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waste management

Alameda County Waste Management Workers Stage Brief Strike

Hundreds of Waste Management employees at cities throughout Alameda County went on strike this morning to protest what they claim is a violation of federal labor laws and abuse of employee rights.

03/15/2013

(Photo: Publicity shots of Dick Devos, union opponent, and James P. Hoffa, union organizer)

Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!

James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.

10/29/2012

School Bus

East Bay School Bus Drivers Consider Joining Union

School bus drivers trying to unionize in Livermore and Hayward have questioned the safety record and working conditions on vehicles that transport special needs children.

01/26/2012

Marijuana, pot

Teamsters Organizing California Marijuana Growers

As organized labor faces declining membership, one of the country’s most storied unions is looking to a new growth industry: marijuana.

CBS San Francisco–09/20/2010

UC Berkeley

UC Workers Protest Plan To Shore Up Pension Fund

University of California workers are protesting a plan to increase the share of their paychecks set aside for their pensions. Dozens of clerical and administrative workers represented by the Teamsters union waved signs and chanted outside the UC Board of Regents meeting in San Francisco on Wednesday.

09/15/2010

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