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YRC Subsidiary Back in Operation after Unauthorized Walkout

YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide Inc.’s regional Reddaway less-than-truckload unit resumed normal operations on Monday after an unauthorized walkout by Teamsters at Southern California terminals in Fontana and Compton, the unit’s president said.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
August 19, 2013
Business

UPS and Teamsters Reach Deal for Package, Freight Workers

Now that tentative five-year agreements between UPS Inc. and the Teamsters union have been reached, about 250,000 workers in the company’s package and freight units will vote in a ratification process that may take two months.

May 6, 2013
Business

YRC Worldwide Breaks Off Contract Talks With Machinists Union

YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide said it has broken off contract talks with the International Association of Machinists, which represents about 200 workers at the less-than-truckload operator, effective Monday.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
April 12, 2013
Business

ABF, Teamsters Extend Contract Talks

ABF Freight System’s contract talks with the Teamsters union last week were extended 30 days beyond a March 31 contract deadline, the company announced, as continued progress was reported.

April 1, 2013
Business

N.Y./N.J Port, Longshoremen Reach Tentative Agreement

Longshoremen and the Port of New York and New Jersey have reached a tentative six-year labor agreement, Reuters reported.

March 8, 2013
Business

Michigan Passes ‘Right-to-Work’ Law

Michigan has become the 24th state to pass a so-called “right-to-work” law, with Gov. Rick Snyder (R) signing the measure on Tuesday, the Associated Press reported.

December 12, 2012
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific’s 2Q Earnings Rise 28%

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Union Pacific Corp. said Thursday its second-quarter profit rose 28% to $1 billion, or $2.10 a share, from $785 million, or $1.59, a year ago.

July 19, 2012
Business

NLRB Certifies Vote for Teamsters Union to Represent L.A. Drayage Driver Unit

The National Labor Relations Board on April 20 certified the Teamsters union as the bargaining agent for port truckers who are employed by Toll Global Forwarding Holdings in Los Angeles.

April 30, 2012
Government, Business

N.Y., N.J. Bills Would Limit Independent Truck Drivers

Bills introduced in the New York and New Jersey legislatures that would eliminate independent owner-operators in major segments of the trucking industry.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
February 28, 2012
Business

Purolator Courier, Teamsters Agree on New Pact

Canadian parcel carrier Purolator Courier said it has reached a tentative contract with the Teamsters that covers about 10,000 union members.

November 15, 2011

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