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Election in Middletown, N.Y., scheduled June 18, 2015. Soon STA drivers will have the opportunity to address the lack of respect in Middletown with fair wages, better benefits and seniority.

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First Transit Drivers at Disney Choose Teamsters Union

(WASHINGTON) – First Transit drivers who transport tourists and employees to and from Disneyland amusement parks in Anaheim, Calif., have voted to join Teamsters Local 952 in Orange, Calif., seeking respect, fair wages and better working conditions at the company. There are 127 workers in the bargaining unit.

The workers stood strong and united during their campaign to win Teamsters representation. Terry Goldman, a First Transit driver at Disney, helped lead organizing efforts for the unit by educating his coworkers on the value of Teamsters representation.

Teamsters Join Community Leaders, Shareholders In Calling For Independent Monitoring Program At National Express AGM

(LONDON) – Today, the Teamsters Union and other institutional shareholders, along with community, faith and global labor representatives spoke at the National Express Group (NEX: LON) Annual General Meeting (AGM) in London. They spoke in support of an independent monitoring program at the company’s U.S. school bus subsidiary, Durham School Services.

’Mind the Gap’ for School Bus Workers at National Express

“I’m here to support Resolution 22 and ask shareholders for their serious consideration. This is about children on buses. This is about their safety. It’s about their sense of well -being as well as that of the workers themselves.

NAACP Leader, Member Of Parliment Meet To Discuss Human Rights Concerns At National Express Group

(LONDON) – Doreen Lawrence, Baroness of Clarendon and a member of Britain’s House of Lords, met today with Dot Scott, president of the Charleston, S.C., chapter of the NAACP, on issues concerning civil rights, human rights and workplace conditions at Durham School Services in the United States. Durham is the school bus subsidiary of United Kingdom-based National Express Group PLC (NEX: LON) and the second-largest school bus transportation company in the U.S.

Teamsters Applaud Report By Members Of Parliament On Conditions At National Express Group PLC

(WASHINGTON) – A report released today by two Members of United Kingdom’s Parliament, Ian Lavery and Jim Sheridan, reveals serious labor rights violations at National Express Group PLC (LON: NEX) operations in the United States. The report’s recommendations support a Teamster-sponsored shareholder resolution that will be voted on at the company’s annual general meeting of shareholders on May 6 in London.

First Transit Workers At Auburn University Choose Teamsters Local 612

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) – Drivers and mechanics with First Transit in Auburn, Ala., have voted by an overwhelming 3-1 margin in favor of Teamsters representation. The 116 workers, who provide transportation services for students at Auburn University, chose to join Teamsters Local 612 in Birmingham, Ala., seeking respect, fair pay and improved working conditions.