Teamsters Local 1932

FIRST STUDENT WORKERS OF WILL COUNTY RATIFY CONTRACT WITH TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

JOLIET, Ill., Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 200 school bus drivers and monitors at First Student have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their most recent collective bargaining agreement with the company. The workers provide student transportation for thousands of children in Will County, Ill.

Key Points: 
  • The workers provide student transportation for thousands of children in Will County, Ill.
    "These workers were ready to go on strike, but fortunately, it didn't come to that," said Tom Flynn, Teamsters Local 179 President.
  • "We were able to get these men and women the wages and benefits they deserve without interrupting service.
  • Chris Hadamik has been a First Student driver for over 20 years and she served on the negotiating committee.
  • Teamsters Local 179 represents over 3,000 members throughout Northern Illinois in construction, transportation, and a wide variety of other industries.

SUNNYSIDE SCHAUMBURG CANNABIS WORKERS JOIN TEAMSTERS LOCAL 777

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- With 97 percent of those participating voting in favor of representation, workers at the Sunnyside Dispensary in Schaumburg, Ill. have voted to join Teamsters Local 777. The facility is the first Sunnyside location to affiliate with the Teamsters Union.

Key Points: 
  • SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- With 97 percent of those participating voting in favor of representation, workers at the Sunnyside Dispensary in Schaumburg, Ill. have voted to join Teamsters Local 777.
  • "This is the third cannabis election we have won in the town of Schaumburg alone," said Jim Glimco, Local 777 President.
  • "We deserve to have a voice," said Kelly Wargo, a Wellness Advisor at the Sunnyside Schaumburg dispensary.
  • Founded in 1937, Teamsters Local 777 represents workers in a wide variety of industries throughout the Chicago area.

Horizon Air Pilots Secure Industry-Leading Agreement

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Friday, September 23, 2022

WILMINGTON, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Horizon Air pilots have ratified an amendment to their contract that includes life-changing pay and retirement benefits. Ninety-nine percent of the voting pilots, represented by the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224 (APA 1224), voted in favor of the agreement.

Key Points: 
  • WILMINGTON, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Horizon Air pilots have ratified an amendment to their contract that includes life-changing pay and retirement benefits.
  • "We knew that significant improvements were necessary for Horizon Air to attract and retain the best pilots," said APA 1224 Executive Council Chairman Henry Simkins, also a Horizon Air pilot.
  • "This agreement makes Horizon a great place to build flight time and, for some, a great place to build a career."
  • The Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224 represents the flight deck crewmembers of ABX Air, Cape Air, Horizon Air, Omni Air, and Silver Airways.

SPIN ELECTRIC SCOOTER WORKERS OF BERKELEY JOIN TEAMSTERS LOCAL 665

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Friday, September 23, 2022

BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Operations Specialists and Maintenance Specialists working for Spin electric scooters in Berkeley joined Teamsters Local 665 yesterday. The move came after the company agreed to voluntarily recognize Local 665 as the workers' collective bargaining representative via card check neutrality in a ceremony overseen by the city's mayor, Jesse Arreguín.

Key Points: 
  • BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Operations Specialists and Maintenance Specialists working for Spin electric scooters in Berkeley joined Teamsters Local 665 yesterday.
  • The move came after the company agreed to voluntarily recognize Local 665 as the workers' collective bargaining representative via card check neutrality in a ceremony overseen by the city's mayor, Jesse Arregun.
  • "The workers at Spin of San Francisco already have a great collective bargaining agreement with the Teamsters," said Tony Delorio, Local 665 Secretary-Treasurer.
  • Teamsters Local 665 represents over 5,000 members throughout the Bay Area in waste management, transportation, and a wide variety of other industries.

MAYOR ARREGUÍN TO SIGN AGREEMENT WITH SPIN ELECTRIC SCOOTERS, TEAMSTERS LOCAL 665

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, September 22 at 1:00 PM PST, Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín will sign an agreement between Spin Electric Scooters and Teamsters Local 665. The agreement will legally formalize the company's decision to voluntarily recognize the union as the exclusive collective bargaining representative for the Spin workers in the City of Berkeley.

Key Points: 
  • Workers Excited to Affiliate with Union, Bargain First Contract
    BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, September 22 at 1:00 PM PST, Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arregun will sign an agreement between Spin Electric Scooters and Teamsters Local 665.
  • The agreement will legally formalize the company's decision to voluntarily recognize the union as the exclusive collective bargaining representative for the Spin workers in the City of Berkeley.
  • Teamsters Local 665 Secretary-Treasurer Tony Delorio, Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arregun, Spin Electric Scooter company representatives
    Mayor Arregun signing agreement, company and union officials shaking hands.
  • Teamsters Local 665 represents over 5,000 members throughout the Bay Area in a wide variety of industries.

