There were hugs, cheers and smiles all around the night that the votes were counted, and registered nurses with St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Idaho, found out they were officially Teamsters.
Mobile collection staff with the American Red Cross in Evansville, Ind., have voted unanimously to join Teamsters Local 215. There are 16 workers in the bargaining unit.
A group of 10 firefighters/Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) in Illinois have voted unanimously to join Teamsters Local 525.
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.
Recently, mechanics employed by Reyes Fleet Management in Chicago joined Local 727.
(LOS ANGELES) – Drivers at KWK Trucking in Los Angeles, a contractor for DHL Express, voted 83-23 to be represented by Teamsters Local 986.
There are 108 drivers in the bargaining unit and the vote took place Thursday, Feb. 28.
By a more than three-to-one margin, drivers at Stericycle’s Haw River, N.C. facility voted late last week to join Teamsters Local 391 so they can better fight for respect and dignity on the job.
Moses Darden, Local 391’s lead organizer, said workers are demanding better working conditions, affordable health insurance and job security, all issues that will be guaranteed in a strong Teamster contract.
Mobile blood collections staff at the American Red Cross in St. Louis, Missouri voted 32-1 yesterday to become members of Teamsters Local 682.