(SAN LEANDRO, Calif.) –– Shuttle drivers for seven big Silicon Valley companies voted overwhelmingly today to approve a union proposal for a first contract that includes industry-leading wages and benefits. The drivers employed by contractor Compass Transportation/Transdev voted 75-0 in favor. The drivers are members of Teamsters Local 853 in San Leandro, Calif.
Today, Teamster representatives were joined by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a ceremony recognizing the graduates of a program that helps active military personnel transition to a career in transportation.
The U.S. economy won't truly recover until the balance between company revenue and employee salaries is fixed.
The Leslie Marshall Show talks with Kevin Moore, Director of the Teamsters Carhaul Division, about Toyota—how the company is endangering American families and destroying good union automobile transport jobs, and what Teamsters are doing about it.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for July 31, 2015.
New bill introduced this week is just the latest effort to curb union power. But all it would do is lower wages for workers.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for July 30, 2015.
(WASHINGTON) – Since 2008, Congress has transferred more than $62 billion from the general fund to keep the Highway Trust Fund afloat, and it has been more than a decade since Congress has passed a highway bill more than two years in duration. Meanwhile, infrastructure continues to crumble and the safety of those who work and travel along the vast network of U.S. roads and rails is being jeopardized. Despite a serious effort by the Senate to pass a long-term bill in advance of the July 31 funding deadline, here we are once again – recess and a three-month, short-term fix.