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11 May, 2016, 16:00 BST U.S., European Workers Hold Rally Outside XPO Logistics Shareholder Meeting

Today, XPO workers from the United States and Europe, along with union leaders, gathered outside the XPO Logistics shareholder meeting to call for...


11 May, 2016, 15:32 BST Teamsters And Allies Denounce National Express' Treatment Of Workers And Shareholders At AGM

Today, some institutional and individual shareholders are criticizing National Express for refusing to hold a vote on a resolution at this year's...


28 Apr, 2016, 15:49 BST Teamsters: National Express Disenfranchises Shareholders

Today, National Express Group PLC (LSE:NEX.L) investors, including British public service union UNISON and the International Brotherhood of...


09 Mar, 2016, 18:00 GMT Teamsters: National Express Shareholders Call For Review of Workplace Rights

Today, National Express [LSE: NEX.L] investors are urging the company's board to back a resolution seeking an independent review of employment...


06 May, 2015, 20:55 BST Teamsters: NAACP Leader, Member of Parliament Meet to Discuss Human Rights Concerns at National Express Group

Doreen Lawrence, Baroness of Clarendon and a member of Britain's House of Lords, met today with Dot Scott, president of the Charleston, S.C., chapter ...


06 May, 2015, 20:42 BST Teamsters Join Community Leaders, Shareholders In Calling For Independent Monitoring Program At National Express AGM

Today, the Teamsters Union and other institutional shareholders, along with community, faith and global labor representatives spoke at the National...


06 May, 2015, 08:39 BST Teamsters, Former NLRB Chair And Community Leaders Lead Symposium On National Express

At a symposium held Tuesday night, the former chair of the U.S. National Labor Relations Board, academics, community and faith leaders discussed the...


20 Apr, 2015, 20:19 BST Teamsters Applaud Report By MP's On Conditions At National Express Group's US Subsidiary

A report released by two Members of United Kingdom's Parliament, Ian Lavery and Jim Sheridan, reveals serious labor rights violations by the U.S....


14 May, 2014, 20:02 BST Teamsters Take On National Express Group At Annual General Meeting

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa led a powerful delegation of Teamsters, including North American school bus workers, in calling on the National ...


13 May, 2014, 15:00 BST Hoffa, McCluskey Lead Fight for Workers' Rights at National Express Group

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Unite the Union General Secretary Len McCluskey met today, as they prepare to bring their fight for...


12 Mar, 2014, 08:00 GMT UK Pension Funds Join With Teamsters Union In Submitting Resolution To National Express Annual General Meeting

Shareholders in National Express Group PLC (NEX: LN) have submitted a shareholder proposal to the company, calling on the Board of Directors of the U....


17 Dec, 2013, 14:00 GMT Port Workers In IKEA Supply Chain Hold Solidarity Actions Over Lockout

Today, hundreds of dock workers at 10 ports around the globe held rallies to show their support for the 350 Teamsters who have been locked out from...


16 Dec, 2013, 18:31 GMT Port Workers In IKEA Supply Chain To Hold Solidarity Actions Over Lockout

Tomorrow, dock workers at 10 ports around the globe will rally in support of the 350 Teamsters who have been locked out from their jobs without pay...


11 Dec, 2013, 20:16 GMT Teamsters Join Delegation Calling On IKEA To End Lockout

Since May 13, 2013, more than 300 Teamsters have been locked out from their jobs without pay at IKEA´s store in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. A ...


22 Nov, 2013, 17:04 GMT Teamsters Kick Off 'IKEA Hurts Families' Campaign

Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters launched the 'IKEA Hurts Families' campaign that highlights how far IKEA's Richmond, British...


09 May, 2013, 14:30 BST Teamsters Fight For North American School Bus Workers' Rights At National Express Annual Meeting

Teamster school bus drivers and representatives from the United States and Canada called on National Express Group PLC (NEX: LN), a large...


27 Mar, 2013, 11:30 GMT Teamsters Take Demands For U.S. Workers' Rights To National Express Group Headquarters

Teamster school bus drivers who work at National Express Group PLC (NEX: LN) rallied with British members of Unite the Union outside the company's...


06 Jun, 2012, 15:10 BST Teamsters Stand In Solidarity With British Bus Workers

The Teamsters Union stands in solidarity with sister union Unite in the United Kingdom and the more than 24,000 Unite bus workers in a six-month...