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
(WRIGHT CITY, Mo.) – With more than 85 percent of the bargaining unit participating in the election, drivers and monitors at Durham School Services in Wright City, Mo. have voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local 610.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.
Workers with Student Transportation of America (STA) have overwhelmingly decided to join Teamsters Local 633 in a vote conducted by the National Labor Relations Board.
School bus monitors working for Niagara Falls Coach Lines have voted to ratify their first contract with Teamsters Local 264. The final margin was 36-2 in favor of implementing the new collective bargaining agreement.External Link