(WASHINGTON) – School bus drivers and monitors with Illinois Central School Bus in Waukegan, Ill., have voted to join Teamsters Local 777 in Lyons, Ill., standing strong throughout a hard-fought campaign for respect and justice from the employer.
In this report, NBC Bay Area revisits its investigation into school bus safety at Durham School Services. Watch the video here.
Jim Schroeder is a bus driver and a retired school psychologist. Jim was recently terminated from his job as a Durham school bus driver in Spokane, Wash., after he came to the aid of a kindergartener who was being bullied by another child on his bus.
Hear compelling stories from Teamster school bus drivers who spoke at the 2012 Teamsters School Bus Workers Congress in Chicago. Speakers include Corlene Isaac with STA in Jacksonville, Fla., Jerome Irwin from First Student in Savannah, Ga., and Martha Swiatkowski with Baumann Bus on Long Island, N.Y.
Teamster school bus workers recently ratified an historic School Bus Workers’ Bill of Rights. Teamster school bus workers unanimously ratified this document at the 2012 Teamsters School Bus Workers’ Congress in Chicago. We hope school bus workers will share this important document with their coworkers and join us in the fight to make these rights a reality. Click here to read the Bill of Rights.
School bus drivers with First Student in Wayland, Mass., have voted overwhelmingly, 13-2, in favor of joining Teamsters Local 170 in Worchester, Mass. There are 17 drivers in the bargaining unit. Read more.