Posts tagged Teamsters Local 175
Teamsters strike over 2 grievances while larger issues remain unresolved
May 10, 2023 // Kimberling, who has been part of the negotiating team, said workers are upset with moves by Coca-Cola to direct ship to Sheetz and use smaller vendors to deliver fountain supplies to restaurants and stores. “They want to direct ship that and take it from us and when they do that it takes our jobs away and we just can’t stand for loss of jobs,” Kimberling said. “Jobs are valuable and we are fighting for them.” Local 175, which covers the Charleston and Logan areas, received support Tuesday from other Teamsters locals in Bluefield, Parkersburg and Clarksburg. Perdue said about 200 workers were taking part in the work stoppage.
WEST VIRGINIA LABOR LEADER KEN HALL RETIRES AS GENERAL SECRETARY-TREASURER OF THE TEAMSTERS
March 22, 2022 // Under Hall's stewardship, net assets of the union rose from $126.1 million when he took office in 2012 to more than $500 million today. The union's Strike and Defense Fund stands at more than $300 million.
Coca-Cola union considering going on strike
January 27, 2022 // A local Coca-Cola union discussed the possibility of going on strike today. This comes after a ransomware attack on the Coca-Cola Consolidated Bottling Company’s payroll system, Kronos.