Specialized blood collection (apheresis) workers throughout Oregon who work for the American Red Cross (ARC) have voted to join Teamsters Local 223 in Portland.
(ST. LOUIS) – Sixty-eight dispatchers and call takers of Abbott Ambulance, an American Medical Response (AMR)-owned company, voted overwhelmingly in favor of joining Teamsters Local 610 on Nov. 22. The vote was 45-to-13 in favor of Teamster representation.
The workers do the dispatch for multiple Abbott locations throughout the Midwest. The workers’ concerns include ending favoritism, gaining fair pay and improved benefits, job security, and ending the hostile work environment.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 1309, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Services Workers Act.
Teamsters at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital in Vero Beach, Fla., recently ratified a two-year agreement by an over 98 percent vote.
The Vocational Independence Program (VIP) is located in an inconspicuous building on a quiet street in Flint, Michigan. It’s fitting that its workers are some of the many unsung heroes of Flint, because the nondescript backdrop of the VIP belies the incredibly important work that happens inside.
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.