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Teamsters Say N.Y. Distributor Threatens to Replace Striking Drivers, Warehouse Workers

Teamsters Local 812

The union representing more than 100 striking delivery drivers and warehouse workers employed by East Yaphank, N.Y. , beer distributor Clare Rose said it was notified April 24 that the strikers would be “permanently replaced” on April 25.

Victor Ocasio | Newsday
April 25, 2017
TCA

YRC Freight Tries Pay Raises for Hard-to-Fill Teamsters Jobs

Jagz Mario/Flickr

YRC Freight and two of its regional trucking affiliates have turned to pay raises for some hard-to-fill jobs three years after their parent company won pay cuts and other concessions from its Teamsters workforce to avoid bankruptcy.

Mark Davis | The Kansas City Star
April 21, 2017
Business

Retired New York Teamsters to Get Few More Months Before Benefits Decline

Drew Angerer/Bloomberg News

Retired truck drivers will have at least a few more months before any pension cut lowers their monthly benefits after administrators of the New York State Teamsters Conference Pension and Retirement Fund temporarily withdrew their application to the Department of the Treasury.

Transport Topics
April 10, 2017
Business

Car Haulers Finally Ratify Labor Pact; Carriers Switch to Pursuing New Deals

Active Truck Transport

After 19 months in the limbo of working without a contract, Teamsters union members in the car-haul sector ratified a new labor pact with a resounding 86% yes vote, providing labor stability through May 2021 for unionized motor carriers that move cars and trucks.

Jonathan S. Reiskin and Ari Ashe | Staff Reporters
April 10, 2017
Business

Car Haulers Ratify Contract Overwhemingly

After two prior failed attempts, the third try was the charm for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which ratified a new national contract for car-hauling truck drivers.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
Business

Teamsters Ask Appeals Court to End Mexican Trucks Program

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

Attorneys for the Teamsters asked a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. District Court of Appeals in San Francisco to end the Mexican trucks program because a three-year pilot program did not draw a large enough sample to prove that Mexican carriers can operate safely on U.S. highways.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
March 16, 2017
Business

James Hoffa Wins Teamsters Election But Faces Declining Union Membership

James Hoffa has officially won re-election to serve another term as general president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, after election supervisor Richard Mark certified the vote on Feb. 16.

Transport Topics
February 24, 2017
Business

Teamsters Reach Tentative Deal on Car Haulers Contract

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The International Brotherhood of Teamsters reached a tentative agreement Jan. 24 with the National Automobile Transporters Labor Division on a contract to cover union car haulers.

Transport Topics
January 24, 2017
TCA

Washington Teamsters Union May Dissolve After 15 Months

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Fifteen months after narrowly voting to unionize, two dozen truck driver, and warehouse workers at Goodwill Industries of the Columbia, Washington, are about to vote to decertify Teamsters Local 839.

Wendy Culverwell | Tri-City Herald (Kennewick, Wash.)
November 29, 2016
Business

Teamsters Could be Left in Quandary If Agency that Ensures Retiree Benefits Goes Insolvent

W. Thomas Reeder, Director, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.

WASHINGTON — The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. could go insolvent within a decade, and the agency’s director doesn’t believe that Congress will fix the problem anytime soon, putting Central States Pension Fund retirees at risk of receiving zero benefits if it went bankrupt, too.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
November 8, 2016

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