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2010-03-01 11:31:00

Michael Filler's Appointment Gives Teamsters Important Voice on Council WASHINGTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama has appointed Michael Filler, Director of the Teamsters Public Services Division, to serve on the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Filler's appointment gives the Teamsters an important voice on the council, which is tasked with advising the president on matters involving...

2010-03-01 11:30:00

First Student Drivers Latest Group in New England to Choose Teamsters WASHINGTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Student school bus drivers in Duxbury, Massachusetts, are the latest group of school bus workers to join the Teamsters Union in New England. The workers voted 19-5 to join Teamsters Local 653 in South Easton, Massachusetts. There are 24 workers in the bargaining unit. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "When you feel backed into a corner,...

2010-02-25 15:35:00

Kansas City School Bus Drivers and Monitors Unite, Send Strong Message to Company WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- School bus drivers and monitors with Durham School Services in Kansas City, Missouri, have voted overwhelmingly, 203-63, to join Teamsters Local 838, sending a strong message to the company that they are standing united for safety, respect and proper treatment on the job. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "I am so happy about this....

2010-02-22 09:42:00

First Student Drivers and Monitors Unite to Drive Up Standards WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Student school bus drivers and monitors in Council Bluffs, Iowa, have voted to join the Teamsters Union, seeking respect, fair wages and affordable health care. There are 83 workers in the bargaining unit. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "We are so pumped. I can't tell you how happy we are," said Ariel Bloom, a 10-year driver in Council...

2010-02-12 13:57:00

Workers At Airports Across the Country Take Crucial Step For A Brighter Future WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By an overwhelming margin, nearly 8,000 fleet service workers at Continental Airlines at airports across the country have voted to join the Teamsters, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa announced Friday. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "This is a great day for the Teamsters and for the fleet service workers at Continental," Hoffa...

2010-02-12 12:28:00

School Bus Workers Unite for Improvements in Workplace WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- School bus drivers with First Student in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, have voted to join Teamsters Local 251 in East Providence. The drivers came together seeking respect, better wages, affordable health care and a voice on the job. There are 33 workers in the bargaining unit. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "It's excellent that we finally have a say," said...

2010-02-11 08:54:00

Teamsters Union is Encouraged by the Additional Investment WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union is extremely supportive of the financing YRCW [Nasdaq: YRCW] announced today to refinance the remaining bonds that did not exchange in last month's exchange offer. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "We worked very hard to make sure that Wall Street greed and unregulated financial instruments like credit default swaps did not take...

2010-01-20 16:38:00

School Bus Workers Unite for Respect, Better Workplace WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The men and women who transport students for First Student in Dover, New Hampshire, have voted overwhelmingly, 26-0, to join Teamsters Local 633 in Manchester. The drivers are looking forward to negotiating a Teamster contract to gain respect, better wages, and decent, affordable health care. There are 29 workers in the bargaining unit. "We're a big family. We look out for each other and...

2010-01-20 14:40:00

Teamsters Oppose 34-Hour 'Restart' As Threat To Driver Health, Public Safety WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union urged federal regulators at a hearing to reverse a Bush-era midnight regulation that increased the number of hours truckers can drive. The Teamsters have been fighting the regulation since it was first issued in 2003. It raised the number of hours truck drivers can spend behind the wheel from 10 to 11 consecutive hours each shift, and from 60 to...

2010-01-19 15:48:00

First Student Workers Unite for Respect and Better Working Conditions WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Student school bus drivers in Warren, Rhode Island, voted 32-10 today to join Teamsters Local 251. There are 51 workers in the bargaining unit. "I'm thrilled with our vote. Everyone did an excellent job rallying together!" said Elizabeth Mandeville, a 15-year driver. "We're looking to get paid what we are worth, to have health insurance we can afford, and to have...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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