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Teamsters push California bill to strengthen “Buy American” rules

This morning Teamsters National Food Processing Division Director and Local 856 Principal Officer Peter Finn testified in support of California State Senate Bill 1308 – legislation that would clarify and strengthen existing Buy American requirements by prohibiting schools from buying non-American products unless there is a 25% or more price differential. “When public schools buyRead More >

Local 856 Organizing Director named National Teamsters Organizing Director

Teamsters General President Sean O’Brien has named Local 856 Director of Organizing Chris Rosell as the International Brotherhood of Teamsters National Director of Organizing. Rosell previously served at the I.B.T. as project organizer from 2003 to 2007 before becoming an International Organizer in 2007. He has led and won major national campaigns in warehouse, airlineRead More >