(TOPEKA, Kan.) – Today members from Teamsters Locals 696, 795 and 838 attended a hearing at the Kansas State Capitol to support Senate Bill 38. They were joined by John Billigmeier, Central Region Vice President of First Student, the nation’s largest school bus company, and Kansas Department of Labor Deputy Secretary Brett Flachsbarth.
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Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) officers and staff invested a lot of legwork lobbying for rail worker safety during the early part of March, 2019.
Bargaining resumed this week for a new NMFA applicable to YRC Freight, Holland, and New Penn. The current agreement is set to expire on March 31.
Just months after a huge victory against RTW at the ballot box, two state courts hand down key pro-worker decisions.
On Friday, March 8, a group of 34 drivers in Idaho and Oregon working at Food Services of America, Inc., which US Foods is in the process of purchasing, voted to become members of Teamsters Local 483 in Boise, Idaho and Local 670 in Salem, Oregon.
Workers know that the union has a way of bringing people together, but it’s not every day that the Teamsters brings together actual blood relatives. That’s what makes the story of Mary Kay Krekan-Trout and her daughter Sandra (Sandee) Dumas so extraordinary, because that’s exactly what happened.