(SAN FRANCISCO) — Teamsters led an action in the Castro section of the city today to protest working conditions for high-tech bus drivers. The 600 members of Teamsters Local 853 are seeking a secure retirement and fair contract.
(SAN FRANCISCO) — Negotiations for a contract covering Teamster drivers in Silicon Valley will get under way this week. The drivers operate shuttle buses transporting employees for Apple, Facebook and Twitter, among other high-tech companies.
(SAN FRANCISCO) –– Teamster shuttle bus drivers safely navigated through an apparent pellet gun attack on commuter shuttle buses this week along Highway 280. Buses sustained damage in the attack, but there were no reported injuries to the drivers or passengers.
(SAN FRANCISCO) –– California Teamsters are applauding the passage of legislation by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors this week that will create a permitting process for delivery robots.
(OAKLAND, Calif.) – Commuter shuttle drivers for Amazon chose Teamster representation today via card-check agreement. The approximately 40 drivers are employed by Amazon contractor WeDriveU in Santa Clara and South San Francisco to transport Amazon staff.
(SAN FRANCISCO) –– The Teamsters Union applauds the passage of a commuter shuttle policy by the Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) that will enhance safety and transportation planning. The policy will benefit transit and shuttle passengers, as well as thousands of Teamster drivers who operate tech commuter shuttles in the county.
(SAN FRANCISCO) – San Francisco commuter shuttle drivers for Chariot, a jitney service owned by Ford Motor Company, chose Teamsters representation today via card-check agreement.
(SAN FRANCISCO) – More than 130 commuter shuttle drivers with Chariot will have the opportunity to vote for Teamster representation in the coming weeks, after the union officially filed for an election.