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CONTRACT UPDATE: Teamsters, FirstGroup Reach Tentative Agreement

The Teamsters Union and FirstGroup reached a tentative contract agreement. The specifics of the contract will be presented to members once local union representatives meet on June 30 to decide whether to endorse the tentative agreement. Once endorsed, the union will notify members and local meetings will be held to answer any questions before ballots are sent to members’ homes.

NAACP Leader, Member of Parliament Meet to Discuss Human Rights Concerns at National Express Group

(LONDON) – Doreen Lawrence, Baroness of Clarendon and a member of Britain’s House of Lords, met today with Dot Scott, president of the Charleston, S.C., chapter of the NAACP, on issues concerning civil rights, human rights and workplace conditions at Durham School Services in the United States. Durham is the school bus subsidiary of United Kingdom-based National Express Group PLC (NEX: LON) and the second-largest school bus transportation company in the U.S.

Teamsters Join Community Leaders, Shareholders in Calling for Independent Monitoring Program at National Express AGM

(LONDON) – Today, the Teamsters Union and other institutional shareholders, along with community, faith and global labor representatives spoke at the National Express Group (NEX: LON) Annual General Meeting (AGM) in London. They spoke in support of an independent monitoring program at the company’s U.S. school bus subsidiary, Durham School Services.

Teamsters, Former NLRB Chair and Community Leaders Lead Symposium on National Express

(LONDON) –   At a symposium held Tuesday night, the former chair of the U.S. National Labor Relations Board, academics, community and faith leaders discussed the benefits of introducing independent monitoring programs at multinationals, including National Express Group PLC (NEX: LON).

Proxy Voting Advisors Recommend NEX Shareholder Resolution On Internal Review Of Labor Practices

(WASHINGTON) – ISS, the top proxy voting advisor, has recommended shareholders vote for a proposal submitted for consideration at the May 6 National Express Group plc (NEX) Annual General Meeting that calls for the board to hire an independent agent with the expertise to investigate workers’ rights and labor violation claims at the company’s U.S. school bus subsidiary -- Durham School Services.

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