(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.
Everyone has heard about the protests around the Google shuttles that carry workers at the tech giant from homes in San Francisco to offices in the Silicon Valley suburbs, but there’s more to the story.
(OAKLAND, Calif.) – Teamsters Local 853 is now the union representative for shuttle bus drivers working at WeDriveU, after workers there chose the union. The contractor supplies drivers for tech companies like LinkedIn and Twitter.
(SAN FRANCISCO) –– A federal judge has approved a $27 million monetary settlement in a class-action lawsuit against Lyft, after Teamsters and Lyft drivers filed legal objections to a preliminary settlement of $12.5 million, calling it “insufficient.”
(SAN FRANCISCO) – Teamsters who work for WeDriveU, a bus contractor for Salesforce in San Francisco, Calif., ratified a strong first contract this weekend that continued the trend of raising standards across the tech industry for bus drivers.
(SAN FRANCISCO) –– Lyft drivers, the Uber Lyft Teamsters Rideshare Alliance (ULTRA), Teamsters Joint Council 7 and Teamsters Joint Council 42 have filed legal objections to a class-action lawsuit settlement which would continue to misclassify Lyft employees in California as independent contractors.