Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
 
Teamsters Local 71
Charlotte, NC Serving Members in North and South Carolina
 
 
TEAMSTERS TOP ISSUES

 

 

Surprise Announcement Changing Keebler Distribution System Will Destroy 1,200 Jobs
Print Icon Mar 11, 2017
Surprise Announcement Changing Keebler Distribution System Will Destroy 1,200 Jobs

(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa:

“On February 8, The Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) announced its short-sighted plan to eliminate their U.S.(Keebler) snacks direct store delivery system across the country which will destroy nearly 1,200 good, Teamster jobs in key markets across the country.  It is an outrage for Kellogg’s – an iconic American company – to turn its back on working families.

Management’s plan to abandon a system virtually overnight that provides excellent customer service and healthy profits for the company is just bad business. We’ve seen time and time again, when companies chase profits at the expense of sales, like Kellogg’s is doing now, workers and customers suffer and shareholders never get what they’re promised.

Teamsters throughout North America are united to fight Kellogg’s attack for as long as it takes.”


<< April 2018 >>
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30
Upcoming Events
MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETING
May 12, 2018
2529 Beltway Blvd Charlotte, NC 28214
OFFICE CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY
May 28, 2018
OFFICE CLOSED FOR 4TH OF JULY
Jul 04, 2018
MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Sep 08, 2018
2529 BELTWAY BLVD CHARLOTTE, NC 28214
MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Oct 13, 2018
2529 BELTWAY BLVD CHARLOTTE, NC 28214
  Teamster News Headlines  
 
Being Prepared: Scouts Recognize Teamster BA
Taxi Drivers At Seattle Airport Protest "Pay To Work" Scam
West Virginia, Ohio Teamsters Seek Accountability for Deadly Opioid Crisis
Local 174 Coca Cola Workers Ratify Swire Contract
Leslie Marshall Show: Teamster President Details Suspicious Job Site Work Death of Member
Statement by Capt. David Bourne on "60 Minutes" Segment Regarding Allegiant Air
Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Death in the Warehouse: XPO Workers Demand End to Toxic Culture at Global Logistics Giant
Teamsters Applaud Inclusion of Labor Provision in New FAA Reauthorization Bill
School Bus Drivers File Wage Theft Claims Against Durham School Services
Minnesota Beer Truck Drivers Strike Over Unsafe Conditions
 
     
Labor Headlines

US labour news headlines from LabourStart

 
 
Teamsters Local 71
Copyright © 2018, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image