The drivers united for respect, fairness and consistency in their working conditions. Local 25 President Sean O'Brien said the union is proud to welcome them to the Teamster family:
These hardworking school bus drivers were brave to do what they did, to stand together and organize for a better workplace.
Laniel Beauge, a driver with Eastern Bus, is happy to be a Teamster and is looking forward to having a Teamster contract:
We called the Teamsters because we wanted a real union to improve our situation,” Beauge said. “We’re looking forward to having the respect and backing of a strong union. Teamsters Local 25 has great respect in the community.
You made the right decision to join our great union!