(SAVANNAH, Ga.) – First Student drivers, monitors and technicians who provide school bus service to Georgia’s Chatham County schools have ratified a new contract that provides summer pay. The workers voted overwhelmingly, 117 to 4, on Sun., March 1 to ratify the agreement.External Link
(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) – Teamster school bus drivers and monitors with Durham School Services were joined by members of the British Parliament, labor and faith leaders, community members and Teamsters representatives Wednesday night at a community forum on the state of Shelby County, Tenn., student transportation.External Link
British members of Parliament, Ian Lavery and Jim Sheridan, are meeting with Teamster school bus drivers in Charleston, S.C. and Memphis, Tenn., this week to learn about their concerns with school bus safety and workplace practices at Durham School Services, their employer. Read more, here.
(CHARLESTON, S.C.) – Teamster school bus drivers and monitors were joined by members of the British Parliament, parents, community, political and faith leaders, as well as representatives from Teamsters Local 509 at tonight’s Community Forum on School Bus Transportation, hosted by S.C. state representatives Wendell Gilliard and David Mack.External Link
After repeatedly ignoring determinations by the National Labor Relations Board, Chicago school bus company Latino Express is approaching its final stop on a four-year campaign of worker mistreatment and wage theft. To read more, click here.External Link
Martin Murphy, a bus driver from the United Kingdom, recently brought a message of global solidarity to the United States. Murphy is the recipient of 2014 Steve Edwards Award. Read more here.
Stop! Do not enter that supervisor’s office without first speaking with your union steward about your rights.
The Teamsters Union fully supports its sister union, Unite the Union, and the more than 27,000 London bus workers taking part in a 24-hour strike today to end unfair pay disparities at 18 of the city’s bus companies. The workers are seeking a single agreement covering their pay, terms and conditions.
Hear from Teamster school bus workers across the country! Read the latest issue of the Drive Up Standards newsletter, by and for Teamsters, here.
(BALTIMORE) –– First Student school bus drivers and monitors who transport children attending Baltimore City Public Schools have voted to join Teamsters Local 570 in Baltimore. The 113 school bus workers work out of First Student yards in Baltimore and Severn, Md., and joined the union seeking respect, fair pay and dignity at work.External Link