CONTRACT UPDATE: Entering the Home Stretch


The Teamsters First Student Negotiating Committee wrapped up the third round of contract talks on March 24-25, but major issues are still unresolved.

“We’ve entered the home stretch, but we still have work to do on several major issues that are important to our First Student members,” said Rick Middleton, School Bus Director and Co-Chairman of the Negotiating Committee. “We have already secured improvements to the existing master contract, but we want to negotiate the best contract possible and this means another round of negotiations in the future.”

The existing national master contract was originally set to expire on March 31, 2015. However, the union and the company have signed an extension.

First Student members should visit www.teamster.org/firststudent for the latest updates.