A story that started more than four years ago has at long last reached a satisfying conclusion today, as carhaul drivers working for North American Auto Transport throughout the Western USA have successfully ratified their first-ever Teamster contract. This contract will make the group of nearly 70 drivers and mechanics into full-fledged Teamsters – many for the first time in their careers – after a grueling battle of company ownership vs. employees that nearly led to bankruptcy and dissolution of the company.
YRC Freight, Holland and New Penn Teamsters are urged to participate in a conference call at 8 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday, April 10 to learn more about the tentative National Master Freight Agreement and the upcoming ratification process.
Much is being made in the railroad industry and other transportation media about the Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR) wildfire sweeping from coast to coast.
Costco Teamsters in California, East Region Ratify Contracts : Costco Teamsters covered by two separate contracts for California and the East region have voted to ratify the two agreements. The California agreement passed with 86 percent voting yes and the East region agreement passed with 94 percent voting yes.
Today, Teamsters are paving a new road for countless workers who want to build careers in the transportation industry. A new Teamsters Apprenticeship Program is the first national effort by the union that is focused on the transportation industry.
(TUKWILA, Wash.) –– After months of concessionary proposals and stonewalling on the part of the company, Teamsters Local 117 and Local 174 members working at Veritiv now stand on the brink of a strike. The workers, who warehouse and deliver paper, packaging and janitorial supplies throughout the Puget Sound area and beyond, voted unanimously to authorize a strike on December 8.