Local 150

Teamsters complete Southport Levee Improvement Project

Local 150’s Construction Division has completed the work on the Sacramento Southport Levee Improvement Project, providing flood protection to the City of Sacramento.

Starting with three Teamster drivers, AECOM began work on this project in 2017. Until the project was completed late last year, Local 150 members placed approximately 20,000 linear feet of setback levee, with 3 breaches of existing levee and breaches varied in length from 1,100-1,400 feet. All told, members ran  38 Articulated Dump Trucks and three Water Trucks These members worked six days a week March through November,

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ABG members stand strong for good contract

 

The members of Teamsters Local 150 who work at Avis Budget Group (ABG) recently ratified their richest contract ever—in Sacramento and perhaps in the nation.  “The Vehicle Service Agents (VSAs) are a strong and unified group at the Sacramento International Airport who were determined and fearless when it came to the negotiations,” says Business Agent Nancy Jones.

The negotiating process with the company began in a rather heated style, but neither Jones nor long-time Shop Stewards Kenny Peel or Salesh Prasad were willing to tolerate any antics.

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