Teamster leaders will meet next week to review a contract proposal from YRC Worldwide and decide whether to submit it to the membership for a vote.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
18 Nov 2013
Port of Los Angeles truck drivers from Green Fleet Systems, American Logistics International and Pac 9 Transportation went on strike this morning to protest labor practices...
11 Nov 2013
Arkansas Best today reported net income of $14.0 million in the third quarter of 2013, up 114.5 percent year-over-year from $6.5 million...
08 Nov 2013
Despite attempts over the past decade by the Teamsters union to convince drayage companies that the entire industry would benefit if drivers were hired as direct employees, the majority of drivers wish to remain independent, according to a drayage company president in Southern California.
07 Nov 2013
YRC Worldwide has asked its International Brotherhood of Teamsters employees to engage in formal negotiations for a contract extension...
31 Oct 2013
After months of difficult negotiations over regional supplements, ABF Freight Systems has a new five-year contract with the Teamsters and a 7 percent wage cut, effective Nov. 3.
15 Oct 2013
The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, which represents about 3,300 conductors, trainmen, yardmen and traffic coordinators at Canadian National...
09 Oct 2013
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has mailed ballots to authorize a strike against ABF Freight System by its employees covered under the Central Region Local Cartage supplement.
17 Sep 2013
What do flight simulator technicians, hearse drivers, cheese cooks and yogurt processors, locomotive engineers and graphic artists have in common with truck drivers? Depending on whom they work for, they all may be Teamsters.
17 Sep 2013
The Teamsters’ game plan to organize owner-operator drayage carriers is much more diverse than it was five years ago, when the union threw its weight behind the Port of Los Angeles’s clean trucks plan, beginning its foray to organize harbor truck drivers, some of the lowest-paid workers in the transportation industry.
17 Sep 2013
Prior to federal deregulation of the trucking industry in 1980, relatively few large motor carriers dominated harbor drayage, and most of those companies had Teamsters drivers. After deregulation, thousands of smaller trucking companies entered harbor trucking. In the cutthroat-pricing environment that evolved, trucking companies relied increasingly on independent contractors to haul containers to and from the ports.
13 Sep 2013
What keeps truckers awake at night? Lately, the prospect of federal "guidance" on sleep apnea testing and treatment for truck drivers.