(NEW ORLEANS) – With over 70 percent of workers signing cards in favor of representation, drivers and monitors employed by A&S Transportation have formed a union with Teamsters Local 270. The workers of A&S Transportation, a subsidiary of National Express, provide pupil transportation services for New Orleans Public Schools.
Teamsters Local 777 in Lyons, IL has been at the forefront of union organizing in the private school bus industry for quite some time, and with Election Day less than six months away, they’re bringing their organizing strength to the political world by signing up as many members as they can to be a part of DRIVE.
The coronavirus has completely changed the way of life for billions of people and the Teamsters who drive people to and from where they need to go every day are no exception. With that in mind, here are the most recent developments affecting bus drivers, monitors, mechanics and others who fall under the IBT Passenger Transportation Division.
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(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.
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(NORTH HAMPTON, N.H.) – First Student bus drivers at the North Hampton, N.H. facility voted overwhelmingly to be represented by Teamsters Local 633. The workers provide student transportation services to the New Hampshire seacoast.
(WESTMONT, Ill.) – School bus monitors working at First Student in Westmont, Ill. voted unanimously to ratify their first contract with Teamsters Local 777. The monitors voted overwhelmingly to join the Teamsters in April of this year.