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Facebook approves shuttle drivers contract
Facebook approves shuttle drivers contract

Facebook and the shuttle drivers who transport employees to and from its Menlo Park, Calif., campus agreed on a union-negotiated contract Thursday. The contract offers “life-changing improvements” for Loop Transportation's drivers, including 11 paid holidays, up to five weeks' paid vacation, guaranteed hours, fully paid healthcare, a minimum six-hour day for workers who can’t split shifts, and some wage increases, according to Teamsters Local 853. Under the contract, the average pay for workers will be $27.50 an hour, up from $18 an hour. Rome Aloise, the union’s international vice president and secretary-treasurer, said the drivers at Loop...