School bus mechanics represented by Teamsters Local 653 in South Easton, Mass. voted in favor of a first contract with First Student. The contract, which covers First Student mechanics at three school bus lots, includes wage increases, health care and other improvements.
In preparation for Thanksgiving this week, here are some Teamster-inspired recipes.
Last year, Teamsters Local 727 negotiated annual wage raises in the master parking agreement. The agreement covers more than 2,000 parking attendants working at commercial and residential locations throughout the Chicago area. Each contract anniversary, increases are allocated between wages and benefit contributions. This year’s annual contract wage increase is $0.75 per hour and went into effect November 1, 2017.
UPS shorted $352,420.38 from the Oregon Teamster Employers Trust, which covers healthcare benefits for full-time UPS workers. When Teamsters Local 162 found out, the union took action and made the company pay what it owed.
Every year, several hundred of labor activists meet to learn new tools, share strategies and get inspired about how to grow and expand our movement.
On November 13, 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published a Final Rule to amend its drug testing program to add four opioids: hydromorphone, hydrocodone, oxymorphone, and oxycodone to the drug testing panel.
Member of Local 754 working at Bay Valley Foods in Pecatonia, Illinois, went on strike Sunday.
Learn how Teamster women are demanding fairness and equality for themselves and others in the workplace, plus how members Local 238 in Iowa pushed back on anti-union legislation aimed at public sector workers. And hear why the Prophets of Rage aren’t going to take it anymore.