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Trinity Transportation workers after winning their election

Trinity Transportation Workers Vote to Join Teamsters Local 243

(DETROIT) – With over 90 percent of school bus drivers, monitors and mechanics voting in favor of union representation, Trinity Transportation workers in Detroit have voted to affiliate with Teamsters Local 243.

“Congratulations to all of the Trinity Transportation workers who made the right decision and voted overwhelmingly in favor of joining the Teamsters,” said Jim "Cinci" Cianciolo, President of Local 243. “We look forward to contract negotiations, where these workers will gain the wages and respect they deserve – guaranteed in writing.”

First Student Teamsters in Brooklyn Park, Minn. Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contract

(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

Illinois Central of Wilmington, Ill. school bus drivers and monitors

Chicagoland Teamsters Ratify Three School Bus Contracts in Under Two Weeks

(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.



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