TEAMSTERS CALL ON CONGRESS TO STAND UP FOR WORKERS, PASS THE PRO ACT

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 150 Teamsters from around the U.S. ascended Capitol Hill today to meet with lawmakers and urge them to enact legislation that would rein in massive corporations like Amazon while empowering workers to join together and advocate for better wages, benefits, and working conditions.

Key Points: 
  • "Corporate control of the congressional agenda must end," said Teamsters General President Sean M. O'Brien.
  • Passage of the PRO Act and antitrust reform are important legislative steps this country needs to take now."
  • Teamsters called on senators to vote on both the PRO Act and S. 2992, the American Innovation and Choice Online Act, co-sponsored by Sens.
  • Teamsters met with the offices of more than 150 members of Congress from 35 states, urging elected officials to stand with workers.

Teamsters Make Gains by Ratifying New Concrete Agreement

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Monday, September 12, 2022

TUKWILA, Wash., Sept. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- More than a year after their contract expired, Teamsters Local 174 members in the King County concrete industry have voted to ratify a strong new agreement.

Key Points: 
  • TUKWILA, Wash., Sept. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- More than a year after their contract expired, Teamsters Local 174 members in the King County concrete industry have voted to ratify a strong new agreement.
  • The new agreement protects more than 225 concrete workers at Cadman, CalPortland, Salmon Bay Sand and Gravel, and Stoneway Concrete through 2025.
  • "Yesterday's ratification is a victory for the Teamsters, one truly earned through blood, sweat, and tears," said Local 174 Secretary-Treasurer Rick Hicks.
  • Founded in 1909, Teamsters Local 174 represents 8,600 working men and women in Seattle and the surrounding areas.

TEAMSTERS LAUNCH NEW AMAZON DIVISION

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union on Tuesday formally launched its Amazon Division, a new arm of North America's strongest union dedicated to uniting Amazon employees, securing more workplace protections in the warehouse and logistics industry, and defending workers from the unchecked exploitation of one of the world's most dangerous employers.

Key Points: 
  • Teamsters General President Sean M. O'Brien announced Randy Korgan as director of the new Amazon Division.
  • The Teamsters Union is home to 1.2 million workers, including 340,000 UPS employees, most of whom perform the same roles as Amazon workers.
  • "The Teamsters are best positioned to coordinate and secure guaranteed protections for these workers, and Amazon knows it.
  • "The new Amazon Division is ready to create and support direct action by workers across the country to beat back this corporate threat to working people."

Willig, Williams & Davidson Wins Unprecedented Victory in Teamsters Local 710 UPS PVD Arbitration

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

CHICAGO, Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- In an historic and long-awaited decision, arbitrator Gil Vernon has ruled in favor of Teamsters Local 710 in its 2017 protest against UPS's use of Personal Vehicle Drivers (PVDs) without first bargaining over their wages and other terms and conditions of employment. Lead counsel for the union was John Bielski of Willig, Williams & Davidson.

Key Points: 
  • In 2017, UPS informed Local 710 that it intended to use PVDs in the upcoming peak season.
  • In addition to the requirement to bargain over PVDs, the arbitrator also ordered UPS to provide Local 710 with comprehensive information on PVD hires.
  • Teamsters Local 710 represents more than 6,500 UPS members at 46 locations throughout Illinois, Indiana, and Iowa.
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TEAMSTERS LOCAL 186 MEMBERS RATIFY FIRST CONTRACT WITH DAIRY FARMERS OF AMERICA

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Thursday, September 1, 2022

VENTURA, Calif., Sept. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Teamsters Local 186 members voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first contract with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) on Tuesday. The 46 workers voted to organize with the union last year.

Key Points: 
  • VENTURA, Calif., Sept. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Teamsters Local 186 members voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first contract with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) on Tuesday.
  • "It was a long hard fight," said Local 186 Secretary-Treasurer Abel Garcia.
  • "In the end, the workers won and that is what matters most," said Jedediah Johnson, Local 186 Business Agent and Lead Negotiator.
  • Teamsters Local 186 represents workers in a wide variety of industries throughout Ventura County, Calif. and the surrounding communities.