Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for today, April 12, 2016.
The U.S. economic recovery is not everything it might seem to be at first blush. Anyone looking at the number of jobs created or the falling unemployment rate would certainly be encouraged by the nation's path forward since the end of the Great Recession, for instance.
Longtime Union Activist Rodney Smith Helps Organize Facebook Shuttle Drivers Contra Costa Times ...As a union organizer for Teamsters Local 853 based in San Leandro, Smith played a key role in winning the drivers their first union contract. In the process, the father of two helped pull off a precedent-setting vote that targets the growing income gap in Silicon Valley...
Shumlin Calls For End To CCTA Strike Vermont Public Radio ...Gov. Pete Shumlin urged Teamster drivers and management of the Chittenden County Transportation Authority on Tuesday to agree to a contract deal as soon as possible...
Teamsters Local 174 Members Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract at First Student teamster.org ...Teamsters Local 174 has reached an agreement with First Student covering more than 450 school bus drivers who transport K-12 students for the Seattle School District...