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2010-03-05 11:28:00

Teamsters Now Represent Nearly All Eligible UPS Freight Workers WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UPS Freight workers in LaCrosse, Wis., unanimously voted to ratify their first-ever contract as Teamsters.

2010-03-04 11:23:00

Drivers, Mechanics and Dispatchers Unite for Respect and Fairness WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Student drivers, mechanics and dispatchers in Berlin, Vermont, have voted overwhelmingly, 41-6, in favor of representation by Teamsters Local 597 in South Barre.

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.

2010-02-25 15:35:00

Kansas City School Bus Drivers and Monitors Unite, Send Strong Message to Company WASHINGTON, Feb.

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.

2010-02-12 13:57:00

Workers At Airports Across the Country Take Crucial Step For A Brighter Future WASHINGTON, Feb.

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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.