Cheryl Orzech had come a long way. The 17-year school bus driver was a driver for Durham School Services, until she was fired for working to form a union with the Teamsters.
Hot off the presses – read the latest issue of our Drive Up Standards newsletter! In this issue: the 2012 Teamsters School Bus Workers Congress; organizing victories at Alpha School Bus; Georgia school bus workers fight for earned unemployment benefits; and more.
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(WASHINGTON) – The men and women who transport schoolchildren for Illinois Central School Bus in University Park, Ill., have voted, 50-35, in favor of Teamster representation. The 97 new members of Teamsters Local 777 in Lyons, Ill., join a recent wave of workers voting to become Teamsters at the company. Read more.
School bus drivers in Michigan, if you’ve heard attack ads that say Proposal 2 eliminates safety rules for school bus drivers, don’t believe it! Prop. 2 is a law that protects collective bargaining and protects workers. Watch this video to learn about Prop. 2. Voting yes on Prop. 2 = supporting working families!
National Express Group, parent company to Durham in the U.S. and Stock in Canada, has had its advertisements banned after complaints it degraded women. Read more.