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Hillary Clinton Union Support Is Under Dispute

It is unclear how much union support Hillary Clinton actually has.

Even though Jimmy Hoffa Jr. of the Teamsters union endorsed Clinton Friday, the endorsement is undercut by the fact that Hoffa is losing support within his own union.

Coal miner Chris Steele holds a sign supporting Donald Trump outside a Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton event in Williamson, W.V., Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Teamsters’ Domino Effect Organizes Silicon Valley

The Teamsters Union, representing shuttle bus drivers for tech companies, have kicked up pay for drivers from $18 dollars an hour to $25 after signing contracts with Apple and other Silicon Valley companies, part of a “domino effect” to organize the tech sector.

Teamsters Hoffa (Phil McCarten / Reuters)

Teamsters Commit to National Labor Action against Port of Long Beach

Activities at the Long Beach Harbor slowed dramatically after the International Brotherhood of Teamsters President James P. Hoffa committed his union’s 1.4 million nationwide membership to supporting “labor action” against Port of Long Beach truckers and warehouse operators for the

Stephen Carr/AP

Unions Cringe as Apple Joins Rush for Driverless Vehicle Road Test

The 15 miles that separate Apple and Stanford University now have tech centers for 11 car makers, if you include Apple and Google. Although each company is spending spectacular amounts of money on developing driverless cars, Apple may be about to take the lead by being the first company to gain the state’s DMV permission to test artificial intelligence cars on public roadways.

Apple Project Titan AP

Teamsters Crank Up Labor Strife at LA, Long Beach Ports

Despite a continuing backlog of freight following the nine months of bitter labor strife between the Pacific Maritime Association and members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union(ILWU), who settled their disputes two months ago, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters has started a

Long Beach Port (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)

Teamsters on a Roll, Organizing More Drivers in Silicon Valley

As Breitbart reported last week in “Teamsters Win Big in Silicon Valley, Target Tech Companies”, after the Teamsters Local 853 organized Facebook contract shuttle bus drivers a week ago, over the weekend they won elections organizing drivers for Yahoo, Apple, Genentech, eBay and Zynga.

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Teamsters Win Big in Silicon Valley, Target Tech Companies

With tech workers still expected to log 70-hour work weeks, shuttle drivers for Facebook voted to become a union affiliate of the Teamsters. After getting a leg in the tech industry door, the Teamsters intend to unionize Silicon Valley and have already scheduled union elections for workers at Apple, Yahoo, eBay, and others.

Teamsters Hoffa (Phil McCarten / Reuters)

Rick Perry: I’m a Card-Carrying Member of the AFL-CIO

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Governor Rick Perry told a conservative conference on Friday that he is a dues-paying, card-carrying member of the AFL-CIO labor union, as part of a larger discussion about successful Republican messaging strategies.

The Associated Press