(SAN FRANCISCO) – San Francisco commuter shuttle drivers for Chariot, a jitney service owned by Ford Motor Company, chose Teamsters representation today via card-check agreement.
A group of twenty-nine workers at Canteen Vending have voted to join Teamsters Local 810 in Long Island City, New York. The new members work as vending drivers, vending helpers, pantry drivers, pantry helpers, and warehouse helpers. The vote was 22 – 6 in favor of voting to join the union.
(ROSEMEAD, Calif.) — Today, union representatives and consumer advocates distributed educational handbills to customers at Rite Aid [NYSE: RAD] stores in Rosemead, Calif. The handbills read, “Tell Rite Aid: Attacking People’s Health Care is Bad Business” and “Rite Aid: Bad Deal for Workers.”
(WASHINGTON) – Leading independent proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) is opposing Tenet Healthcare Corp.’s (NYSE: THC) “Say on Pay” report because its redesigned 2016 long-term incentive program is undermined by lack of disclosure of relevant financial goals as wells as the Board of Directors decision to revert back to a $9 million target for incentive pay despite continuing losses to shareholder value. The negative recommendation sets up the specter of an investor revolt at the annual meeting on May 4 in Dallas, Texas.
(SAN FRANCISCO) – More than 130 commuter shuttle drivers with Chariot will have the opportunity to vote for Teamster representation in the coming weeks, after the union officially filed for an election.
(OAKLAND, Calif.) – Teamsters Local 853 is now the union representative for shuttle bus drivers working at WeDriveU, after workers there chose the union. The contractor supplies drivers for tech companies like LinkedIn and Twitter.
Local 117, Seattle, members voted to ratify a new contract with Viking Sprinkler company.
(LOUISVILLE, Ken.) – Last weekend, Cummins engine mechanics and service workers from West Virginia attended the Mid-America Trucking Show to protest Cummins’ (NYSE:CMI) unaffordable health insurance.