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Teamsters Local 174 Members Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract at First Student

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Teamsters Local 174 has reached an agreement with First Student covering more than 450 school bus drivers who transport K-12 students for the Seattle School District. The agreement will ensure labor peace through July 2016.

“The union was able to address the members’ concerns about health care, wage increases and the company’s current PTO policy,” said Rick Hicks, Local 174 Secretary-Treasurer.

Teamsters Local 174 held a contract ratification vote on March 1, where the membership at First Student approved the contract by an overwhelming 73 percent.

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