Teamsters Passenger Transportation Division Representative and President of Teamsters Local 777 Jim Glimco addressed international union allies at a meeting of the International Transport Workers Federation Urban Transport Committee in London last week. Many of the unions that were in the room represent workers from National Express (NEX), a UK-based multinational company and the second largest bus company in North America.
(SOUTH EASTON, Mass.) – After a three-year fight for representation, drivers and monitors with Massachusetts’s North River Collaborative have officially gained recognition as members of Teamsters Local 653 in South Easton, Mass. The 108 workers transport students with special needs and are based in Abington and Rockland.
Teamster Local 174 members who drive school buses for the Seattle School District met at the Union Hall this morning to vote on a fully-recommended agreement. The agreement passed a vote of the membership by a wide margin, bringing to an end the nine day strike that began on February 1, 2018.
There are many parts of First Student school bus drivers’ new union contract that excite 11-year bus driver Sammie Sledge. Not least among them: Super Bowl Sunday is now a paid holiday.
(CHICAGO, Illinois) –Bus drivers and monitors in Chicago, Ill. voted unanimously to ratify their first union contract with First Student as members of Teamsters Local 777. The agreement covers approximately 115 workers and provides annual improvements throughout the life of the contract, which expires June 30, 2021.
With more than 85 percent of the bargaining unit participating in the election, drivers and monitors at Durham School Services in Wright City, Mo. have voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local 610.
Workers with Student Transportation of America (STA) have overwhelmingly decided to join Teamsters Local 633 in a vote conducted by the National Labor Relations Board.
School bus monitors working for Niagara Falls Coach Lines have voted to ratify their first contract with Teamsters Local 264. The final margin was 36-2 in favor of implementing the new collective bargaining agreement.