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2010-04-27 13:50:00

First Student Workers Across the State Unite with Teamsters Local 633 WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a week-long sprint that included five elections covering 16 bargaining units, First Student workers throughout New Hampshire have voted to join Teamsters Local 633 in Manchester.

2010-04-22 10:15:00

U.S. District Court Decision Saves 325 Jobs in Four Cities WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters today hailed a decision by a federal judge in Milwaukee that Frontier Airlines and its parent company must restore mechanic and stock-clerk work to union employees.

2010-04-16 13:58:00

First Student Workers Continue to Drive Up Standards in New England WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- School bus drivers, monitors and mechanics with First Student in Merrimac, Mass.

2010-04-14 16:58:00

CHARLESTOWN, Mass., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking to his supporters at the Teamsters Local 25 Hall in Charlestown, a very upbeat and visibly pleased President Sean O'Brien, said, "Today, the House of Representatives took a courageous and significant step towards putting people back to work in Massachusetts." He continued, "On behalf of the 11,000 members of Teamsters Local 25, I want to both congratulate and thank Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo and his leadership team for standing up...

2010-04-13 14:37:00

East Aurora First Student Drivers and Aides Unite for a Better Workplace WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- School bus drivers and aides with First Student in East Aurora, New York, have voted to become members of Teamsters Local 264 in Cheektowaga.

2010-03-31 16:09:00

Illinois School Bus Workers Seek Fair Treatment, Improved Working Conditions WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- School bus drivers and monitors with First Student in South Holland, Illinois, have voted to join Teamsters Local 777 in Brookfield.

2010-03-29 13:01:00

School Bus Drivers and Monitors Seek Fairness and Respect WASHINGTON, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Student school bus drivers and monitors in Highland, Illinois, have voted to join the Teamsters Union.

2010-03-23 15:43:00

Job Losses, Higher Costs for Working Families Would Result WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Teamsters from throughout New York State rallied today at the capitol in Albany to oppose to the proposed soda tax.

2010-03-19 13:43:00

Water Management Workers Rally in Response to Unfair Labor Practices CHICAGO, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 100 workers forced to take a furlough day by the City of Chicago in violation of their contract rallied in opposition outside the Department of Water Management on Friday. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) As Water Management turned workers away, claiming a "lack of work," private contractors were being paid to perform Teamster duties....

2010-03-18 16:00:00

Joint Council 7 Representatives Present Check at Offices of Special Olympics PLEASANT HILL, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, March 18, representatives from Teamsters Joint Council 7 in San Francisco donated $25,000 to the Special Olympics of Northern California.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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