(ANN ARBOR, Mich.) – More than 200 Durham School Services drivers and monitors have voted overwhelmingly to become members of Teamsters Local 243 in Plymouth Township, Michigan. The workers are responsible for transporting Ann Arbor Public Schools students.External Link
(ALBANY, N.Y.) – Drivers and Monitors in Albany, N.Y. have voted by a two-to-one margin to become members of Teamsters Local 294. The 172 drivers and monitors transport students for the Albany City School District.External Link
(CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.) – School bus drivers and monitors who work at Durham School Services here voted last night to join Teamsters Local 327. The 269 workers will join thousands of other Durham employees nationwide already represented by the Teamsters.External Link
Hear from Teamster school bus and transit workers across the country! Read the latest issue of the Drive Up Standards newsletter, by and for Teamsters, here.
It has been nearly a year since General President James P. Hoffa announced the creation of the newest trade division in the International Brotherhood of Teamsters - the Passenger Transportation Division. As Secretary-Treasurer of Local 572 and Western Region International Vice President, I have seen the growth of Teamster power in this industry, and as the Director of the Passenger Transportation Division, I am committed to using that power to benefit each and every one of our members.
(SUDBURY, Mass.) Workers with First Student have overwhelmingly decided to join Teamsters Local 170 in a vote conducted by the National Labor Relations Board.External Link
(SOUTH EASTON, Mass.) – After a three-year fight for representation, drivers and monitors with Massachusetts’s North River Collaborative have officially gained recognition as members of Teamsters Local 653 in South Easton, Mass. The 108 workers transport students with special needs and are based in Abington and Rockland.External Link
Teamster Local 174 members who drive school buses for the Seattle School District met at the Union Hall this morning to vote on a fully-recommended agreement.External Link
(CHICAGO, Illinois) –Bus drivers and monitors in Chicago, Ill. voted unanimously to ratify their first union contract with First Student as members of Teamsters Local 777. The agreement covers approximately 115 workers and provides annual improvements throughout the life of the contract, which expires June 30, 2021.External Link
There are many parts of First Student school bus drivers’ new union contract that excite 11-year bus driver Sammie Sledge. Not least among them: Super Bowl Sunday is now a paid holiday.External Link