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Judge: Union can seek relief for members in discrimination suit

HAMMOND | A federal judge ruled Tuesday a union can't seek damages on behalf of its members but it can request a court order barring their employer from subjecting them to racial discrimination.

May 08, 2014 10:00 am

Striking Thorn Creek Basin workers to return Friday

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A two-month picket by Teamsters members of the Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District will come to an end this week.

April 24, 2013 4:35 pm

Teamsters confront Thorn Creek Basin officials over labor dispute

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Officials with the Teamsters union local that represents 13 employees of the Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District will meet Monday with Mayor David Gonzalez, who they perceive as a supporter of their ongoing labor dispute.

March 15, 2013 10:30 pm
Teamsters Local 705 on strike

Teamsters Local 705 on strike

Members of Teamsters Local 705 picket Tuesday outside the Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District offices in Chicago Heights.

March 13, 2013 12:00 am
Teamsters' picket highlights era without salary increases

Teamsters' picket highlights era without salary increases

CROWN POINT | Teamsters members working for years without a pay raise conducted an informational picket Friday morning outside the Lake County Government Complex's main entrance.

June 08, 2012 6:04 pm
Unions working to capture attention, support of working families

Unions working to capture attention, support of working families

Teamsters Local Union 142 member Antoine Brown collects recycling on his route in Gary. Brown has been a union members and driver for the city for 11 years.

March 06, 2011 12:00 am
Unions working to capture attention, support of working families

Unions working to capture attention, support of working families

City of Gary employee Antoine Brown worries about the American Dream becoming unattainable for many families.

March 05, 2011 11:30 pm Photos

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Unions working to capture attention, support of working families

Unions working to capture attention, support of working families

Teamsters Local 142 member Antoine Brown, 38, has been a union member and driver for the city of Gary for 11 years.

March 05, 2011 5:42 pm
Unions working to capture attention, support of working families

Unions working to capture attention, support of working families

Gary city worker Antoine Brown, 38, Brown poses for a portrait on his recycling route. The Teamsters Local 142 member says he and other union members are fighting for survival. Attempts to weaken labor unions have roiled Democrats in Indianapolis and Madison, Wis., leading them to flee to Il…

March 05, 2011 5:41 pm

Attendance drops at Statehouse union rally

INDIANAPOLIS | Fewer union workers rallied at the Statehouse Tuesday compared with last week, but union members plan to keep rallying every day until the House Democrats return from Illinois.

March 01, 2011 7:30 pm
Teamsters reach tentative settlement in 18-day strike

Teamsters reach tentative settlement in 18-day strike

Gary-based Teamsters Local 142 has reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement with the Four County Highway Group to end the union's 18-day strike against the group's heavy machinery and highway members.

June 26, 2010 8:00 am
Teamsters Local 142 members go on strike

Teamsters Local 142 members go on strike

Some 300 members of the Teamsters Local 142 are on strike this morning following a Monday night vote.

June 08, 2010 9:30 am
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