Great news – Assembly Bill 214 in the Nevada State Legislature has become law! Last night, Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo signed the Bill into law, which strengthens safety measures for transit workers by expanding the state’s public transit agency advisory board with 2 labor representatives. In addition, this expansion ensures that the workers have a seat at the table when it comes to addressing worker issues that may arise. We’re thankful to Assemblymember Natha Anderson (who is in the included photo with Local 533 President Gary Watson),... Read more »
Fighting for the Teamster drivers and the California driving public, Teamsters from Joint Councils 7 and 42 came together in force on January 30 at the state Capitol to demand that the legislature take action to mandate a human operator on all autonomous vehicles (AVs) over 10,000 pounds. Nearly 300 Teamsters were joined by the California Labor Federation and other union members to say, loud and clear, “No AVs without human operators!” Assemblymembers Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters) and Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale) introduced a bill (AB316) meeting that demand.... Read more »
The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is open now for applications. The fund awards $1,000 to $10,000 to high school seniors planning to attend a four-year college or university, and $500 to $2,000 for use at community colleges or trade schools. The scholarships are available to the sons, daughters, and financial dependents of Teamster members—including BLET, BMWED, and GCC members.
Deadline: March 1, 2023
For more information, visit www.jrhmsf.org... Read more »