(TOPEKA, Kan.) – Drivers and monitors at Kansas Central School Bus have voted to affiliate with Teamsters Local 696. The school bus workers provide pupil transportation for students attending Topeka Public Schools.
(BROOKLYN PARK, Minn.) – Workers at First Student in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their newest four-year agreement with Teamsters Local 638.
“The bargaining committee remained strong and united throughout negotiations, and we were able to present a committee-recommended offer to the membership,” said Trevor Lawrence, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 638. “The membership showed the committee their support by accepting this offer by a wide majority, and we look forward to four more years of labor peace.”
A group of around 50 shuttle bus drivers working for MV Transportation Woodinville have voted to join Teamsters Local 174. The workers, who carry Amazon employees to and from work every day on large coaches, voted strongly in favor of becoming Teamsters. For more information, go to https://teamsters174.net/drivers-at-mv-transportation-woodinville-vote-to-join-teamsters-local-174/
(CHICAGO) – Teamsters in the Chicago metropolitan area have ratified three contracts in less than two weeks for over 500 drivers and monitors working for Illinois Central School Bus. Teamsters Local 179 unanimously ratified a contract for workers at the Wilmington, Ill. location and Teamsters Local 777 ratified contracts at the Carol Stream and St. Charles locations by a 90 percent margin of victory.
(TACOMA, Wash.) – First Student drivers represented by Teamsters Local 313 have voted to ratify their most recent collective bargaining agreement. The approximately 160 drivers provide student transportation services for students attending Tacoma public schools.
(IRVING, TX) – With over 92 percent of eligible workers voting in favor of ratification, school bus drivers and monitors at First Student of Irving, TX have voted overwhelmingly in favor of implementing their first collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters Local 745.
On Thursday July 26, Durham School Services drivers and monitors in Memphis, Tenn. voted overwhelmingly to ratify their newest contract with Teamsters Local 667. The new contract will set a higher standard for close to 600 workers who provide pupil transportation for Shelby County Schools.
(WASHINGTON) – On July 25, Teamsters Local 384 Secretary-Treasurer Matt Condron testified at the U.S. House of Representatives. Condron was part of a panel of experts and stakeholders at the hearing in the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, “Examining the Federal Role in Improving School Bus Safety.”