Unions/Labor

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USW Affirms Only 730 Union Positions to Remain in Indianapolis; Up to 1,300 Carrier Jobs Still Leaving Indiana for Mexico

PR Newswire — December 9, 2016 PITTSBURGH, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United Steelworkers (USW) today affirmed Local 1999 President Chuck Jones’ assessment that Carrier has committed to keep only 730 union workers at its Indianapolis plant. Up to... (Continue reading)

Magnetation LLC Announces Potential Shutdown of its Minnesota and Indiana Facilities

PR Newswire — August 26, 2016 GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., Aug. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Magnetation LLC (Magnetation) announced today that it may implement a shutdown of its Minnesota iron ore concentrate plant, rail loading facility and Pellet Plant located in... (Continue reading)

US Foods Teamsters Spread Strike To Indianapolis Area Facility

US Foods Teamsters Spread Strike To Indianapolis Area Facility

  PR Newswire — May 25, 2016 FISHERS, Ind., May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Teamsters working at a US Foods’ distribution facility here this afternoon refused to cross the picket line in solidarity with Teamsters in Severn, Md., who began... (Continue reading)

MD Logistics Celebrates 20 Years in Business and 20 Years of Growth

MD Logistics Celebrates 20 Years in Business and 20 Years of Growth

  PR Newswire — March 4, 2016 PLAINFIELD, Ind., March 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — 20-years ago today Mark Sell and his late business partner Dave Kiebach started third party logistics company MD Logistics, (www.mdlogistics.com) headquartered in Plainfield, Indiana. In 1996,... (Continue reading)

Duke Energy Indiana proposes revised plan to modernize its statewide electric grid

Duke Energy Indiana proposes revised plan to modernize its statewide electric grid

  PR Newswire — December 8, 2015 PLAINFIELD, Ind., Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Duke Energy Indiana filed a revised plan Monday with Indiana state utility regulators to modernize its aging electric grid that delivers power to more than 800,000... (Continue reading)

Teamster Pilots at Republic Airways Approve New Three-Year Contract

Teamster Pilots at Republic Airways Approve New Three-Year Contract

  PR Newswire — October 27, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The International Brotherhood of Teamsters Airline Division and Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET) announced today that pilots represented by Teamsters Local 357 voted to ratify a... (Continue reading)

Teamster Skyway Toll Collectors Stand Together To Secure New Contract

CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2015 — Chicago Skyway toll collectors stood together to secure a new three-year contract that gives them a living wage and critical new job protections. The workers ratified the agreement on Sept. 2. “Because our members stood... (Continue reading)

Teamsters Local 357 Files Lawsuit Against Republic Airways

PLAINFIELD, Ind., July 9, 2015 — Today, Teamsters Local 357 in Plainfield, Ind., filed a lawsuit against Republic Airways [NASDAQ: RJET] for unilaterally changing pilots’ working conditions regarding “open time” flying without first agreeing with the union about those changes.... (Continue reading)

Veteran and Industry Leaders Slated to Speak at Flagship Logistics Group Grand Opening

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Flagship Logistics Group has announced speakers for the grand opening launch of the company’s new state-of-the-art customer care center in Indianapolis on Jan. 15. Speakers are: Army veteran Jason Braase, Army National Guard veteran... (Continue reading)

Republic Employees Crossing Picket Lines in Ohio and Memphis

INDIANAPOLIS, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Breaking with union leadership, more than 150 Republic Services Teamsters have already crossed picket lines to report to work in Ohio and Memphis. The number of Republic employees coming back to work is growing... (Continue reading)

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