This page provides the latest contract information to the 7,500 Teamsters—drivers, dockworkers and office staff—employed by ABF Freight System, Inc.
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ABF Contract Update
Teamsters employed at ABF Freight System, Inc. have won major gains in their newly ratified contract that covers approximately 8,500 drivers, dockworkers, mechanics and office workers.
The last supplement to the ABF National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA) has now been ratified.
On May 10 Teamsters employed at ABF Freight Systems, Inc. voted to pass the master portion of the proposed contract, as well as all but nine of the supplements. Click here for a PDF that shows the breakdown of votes by local.
Teamsters employed at ABF Freight System, Inc. have ratified the national master portion of the agreement and all but 9 supplements.
As ABF members vote by telephone or via the Internet, it is important to note that while you can vote more than once, only your last vote counts.
Voter information for the ABF contract ratification was mailed on Thursday, April 19 and votes are due by 8 p.m. (Eastern time) on Tuesday, May 8.
Leaders of local unions that represent ABF Teamsters met today and overwhelmingly approved the tentative ABF National Master Freight Agreement and supplements, paving the way for a member ratification vote to begin later this month.
Mark your calendars to participate in an important Teamsters ABF conference call on Thursday, April 12 at 8 p.m. (Eastern) to get an update on the contract and the upcoming ratification process.