School bus drivers with Eastern Bus Company in Newton, Mass., have voted by more than a 4-1 margin to join Teamsters Local 25 in Boston. The 34 drivers united for respect, fairness and consistency in their working conditions.
On May 9, Teamsters and our global trade union allies rallied for school bus workers’ rights outside the National Express annual general meeting in London.
Forget the bus, bosses at National Express need to get on a plane. Today's AGM promises some fireworks with demonstrations planned from the main union (the Teamsters) representing drivers of those iconic yellow school buses used in the US.
(LONDON) – Teamster school bus drivers and representatives from the United States and Canada called on National Express Group PLC (NEX: LN), a large multinational corporation, to honor and respect the rights of its North American workers at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held today in London.
Employees of Durham Bus Services in the US have been trying to join the Teamsters union. But the company, owned by National Express in the UK, is actively resisting their right to join a union. A RadioLabour interview with Louis Malizia, the Assistant Director of the Capital Strategies Department of the Teamsters.
School bus drivers and monitors with Alpha School Bus in Crestwood, Ill., have ratified their first three-year agreement by a nearly unanimous vote. The contract improves working conditions and secures job protections for more than 270 drivers and monitors, who are members of Teamsters Local 777 in Lyons, Ill.