Shuttle bus drivers employed by Compass Transportation, Inc., which provides shuttle bus transportation services for employees of Apple Inc., Yahoo Inc., eBay Inc., Genentech Inc., Zynga Inc., and Amtrack voted, 104 38, to elect the International Brotherhood of Teamsters as their bargaining representative. The union hopes to achieve a contract similar to one recently reached covering Compass shuttle drivers for Facebook employees.
The International Association of Machinists (IAM) filed a representation petition seeking to hold a representation election for more than 2,400 workers at Boeing Company’s manufacturing plant in North Charleston, South Carolina.
UNITE HERE Local 25 and D.C. United signed a “labor peace” agreement, a deal in which the D.C. soccer franchise will refrain from interfering with the union’s efforts to organize hospitality workers who will be employed at the team’s proposed stadium. The new stadium, projected to be completed in 2017, is expected to generate hundreds of jobs, not only at the stadium, but also at the 200room hotel that the owners of D.C. United are erecting next to the new stadium.