Laundry drivers at Angelica Linen voted 9-5 yesterday in favor of union representation with Teamsters Local 988 in Houston, Texas. There are 14 drivers in the new bargaining unit.
(CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y.) – Today, route sales drivers at Costanzo’s Bakery overwhelmingly voted to join Teamsters Local 264 in Cheektowaga, N.Y. despite a concerted effort by the company to discourage unionization that included weekly captive audience meetings and intimidation.
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."