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Rauner lays off prison nurses, replaces tower guards with cameras

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – It’s getting tougher to work for the state of Illinois, especially if you’re a union member working at...

Full story: Teamsters 688 Schnucks boycott over

Union urges shoppers to return to Schnucks By ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher After 277 days of boycotting Schnucks Markets, the 102 members of Teamsters Local 688 still working...

Teamsters 688 Schnucks boycott ends

Union urges shoppers to return to Schnucks By ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher After 277 days of boycotting Schnucks Markets, the 102 members of Teamsters Local 688 still working...

Teamsters 688 suggests Schnucks might want to rehire 230 fired veteran...

Scab operator sues Schnucks By ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher It was predicted. Schnucks Markets ignored the warnings of Teamsters Local 688 that they were being “penny wise and dollar...

Laborers 110 buys $111,815 Shop ‘n Save gift cards supporting Teamsters...

$5 for the Fight to help union families a winner, too: $5,885 By  ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher In an outstanding show of union solidarity, Laborers Local 110 has...

Retired Teamsters member has been walking the line for Local 688’s...

By TIM ROWDEN Editor Bo Garrick is cut from the old cloth of the Labor Movement. Solidarity and perseverance are sewn into the very fabric of...

Teamsters 688 boycott costing Schnucks more than if it had moved...

Losing $4.4 million for every 1,000 boycotters By ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher Schnucks Markets firing of 201 Teamsters Local 688 warehouse workers (plus 30 management) was a misbegotten...

Machinist union condemns GKN plan to ship 300 St. Louis jobs...

  Hazelwood, MO – In a move taken right out of the Corporate America playbook, GKN Aerospace has recently informed the International Association of Machinists...

Teamsters 688 files 3 more ‘unfair’ charges against Schnucks

Remaining Teamsters fired Oct. 9; 231 loyal employees out-of-work By ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher Three more unfair labor practice charges against Schnucks have been filed by Teamsters 688...

Teamsters can now boycott handbill in front of some Schnuck stores

  All 231 veteran employers have been fired; boycott grows stronger By ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher In a dramatic turn of events, Teamster boycott handbillers are now able to...