(LOS ANGELES) – Tanker drivers at Sentinel Transportation represented by Teamsters Local Union 986 in Covina, Calif. went out on an unfair labor practice (ULP) strike this morning to protest the company’s refusal to bargain in good faith.
(CHICAGO) – Stericycle Director and company co-founder John Patience failed to secure majority support for his re-election at the company’s annual shareholder meeting yesterday.
The vote follows an investor call-to-action by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, a long- term Stericycle (NASDAQ:SRCL) shareholder, to withhold support for the 29-year veteran director.
(ALBANY, N.Y.) – Drivers and Monitors in Albany, N.Y. have voted by a two-to-one margin to become members of Teamsters Local 294. The 172 drivers and monitors transport students for the Albany City School District.
(ST. CHARLES, Ill.) – Faith leaders in the Chicago area held a prayer vigil outside the Kane County courthouse Tuesday in support of probation officers and youth counselors who are entering their fourth week of an unfair labor practice strike.
(LAS VEGAS, Nev.) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 986 have reached a tentative agreement with Allegiant Air on a five-year contract for approximately 34 flight dispatchers at the company.
(WASHINGTON) – In response to recent reports that North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiators are being pressured by the “free trade” lobby to abandon the ambitious reforms of NAFTA 2.0, the presidents of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Teamsters Canada are calling on their respective governments to keep working and not capitulate to corporate pressure and artificial deadlines.
(CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.) – School bus drivers and monitors who work at Durham School Services here voted last night to join Teamsters Local 327. The 269 workers will join thousands of other Durham employees nationwide already represented by the Teamsters.
From the beginning of the nearly yearlong organizing effort, safety issues have been at the top of the agenda. Drivers and monitors started organizing after a tragic 2016 school bus accident took the lives of six school children.
Hundreds of Teamster members working as transit authority drivers in Orange County, Calif., have recently ratified a new agreement which was approved by the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) board on May 12.