(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.External Link
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!External Link
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.External Link
Watch this great video of Illinois school bus drivers and attendants with Alpha School Bus. It was shot moments after the school bus workers learned they’d won their union election to become members of Teamsters Local 777.External Link
(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.External Link
In this report, NBC Bay Area revisits its investigation into school bus safety at Durham School Services. Watch the video here.External Link
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.External Link
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.External Link