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West Palm Beach Sysco Drivers Ratify First Contract

On April 15, 2016 Sysco Drivers in West Palm Beach Florida voted for Teamster representation and now exactly one year to the day later they voted to ratify their first contract. They embarked on this journey seeking fair treatment and respect in the workplace and today they have that in the form of a new […]

Teamsters Win Court Decision Against AmeriJet

11th Circuit Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Union (WASHINGTON) – A three-judge panel for the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that Amerijet must follow a district court order to arbitrate labor disputes with Teamsters who are temporarily based in the Caribbean. This decision is the latest in a series of legal […]

FreshPoint Drivers Say Yes to Teamster Representation

The voting began Thursday night at 11pm and on Friday morning August 26th, when the votes were counted, Teamsters Local 769 had 101 new brothers and sisters. FreshPoint is North America’s largest exclusively owned produce distributor and a division of Sysco Corporation. They boast about their commitment to their customers but as with many produce […]

Fleet Mechanics at Sysco in West Palm Beach Win BIG!

On Thursday August 18, 2016 Fleet Mechanics at the West Palm Beach Florida Sysco Foods facility voted unanimously for Teamster representation. Their victory came less than 6 months after drivers at the same facility had voted to join Teamsters Local 769. In recent years, Sysco has been mistreating its workers nationwide. While increasing its profits […]

Teamsters Local 769 Nails Enterprise Rent-A-Car for Back Dues

   A rental car company waited too long to challenge an order that it reimburse a labor organization out of its own funds for union dues that should have been deducted from employee paychecks, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held ( Enterprise Leasing Co. of Fla., LLC v. NLRB, 2016 […]

Drivers at Sysco SEF Vote for Teamster Representation

  In a major victory, Sysco workers in West Palm Beach voted to join Teamsters Local 769 in Miami. With 84 drivers in the bargaining unit, the vote for Teamster representation was 66 to 15, an 81.5-percent margin of victory. “Today, the drivers at Sysco in West Palm Beach stood strong and united and took a […]

First Transit Para-transit Drivers WIN!

  Workers at First Transit in Broward County  voted by an overwhelming 82.5% for Teamster representation on Friday April 8th, 2016. The bargaining unit, which consist of nearly 120 para-transit drivers, is contracted by Broward County to provide services to primarily elderly and special needs citizens who need transportation to medical appointments, shopping and other […]

Drivers at Keolis Ratify First Contract

This past November, 76 bus drivers at Keolis Transit America Inc. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida voted unanimously to become members of Teamsters Local 769. On Friday September 18, 2015 our new Teamsters brothers and sisters ratified their first contract. Among the list of improvements in their new collective bargaining agreement are improved seniority rights,  a new grievance […]

AmeriJet Crew Update

Teamsters Local 769-Supreme Court Update (9.1.15) As many of you are aware, we have had multiple grievances tied into our ongoing matters in the Federal Court of the United States, including but not limited to Port of Spain.  The position of the Union has been the same since day one and that is the following – “open […]

Victory for Dispatchers and Mechanics of Keolis Transit

Congratulation to our newest brothers and sisters! Today, May 6, 2015,  the Dispatchers and Mechanics of Keolis Transit America Inc. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida unanimous voted “YES” to join our Brothers and Sisters at Teamsters Local 769. The election was conducted by the National Labor relation Board. Six months earlier, on November 6, 2014, the Drivers at Keolis […]