(WASHINGTON) – The following is the official statement of Teamsters Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s denial of a petition this week by Amerijet International Inc. The cargo airline sought the court’s review of a federal appeals court ruling that said worker disputes must be arbitrated under a collective bargaining agreement regardless of whether the disputes occurred outside the United States.
Pacific Rim trade deal is 5,600 pages and seems to raising more questions than it answers.
San Francisco’s tech shuttles that service Facebook, Google and other companies have gained a permanent place in the city’s transportation system.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for November 18, 2015.
11,000 San Bernardino Workers to Vote on Tentative Deal; Senate Instructs Negotiators not to Back Longer Trailers; Fed Report Details Dire Rail Needs in Northeast; Contract News; Organizing News; This Week in Teamster Music; Protecting Truckers’ Rest Breaks Makes Highways Safer
(SAN FRANCISCO) –– Today, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) voted to make the city’s commuter shuttle pilot program permanent, while also ensuring labor harmony for workers employed by commuter shuttle operators. The commuter shuttle program pertains to buses primarily serving Silicon Valley’s high tech industry, including Apple, Google, Facebook, and others.