(CARPENTERSVILLE, Ill.) — Members of Teamsters Local 330 that are employed by Durham School Services voted overwhelming to reject the final offer by the company on Sunday, September 10 and authorized strike action if a fair and acceptable agreement could not be reached. The contract covers approximately 250 bus drivers, mechanics, and monitors employed by Durham, providing school transportation services to Community Unit School District 300.
(WASHINGTON) –Teamsters General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall testified yesterday at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on self-driving technology, urging for the exemption of commercial vehicles from pending legislation and the need for further analysis of the safety, jobs and cybersecurity impact of developing technologies.
(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – Teamsters throughout Missouri and Kansas and community members raised money to buy three trailer loads of emergency supplies for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, and Teamster trucks delivered the supplies to Texas this morning.
NEW YORK, NY – Following the deportation of a long-serving Teamster member last week, Teamsters Joint Council 16 today passed a resolution to become a “sanctuary union.” As a sanctuary union, the Teamsters will not assist federal immigration agents in deporting its members and will proactively provide trainings, legal assistance, and organize support for immigrant Teamsters. Joint Council 16 and its 27 affiliate local unions represent 120,000 workers in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, and Puerto Rico.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 3388, the SELF DRIVE Act, legislation allowing for the nationwide deployment of automated driving technology.
(TUKWILA, Wash.) – Almost 70 delivery drivers at Safeway.com voted today to join Teamsters Local 174, a historic victory with potentially wide-ranging effects as these are the first Safeway.com delivery drivers in the nation to vote to join a Union.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a joint statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte in response to the end of round two of NAFTA renegotiations in Mexico City earlier this week.
NEW YORK, NY – Teamsters Joint Council 16 President George Miranda, who also serves as president of the Teamsters National Hispanic Caucus, had the following statement on the administration’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which has provided legal status for 800,000 young immigrants. Joint Council 16 represents 120,000 workers in greater New York.