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Officials: Sides reach tentative pact in Reno bus strike

Dec. 01, 2021 10:14 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A union for drivers and the operator of metro Reno's transit bus system say they've reached a tentative agreement to settle a contract dispute that dramatically reduced service during the past three weeks. Officials of Teamsters Local 533 and Keolis...

From serious to scurrilous, some Jimmy Hoffa theories

Nov. 26, 2021 09:10 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The FBI’s confirmation last week that it was looking at a spot near a New Jersey landfill as the possible burial site of former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa is the latest development in a search that began when he disappeared in 1975. A number of...

FBI looks at land near NJ landfill for Jimmy Hoffa's remains

Nov. 19, 2021 16:21 PM EST

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The decadeslong odyssey to find the remains of Jimmy Hoffa, a tenacious leader of the Teamsters union, apparently has turned to land next to a former New Jersey landfill that sits below an elevated highway. The FBI obtained a search warrant to...

Events in disappearance of former Teamsters head Jimmy Hoffa

Nov. 19, 2021 12:43 PM EST

A chronology of events in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa, former president of the Teamsters union: July 30, 1975 — Hoffa leaves his Lake Orion home about 1 p.m. and makes a stop to visit a friend in Pontiac. He arrives around 2 p.m. at the Machus...

Minneapolis school bus drivers say they're ready to strike

Nov. 14, 2021 12:32 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — School bus drivers and dispatchers for Minneapolis Public Schools voted unanimously Saturday to go on strike if they can't get what they want through mediation, the union said in a release. About 100 Minneapolis Public Schools bus employees...

King County judge upholds Port of Seattle’s vaccine mandate

Nov. 13, 2021 12:51 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A King County Superior Court judge has upheld a requirement issued by the Port of Seattle for all Port employees to be vaccinated by Nov. 15 as a condition of employment. Judge Samuel Chung denied the motion for a preliminary injunction against the...

Reno bus contractor, union trying again to settle bus strike

Oct. 07, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Union leaders and the Washoe County contractor that operates Reno's regional bus system were headed back to the bargaining table Thursday to try to negotiate the end of a nearly two-week strike, the second since August. Bus service has been limited to...