teamsters to threaten the female host of the show. 271 more words