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Chattanooga Durham Workers Are Latest School Bus Employees to Join Teamsters

(CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.) – School bus drivers and monitors who work at Durham School Services here voted last night to join Teamsters Local 327. The 269 workers will join thousands of other Durham employees nationwide already represented by the Teamsters.

From the beginning of the nearly yearlong organizing effort, safety issues have been at the top of the agenda. Drivers and monitors started organizing after a tragic 2016 school bus accident took the lives of six school children.

School bus drivers and allies outside of the Illinois Department of Labor

School Bus Drivers File Wage Theft Claims Against Durham School Services

(CHICAGO, Ill.) – Durham School Services school bus drivers working with the support of ARISE Chicago, Teamsters Local 777, Teamsters Local 50 and the Steering in the Right Direction Coalition have filed 17 individual complaints for lost wages against the National Express subsidiary Durham School Services with the Illinois Department of Labor. National Express is a U.K.-based transportation company, with their North American operations headquartered in Lisle, Ill.

Union Achieves Huge Victory in Long Fight for D-Van Drivers With National Express dba CDT

After over a year of fighting the new owners of Cook-DuPage Transportation, National Express, Teamsters Local 727 finally achieved a much-deserved victory when Arbitrator Peter Meyers ruled in favor of the Union. The original grievance that initiated this arbitration process was filed in June 2015 on behalf of D-Van drivers being paid the significantly lower car rate.

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