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TEAMSTER. One who drives horses in a wagon for the purpose of carrying goods for hire he is liable as a common carrier. Story, Bailm. Sec. 496.

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Pilots want fair work rules, improved scheduling, improved pension and health care benefits and the security of a Teamster contract.
This is a reprint of the fourth and final volume of Teamster organizer and Socialist Workers Party leader Farrell Dobbs's history/memoir of his time with the Teamsters union in the 1930's first published in 1977.
that will protect thousands o f Teamster members' jobs and their health, welfare and pension benefits.
Teamster Rebellion is Dobbs account of the hard-fought strike actions which were often all out battles with law enforcement and hired thugs operating as strike breakers in the employ of the exploitative company owners and such big-business fronts as Citizen Alliance.
IATSE contends it's preventing runaway production by organizing low-budget projects; the Teamsters say the strategy is misguided and amounts to the IA demanding a concession in Teamster negotiations.
By Teamster standards, of course, this is old news.
Columbia management said that nearly 90% of the union members signed the petition to eliminate Teamster representation.
Some members reacted to their fallen hero's legal troubles by defending him--not unlike Teamster loyalists who closed ranks thirty-five years ago around Jimmy Hoffa, whose son lost to Carey in 1996 in a now-overturned election.
Truck drivers make up the bulk of Teamster members, but workers in brewing, warehousing, construction, and a wide variety of other industries look to the Teamsters for representation.
As a journalist covering New York labor since 1976, Crowe makes good use of his close access to former New York Local 804 President Ron Carey, who in 1991 became the first democratically elected General President in modern Teamster history.
The new contract covers approximately 500 mechanics, technicians and tool room attendants who are members of Teamster Locals 19, 210, 781, 783 and 964.
The agreement covers approximately 500 mechanics, technicians and tool room attendants that are members of Teamster Locals 19, 210, 781, 783 and 964.