We’re excited to announce that we’re voting in our Teamster election at Durham in Albuquerque, N.M., on Friday, Oct. 26! We work at two yards and there are about 200 drivers and attendants. Thanks to all our fellow drivers and attendants for your support as we get ready to vote Teamsters!
"The Union Edge" radio program interviews Teamsters Local 777's Jim Glimco and Elizabeth Gonzalez on the success of the Teamsters' school bus campaign, the recent organizing win at Alpha School Bus and more. Listen here.External Link
Teamsters bus drivers rally and win in Chicago. Watch the clip, here.
Teamster school bus workers fight for rights by raising standards. Watch the clip, here.External Link
(CHICAGO) – Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa addressed an historic gathering of hundreds of Teamster local unions and school bus members today in Chicago at the 2012 Teamsters School Bus Workers Congress.External Link
Drivers and bus aides at Alpha School Bus Co. in Crestwood have voted to be represented by Local 777 of the Teamsters, the union said Friday. Read more.External Link
(Crestwood, Ill.) – The men and women who transport schoolchildren for Alpha School Bus in Crestwood, Ill., have voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local 777 in Lyons, Ill., after a hard-fought campaign to win respect, better school bus safety and working conditions at the company. There are 270 drivers and attendants in the bargaining unit. Read more.External Link
School bus workers and Teamsters rally at Alpha. View the video here.External Link
On Thursday, union members in black T-shirts reading “The wheels on the bus go union now” took part in what the Teamsters termed a “Rally for Respect.” Held outside Crestwood’s Standard Bank Stadium, at 140th Street and Kenton Avenue, the gathering was within sight of Alpha School Bus Co.’s offices, which have been a target of the union’s organizing campaign.External Link
(Crestwood, Ill.) – School bus drivers and attendants with Alpha School Bus joined today with hundreds of Teamsters, political, religious and community supporters, at a “Rally for Respect.”External Link