Teamsters Help Train Navajo Area Rail Workers on Protective Skills

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Rail Union Courses Funded by NIEHS Worker Training Program Help Educate Rural and Tribal Rail Workers on Health and Safety Railroad workers in communities near the Navajo Nation territory received important safety training on April 10-14 in Winslow, Ariz., thanks to Teamsters and other rail union grantees of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Worker Training Program. The… Continue Reading Teamsters Help Train Navajo Area Rail Workers on Protective Skills

Journey to Drive: New Apprenticeship Program Puts More Teamsters Behind the Wheel

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A group of men on a loading dock watch an instructor on a forklift

Anyone who works in trucking or follows the transportation sector knows there is one topic that has dominated the industry in recent years. That topic is the persistent shortage of drivers and how it has plagued carriers nationwide. According to the American Trucking Association, the Less Than Truckload (LTL) turnover rate jumped from 10 percent to 14 percent last year,… Continue Reading Journey to Drive: New Apprenticeship Program Puts More Teamsters Behind the Wheel