As affiliates of the International Workers’ Transport Federation (ITF) come together in a global campaign to expose XPO Logistics and its CEO Bradley Jacobs’ corporate greed and mistreatment of workers, new developments occurred last week in both the United States and the United Kingdom.
By a vote of 46-9, workers at ITS Calumet, an intermodal rail transportation company in the Chicago area, voted February 23 to join Teamsters Local 710. There are 57 workers in the bargaining unit.
This week the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) and ABF Freight resumed bargaining for a new national collective bargaining agreement and the union reported progress on some of the issues. The current agreement is set to expire on March 31, 2018.
Steve Smalley is a retired Roadway Express driver from Teamsters Local 107 in Philadelphia; and now he works at Woods doing maintenance. He noticed that there are a number of children living at the facility who had bikes, but were unable to ride them. Smalley did something that seemed like a natural next step: he opened a bike shop at the facility.
The second weekly round of bargaining with ABF Freight took place this week for a new collective bargaining agreement to succeed the ABF NMFA that is set to expire on March 31.
If you don’t have propane you don’t have hi-los, and if you don’t have hi-los you don’t have an auto show, and 100 hi-los were gasping for fuel at Cobo Center and where the heck were the replacement tanks?
The Teamsters National Freight Industry (TNFINC) will hold a second round of negotiations with ABF starting on Monday, January 29.
A judge has told XPO to pay workers in Miami for raises the company unlawfully withheld after the workers formed their union with Teamsters Local 769. This is the latest legal victory for workers seeking justice at XPO. Workers union wins, XPO loses!