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Worcester School Bus Drivers and Monitors Ratify Teamsters Contract

(WORCESTER, Mass.) — On Aug. 30, Teamsters Local 170 members that work as Special Education Drivers & Monitors at Durham School Services approved an agreement with the company after nine months of negotiations and the threat of a strike, which would have affected 12,000 students in the City of Worcester. The agreement, which covers approximately 130 workers, was ratified by more than a 90 percent margin.

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Workers at Durham School Services in Metropolis, Ill. Join Teamsters

(METROPOLIS, Ill.) – After a nine month organizing campaign, drivers and monitors at Durham School Services in Metropolis, Ill. have voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local 50. The 37 workers transport the students in Massac Unit School District Number One, which covers Metropolis and surrounding areas.

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Teamsters Win Pay Raises for North Carolina School Workers and Bus Drivers

On July 1, school support personnel throughout North Carolina received the largest state legislated pay increase in eight years.  The state budget also included a $16.8 million provision dedicated to raising the average rate of pay for school bus drivers. The increases come after several years of intense lobbying by Teamsters Local 391.

Teamsters Local 179 Bus Driver, Monitor Save Children from Fire

May 22, 2017 was just a normal day for Bus Driver Monica Lally and Monitor Joyce Marfell. They were on their way to Patterson Elementary School, transporting four students as they normally do. But then, disaster struck unexpectedly.

Teamsters Local 853 Make History at First Transit

Workers at First Transit, Inc. in Redwood City, California who are members of Teamsters Local 853, ratified a first contract on May 11. The contract, which covers Dispatchers and Supervisors, is the first of its kind for the Teamsters Union. 

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