June 11, 1990 |
The Supreme Court refused today to limit the power of a federal judge's appointees to supervise elections and other activities of the Teamsters union. The justices rejected arguments that lower courts were unlawfully enforcing orders aimed at ridding the union of corruption and ties to organized crime. The case stems from the federal government's 1988 lawsuit accusing the Teamsters of violating the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
April 8, 1987
The National Mediation Board has agreed to hold an election to determine if the Assn. of Flight Attendants union has enough support to turn out the incumbent Teamsters Union, which has represented Pacific Southwest Airline's 950 flight attendants since 1980. The AFA, which represents 23,000 flight attendants on 14 U.S. airlines, gathered election cards from an "overwhelming majority" of PSA's flight attendants, according to an AFA spokeswoman.
September 13, 2008 |
Casting directors and associates have tentatively agreed on a contract with Hollywood producers. The Teamsters union and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers said they agreed after three days of talks on a three-year contract. It would cover about 400 casting directors and casting associates represented by Teamsters locals in New York and Los Angeles. Members must vote on the agreement.