LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – At approximately 3:00 am on Monday, March 27th Sysco Delivery Drivers represented by Teamsters Local 89 began an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Strike against their employer on National Turnpike.
Thanks to the combined efforts of many Teamster members in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, House Bill 135 concerning autonomous vehicles was defeated in the Senate Transportation Committee meeting last week. A last-ditch effort to attach the language to an unrelated bill on the Senate floor on the final day of the session was also defeated.
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – Approximately 190 ABM Shuttle Drivers who transport UPS employees to their job sites at UPS Worldport have joined Teamsters Local 89 in one of the largest organizing victories in Louisville’s modern history.
In addition to being a historic win due to the number of workers involved, it was also achieved in an unprecedented fashion.
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – Sysco Delivery Drivers represented by Teamsters Local 89 have rejected their employers “Last, Best and Final Offer” by a resounding 88 percent due primarily to concerns about safety, quality of life, wages, and benefits.
After months of slow-walking negotiations, Sysco management submitted a “Last, Best and Final Offer” to the Teamsters Local 89 negotiating committee last week. Today, Sysco drivers met at our union hall for a contract explanation meeting and vote. Local 89 and the rank-and-file bargaining committee gave a thorough explanation of the offer and recommended a no vote.
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KY AFL-CIO: The jury is still out on the safety of autonomous vehicle technology, also known as driverless vehicles.