On July 11, drivers at Praxair in Morrisville, Pennsylvania and in Wilmington, Delaware voted 22-8 to join Teamsters Local 107 in Philadelphia. There are 31 drivers in the bargaining unit.
The Teamsters Safety and Health Department provides safety and health training at no cost to students throughout the United States.
The IBT Safety and Health Department reports that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently issued a rule that establishes a National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.
Today, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reminded drivers with DOT certification that medical exams must now be performed by certified medical examiners, reported TruckingInfo.com
According to the article, "Current medical certificates held by commercial driver’s license holders will continue to be valid until the expiration date that is shown on the card. Only then will the driver need to seek a certified medical examiner to perform their new examination."
Local 25 in Boston recently organized a group of 17 tankhaul workers who deliver air cylinders to commercial entities in the area.
On Monday, May 12, D.C. taxi drivers and representatives of the Teamsters Local 922-affiliated Washington, D.C. Taxi Operators Association blasted a D.C. Council committee bill that would regulate private sedan services.