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Photos from General Membership Meeting — February 11, 2018

Photos from General Membership Meeting — February 11, 2018

February 14, 2018 This Sunday was arguably the best General Membership Meeting we’ve had in a while, as we celebrated multiple life-changing victories by Local 174 and its proud members, especially at APP, First Student, and HERC. The meeting began with the swearing-in of one of the largest groups of new Initiates we have ever had — with […]

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Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 George Cavano Annual Scholarship Fund

Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 George Cavano Annual Scholarship Fund

February 12, 2018 Applications are now open for the Teamsters Local 174 George Cavano Annual Scholarship Fund! View the requirements and criteria, application, and essay question by clicking here. The application deadline is April 13, 2018.  

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School Bus Drivers Ratify New Agreement That Ends 9-day Strike

School Bus Drivers Ratify New Agreement That Ends 9-day Strike

February 10, 2018 By a 97% Margin, Contract Ratification Brings Expanded Healthcare and Pension to Drivers and Their Families, Allowing Yellow Bus Service to Resume on Monday Teamster Local 174 members who drive school buses for the Seattle School District met at the Union Hall this morning to vote on a fully-recommended agreement. The agreement […]

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Tentative Agreement Reached Between First Student and Teamsters Local 174

Tentative Agreement Reached Between First Student and Teamsters Local 174

After meeting with a federal mediator, Teamsters Local 174 Secretary-Treasurer Rick Hicks and First Student Senior Director Kim Mingo released the following statement regarding transportation for Seattle Public Schools: “We are pleased to announce that First Student and Teamsters Local 174 leadership have come to terms on a fully-recommended tentative agreement. We are confident that […]

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IBT News: UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters Taking Active Role As Negotiations Set to Resume February 19

IBT News: UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters Taking Active Role As Negotiations Set to Resume February 19

February 8, 2018 As the Teamsters National UPS and UPS Freight Negotiating Committees prepare to resume contract negotiations on February 19, members are continuing to take an active role and asking questions. More than 20,000 Teamsters joined the UPS and UPS Freight contract negotiations update call on January 28, and scores of members left questions […]

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In Burst of Momentum from Seattle Education Association Support, First Student Agrees to Meet with Teamsters

In Burst of Momentum from Seattle Education Association Support, First Student Agrees to Meet with Teamsters

February 7, 2018 As hundreds of teachers, parents, and educators descend on the First Student picket lines, First Student has finally reached out to the Teamsters and a meeting will be taking place tomorrow, February 8, 2018. We are hopeful that this meeting will bring us closer to a resolution to this strike. Meanwhile, the […]

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As First Student Drivers Continue to Strike, Teamsters Local 174 Calls on Seattle School District to Fine First Student As Promised

As First Student Drivers Continue to Strike, Teamsters Local 174 Calls on Seattle School District to Fine First Student As Promised

Seattle School District Fines Would Help Resolve Strike Quickly February 6, 2018 On October 31, 2017, Seattle Public Schools Assistant Superintendent for Operations Pegi McEvoy sent a letter to First Student making it clear that in the event a labor dispute caused First Student to miss bus routes, Seattle Public Schools would be fining them […]

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“Be Brave. We Hope You Win”: With the Backing of the Community, Seattle School Bus Driver Strike Continues Into Third Day

“Be Brave. We Hope You Win”: With the Backing of the Community, Seattle School Bus Driver Strike Continues Into Third Day

February 5, 2018 First Student school bus drivers for the Seattle School District are still on an Unfair Labor Practice strike today, as First Student continues to refuse to provide adequate, affordable healthcare. The strike has been hard on all involved, but none more so than the drivers themselves, who have been spending their days […]

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First Student School Bus Drivers for Seattle School District Will Be On Unfair Labor Practice Strike February 1

First Student School Bus Drivers for Seattle School District Will Be On Unfair Labor Practice Strike February 1

Teamsters Local 174 and First Student Unable to Reach Deal after First Student Continues to Ignore Drivers’ Needs and Refuses to Resolve Unfair Labor Practices January 30, 2018 Beginning Thursday morning, February 1, Teamsters Local 174 school bus drivers at First Student in Seattle will be on Unfair Labor Practice strike. The strike by the […]

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Teamsters Local 174 Members at APP Ratify Groundbreaking First Contract, Averting Potential Strike

Teamsters Local 174 Members at APP Ratify Groundbreaking First Contract, Averting Potential Strike

January 27, 2018 96% Margin of Ratification as 3-year Agreement Delivers on Tankhaul Drivers’ Wish List In an incredible and hard-won victory, a group of 90 fuel delivery truck drivers at APP/World Fuel Services voted tonight to approve a new three-year agreement with their employer. The contract victory comes over a year after the drivers […]

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Teamsters, UPS Wrap Up First Week of Contract Negotiations

Teamsters, UPS Wrap Up First Week of Contract Negotiations

January 25, 2018 The Teamsters National Negotiating Committee wrapped up the first week of negotiations today after both sides exchanged initial UPS and UPS Freight contract proposals. “This week was for both sides to present their initial non-economic proposals and for both parties to ask questions about their intent,” said Denis Taylor, Director of the […]

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National Master UPS Agreement: Teamsters Present Initial UPS and UPS Freight Contract Proposals to Company

National Master UPS Agreement: Teamsters Present Initial UPS and UPS Freight Contract Proposals to Company

January 22, 2018 The Teamsters National Negotiating Committee presented the union’s initial UPS and UPS Freight contract proposals to the company today, marking the start of negotiations. These are the initial contract proposals and are subject to change during negotiations. View the UPS contract proposal here. View the UPS Freight contract proposal here. If you […]

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