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No “I” In “Team”

I have been a school bus driver in Salem, N.H., for 26 years. For 16 of those years, I have been a Teamster shop steward. It has not always been easy being a shop steward. People who have never been in a union before tend to view a union as a group of men in suits who should fight for you for any reason that comes up. We, the drivers, are the union. When experienced and new drivers come together, there is a lot to be learned from everyone involved.

Maintaining Solidarity After a Successful Election

During an organizing drive, things are not always simple, but there is one singular focus.  All you have to do is climb this one last hill, win the election together as one big unit, and all will be right with the world.

First Student School Bus Workers Choose Teamsters

First Student school bus drivers and monitors in Adrian, Mich., have voted to join Teamsters Local 1038 in Detroit. There are 29 drivers and monitors in the bargaining unit.

Be Kind to Those Who Fix Our Brakes

School bus mechanics play a critical role in keeping drivers, monitors and the students that they transport safe. In this article by Irma Robinson, a Teamster driver with Local 633 in New Hampshire, we see just how important it is to appreciate our mechanics!  Read Irma’s story here.

Top 10 Back To School Tips

Here are some back to school driving tips from Vera Nowling-Driggers, a school bus driver and Teamsters Local 991 member in Santa  Rosa County, Fla.