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The International Brotherhood of Teamsters now represents nearly all of the 12,600 UPS Freight drivers and dockworkers eligible to join the union, announced Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa.
Nearly 100 workers in Nebraska, Maryland and Kansas recently signed authorization cards to become Teamsters. In Omaha, Neb., 55 workers represented by Local 554 recently ratified their first-ever contract unanimously. The Federalsburg, Md., and Wichita, Kan., workers will be holding ratification votes soon.
The Teamsters’ ‘Drive Up Standards’ campaign to organize private school bus and transit workers nationwide has reached a major milestone, organizing 20,000 FirstGroup workers since the campaign began in 2006.
The Teamsters now represent more than 30,000 FirstGroup and First Transit workers nationwide. FirstGroup is the parent company of First Student, which serves many school districts nationwide. FirstGroup is the third largest Teamster employer.
It has been a great start to the school year for the School Bus campaign! In September, we’ve had six victories from Alabama to Minnesota. And we have a number of elections this month that will add to our victories list!
After enduring anti-union tactics and workers' rights violations for nearly three years, school bus drivers, mechanics and aides with Durham School Services in Elgin have succeeded in ratifying their first Teamster contract.
TeamsterSheriff’s deputies and jailers in Crawford County, Iowa have voted overwhelmingly to join the Teamsters. The election took place on Aug. 27th; the result was a vote of 12-1. There are 13 workers in the bargaining unit and they are represented by Teamsters Local 554 in Omaha, Nebraska.
James Sheard, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 554, said deputies and jailers heard from other law enforcement officers who are already Teamsters about the benefits of being in a union.
Nearly 200 workers who deliver products to Dunkin’ Donuts stores in New England voted to join Local 25 in Boston.
On August 11 and 12, the drivers and helpers at Northeast DCP in Bellingham, Massachusetts voted 100 to 78 to join Local 25. There are 194 workers in the bargaining unit. The drivers deliver all types of items to the stores, including the donut dough, furniture, coffee and coffee syrup, coffee machines, ad displays and other items.