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
(CINCINNATI) –Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa called on hundreds of Teamsters to get out the vote on Nov. 6 and do their part to protect the middle class during a rally today at a First Student yard in Cincinnati, Ohio.External Link
”The Union Edge” radio program interviews Teamster partners in the global fight for school bus workers’ rights—Bobby Morton of Unite the Union, and Mac Urata, with the International Transport Workers’ Federation in the United Kingdom. Listen here.External Link
Join the Teamsters text messaging network. Text “BUS” to 86466 to get the latest news and information that’s important to you and your coworkers. Standard message and data rates from your carrier may apply.
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.