October 1, 2023

Variety:Writers Strike: AMPTP, WGA Set Meeting to Discuss Resuming Long-Stalled Contract Talks

By Gene Maddaus, Cynthia Littleton Carol Lombardini, president of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, reached out to her counterpart at the Writers Guild of America in an effort to restart negotiations, sources told Variety on Tuesday. That is the first communication between the two sides since May 1, when talks collapsed and […]

Amazon warehouse coming to Central Point; construction to start Aug. 7

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — An Amazon warehouse is coming to Central Point, with construction to begin August 7.  “It’s happening,” Central Point Mayor Hank Williams told NewsWatch 12. “There’s going to be one, it’s going to be in the area over by Costco, and I understand that local contractors have done things like the groundwork.”  […]

AP: Yellow is shutting down and headed for bankruptcy, the Teamsters Union says. Here’s what to know

BY WYATTE GRANTHAM-PHILIPSUpdated 11:06 AM PDT, August 1, 2023ShareNEW YORK (AP) — Trucking company Yellow Corp. has shut down operations and is headed for a bankruptcy filing, according to the Teamsters Union and multiple media reports. After years of financial struggles, reports of Yellow preparing for bankruptcy emerged last week — as the Nashville, Tennessee-based […]

NPR: UPS union calls off strike threat after securing pay raises for workers

The Teamsters union said it has secured pay raises for United Parcel Service workers, averting what would have been one of the largest strikes in U.S. history. “UPS has put $30 billion in new money on the table as a direct result of these negotiations,” Teamsters general president Sean O’Brien said in a statement. “This […]

UPS, Teamsters negotiations to resume next week

We are pleased to be back at the negotiating table next week to resolve the few remaining open issues. We are prepared to increase our industry-leading pay and benefits, but need to work quickly to finalize a fair deal that provides certainty for our customers, our employees and businesses across the country. https://about.ups.com/us/en/newsroom/press-releases/people-led/ups–teamsters-negotiations-to-resume-next-week.html