Teamsters

By LM Staff · August 27, 2012
UPS said late last week it has reached an agreement with the New England Teamsters and Trucking Industry Pension Fund (NETTI) to restructure pension liabilities for more than 10,000 UPS employees.
By John D. Schulz · August 22, 2012
Abandoning its longstanding commitment to a collective approach in bargaining with the Teamsters, financially ailing ABF Freight System has informed the union it is pulling out of the National Master Freight Agreement and will negotiate a separate contract.
By George Kokoris · August 15, 2012
The biggest labor contract in transportation comes up for renewal next year when 250,000 Teamsters at UPS negotiate a new deal with the world’s largest and most profitable transport company.
By Jeff Berman · August 2, 2012
A U.S. District Court this week elected to dismiss a lawsuit by less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier ABF Freight System Inc. against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, YRC Inc. and other related entities.
By Jeff Berman · June 7, 2012
The Teamsters said these contracts represent roughly 250,000 union members throughout the United States.
By Jeff Berman · February 14, 2012
According to the Teamsters for a Democratic Union, the YRC Freight change of operations, which it said “aims to eliminate all utility employees and most end of line jobs,” is on hold, with a planned YRC Freight March 1 hearing on the change of operations now postponed.
By John D. Schulz · November 17, 2011
After decades of uncertainty over millions of dollars of potential pension withdrawal liability, Teamsters union-covered trucking companies in multi-employer pension plans finally have some tangible financial rays of hope.
By Jeff Berman · September 6, 2011
Following the July announcement that the United States and Mexico had reached a cross-border trucking agreement, a Wall Street Journal report indicated that the Teamsters union has filed a lawsuit against the White House that intends to block the deal.
By Jeff Berman · April 25, 2011
YRC Worldwide recently announced it is making “significant progress” in steps it is taking to meet the agreements required in its effort to achieve its financial restructuring objectives by the end of July.
By Jeff Berman · April 7, 2011
UPS said that 69 percent of the 1,136 IBT members that voted approved the contract which covers 1,200 aircraft maintenance technicians and employees in related trades at UPS, by a 69 percent to 31 percent margin.
By Jeff Berman · November 18, 2010
YRCW said the suit is without merit. Company also signals its intention to close down 31 terminals.
By Jeff Berman · November 2, 2010
Coming on the heels of the ratified labor agreement by Teamsters employees at less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider YRC Worldwide (YRCW), LTL player ABF Freight Systems announced it is taking legal action against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and various YRCW subsidiaries, as well as other entities.
By Jeff Berman · November 1, 2010
Less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) took a significant step forward in its recovery plan, announcing that more than 60 percent of its roughly 40,000 Teamsters members voted to ratify a modified labor agreement.
By John D. Schulz · September 28, 2010
Financially ailing YRC Worldwide, which controls nearly 20 percent of the $26 billion LTL market, has won another round of concessions from the Teamsters union, pending a rank-and-file vote.
By Jeff Berman · September 10, 2010
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters intends to ask the roughly 23,000 Teamster members of less-than-truckload transportation services provider YRC Worldwide (YRCW) to approve additional wage concessions, according to a report from the website of Teamsters for a Democratic Union.

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