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.
Workers at Parsec, Inc. in Commerce, Calif. who belong to Local 986 have overwhelmingly ratified a first contract that provides substantial wage increases, a better and more affordable health care plan, real union representation and other major improvements.
Bobby Elrod, a 55-year Teamster who has driven for YRC Freight—and Roadway before that—for 45 years, was honored by the company recently for driving 5 million consecutive miles without a single accident.
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.
The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) is prepared to exchange initial national contract proposals with ABF on Monday, December 18, and TNFINC is ready to negotiate a contract that addresses members’ issues.
(Harvey, Ill.) -- Workers at ITS ConGlobal, an intermodal rail transportation company in Harvey, Ill., voted overwhelmingly this week to join Teamsters Local 710.
The October, 2017, edition of the Freight Division newsletter contains articles about XPO organizing and autonomous vehicles.
In a big victory against “right to work for less,” 100 percent of the ABF Freight System bargaining unit members at the Memphis, Tennessee terminal have signed up as members of Teamsters Local 667.