There were hugs, cheers and smiles all around the night that the votes were counted, and registered nurses with St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Idaho, found out they were officially Teamsters.
(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) – The more than 2,500 Local 251 Teamsters who work at Rhode Island Hospital ratified a new five-year agreement yesterday by a 97.5 percent vote.
Mobile collection staff with the American Red Cross in Evansville, Ind., have voted unanimously to join Teamsters Local 215. There are 16 workers in the bargaining unit.
(LEWISTON, Idaho) – By a vote of 157 to 44, registered nurses at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Idaho, voted to join Teamsters Local 690 in Spokane, Wash.
A group of 10 firefighters/Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) in Illinois have voted unanimously to join Teamsters Local 525.
The more than 50,000 workers represented by the Teamsters Health Care Division care for children, families, the elderly and veterans, as doctors, nurses and blood collection personnel in a variety of settings including hospitals, wellness centers and at the American Red Cross. Teamsters have represented health care workers for decades, in particular nurses during World War II.
(WASHINGTON) – International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa has appointed Jason Rabinowitz as director of the Teamsters Public Services Division and Nina Bugbee as director of a newly created Health Care Division and director of the Women’s Conference.
(SEATTLE) – The union representing EMT’s and paramedics at American Medical Response (AMR) has reached a tentative agreement on a new contract with the employer.