A group of nearly 150 aircraft fuelers have authorized a strike against their employer, escalating their fight for a first contract with Swissport. The workers, who fuel nearly all aircraft departing from Sea-Tac International Airport, have been working to negotiate a first contract since voting in March to join Teamsters Local 174.
(TUKWILA, Wash.)—Nearly a year after more than 90 APP/World Fuel Services fuel drivers ratified their first Teamster contract, a group of 16 propane drivers and service technicians joined them this week, voting by a wide margin to become members of Teamsters Local 174. The organizing victory came after a months-long anti-union campaign by their employer.
(LOS ANGELES) – Tanker drivers at Sentinel Transportation represented by Teamsters Local Union 986 in Covina, Calif. went out on an unfair labor practice (ULP) strike this morning to protest the company’s refusal to bargain in good faith.
(TUKWILA, Wash.)—Yesterday morning, 23 Airgas drivers in the Seattle area voted to become members of Teamsters Local 174. The group of drivers, who perform a wide variety of services including everything from delivering essential gases to hospitals to keeping soda fountains running with deliveries of liquid CO2, will join over 700 other Airgas employees across the country as members of the Teamsters Union.
Applications for 2018 are now being accepted by the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund.
(TUKWILA, Wash.)—In an incredible and hard-won victory, a group of 90 fuel delivery truck drivers at APP/World Fuel Services voted on Saturday night to approve a new 3-year agreement with their employer.
(EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I.) – Six months after voting unanimously to join Teamsters Local 251, drivers at Construct Oil Company ratified their first agreement. The drivers work in East Providence, providing onsite diesel fueling for trucking companies.
This Sunday, Teamsters from APP/World Fuel Services showed the incredible power of solidarity as they voted unanimously in favor of a strike action at their employer. The group of almost 90 fuel truck drivers have been fighting for a first contract for nearly a year, and this strike authorization vote was an important next step in that battle.