May 19, 2011: The Independent Review Board (IRB) has completed an extensive investigation into corruption in Los Angeles Local 630 and recommended a trusteeship and charges against three officials.
Local Union Reform
April 26, 2011: The top two officials of a Fullerton-based Teamsters Union affiliate quit while under investigation for financial improprieties, The Register has learned.
March 25, 2011: Teamster school bus drivers are organizing for change in New York Local 854—including at Outstanding Transport where for years the company has gotten away with paying drivers no overtime pay and paying bus aides less than the minimum wage.
February 18, 2011: Rank and file leaders in Local 901 have won a federal court injunction returning them to full membership and their steward positions.
February 18, 2010: Labor and community supporters are rallying to protect good jobs and quality bus service in Vermont.
December 20, 2010: Cincinnati members have voted for a new team to lead their local.
December 20, 2010: Teamster bus drivers in Vermont are reaching out to the riding public to win a contract that improves conditions for both drivers and passengers.
December 13, 2010: A former secretary-treasurer for a local Teamsters Union has pleaded guilty to embezzling union funds over a three-year period, the U.S. Attorney's office said Friday.
December 2, 2010: Bus drivers and mechanics employed by the Chittenden County Transportation Authority or CCTA are working without a new contract that's because the two sides seem to be miles apart.
November 12, 2010: Teamster bus drivers in Burlington, Vt. are uniting with the riding public to win a contract that improves the CCTA for drivers and passengers.