Teamsters-Backed Strikes Continue Against Two Southern California Fleets

Teamsters Local Union 848

Teamsters-backed demonstrators continued to strike against XPO Logistics and Pacific 9 Transportation, two Southern California port trucking companies, as the battle to organize drayage drivers continued.

October 27, 2015

Teamsters Carhaul Drivers Vote to Reject Contract

Teamsters carhaulers overwhelmingly rejected a tentative agreement covering about 6,000 workers, sending management and union negotiators back to the bargaining table.

October 16, 2015

Teamsters Benefit Plan to Slash Retirement Payouts

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The Central States Pension Fund intends to cut retirement payouts 23% on average for all 407,000 participants as the benefit plan for Teamsters tries to finalize a long-term survival plan.

October 5, 2015

Teamsters Announce National Carhaul Contract

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The Teamsters union announced a tentative contract agreement with the National Automobile Transporters Labor Division covering about 6,000 workers, including two of the largest auto and light truck carriers.

September 3, 2015

Con-way Freight Workers Reject Teamsters at Oregon Terminal

John Sommers II for TT

Con-way Inc. said the company defeated the Teamsters union's effort to organize workers at its Freight facility in Portland, Oregon, marking the latest defeat of labor organizing efforts at the less-than-truckload carrier.

August 24, 2015

Car Hauler Union Contract Talks to Begin

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Major car haul carriers and the Teamsters are beginning talks June 10 on a contract to replace the current agreement that expires Aug. 31.

June 8, 2015

FedEx Freight Beats Teamsters in Chicago-Area Vote

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FedEx Freight announced that a majority of drivers at its Chicago Heights, Illinois, terminal rejected representation by the Teamsters union in the most recent election at the largest less-than-truckload carrier.

May 11, 2015

Teamsters Win California FedEx Freight Election

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The Teamsters won their first representation election in nearly four months at FedEx Freight when drivers at the largest less-than-truckload carrier’s Stockton, California, terminal voted in favor of the union.

March 16, 2015
Government, Business

Teamsters, Safety Groups Sue DOT Over Opening Border to Mexican Carriers

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The Teamsters union and two highway safety advocate groups have filed suit against the U.S. Department of Transportation over DOT’s recent decision to open the border to Mexican trucks.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
March 10, 2015

Gridlock at West Coast Ports Boosts Airfreight

Philip Gostelow/Bloomberg News

The shift of seaborne cargo to jets’ bellies shows how Asian airlines including ANA Holdings Inc. and Cathay Pacific Airways are benefiting from gridlock at ports in California and Washington state.

Kyunghee Park | Bloomberg News
Katherine Chiglinsky | Bloomberg News
February 9, 2015