International Brotherhood of Teamsters

Despite criticism, local members say unions still needed
Despite criticism, local members say unions still needed
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/03/2012 at 8:07AM

For those alive today it’s difficult to imagine the American workforce without unions. They not only represent trades, such as brick layers and electrical workers, and teachers, but there are also unions for actors, postal workers, air traffic controllers and many other professions. But many question their role in the workplace. They say years ago [...]

Remember this name: Greg Floyd
Blogs / Columnists / Voices Victoria Schneps 10/17/2011 at 1:54PM

From the streets of Queens’ tough neighborhoods to the heights of leading a union with 1.4 million members is an extraordinary journey. This has been the life of Gregory Floyd, president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Mr. Floyd’s Local 237, with 24,000 public employee members, making it the largest teamster’s local in the nation, [...]