In July 2011, the plan to restructure YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) aimed at saving more than 25,000 Teamster freight jobs was successfully completed. The restructuring has saved good Teamster freight jobs. This page is dedicated to providing our YRCW members updates about developments that affect them.
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The last supplement to the YRC Freight, Holland and New Penn National Master Freight Agreement has now been ratified by the affected membership, which means the new national collective bargaining agreement and all supplemental agreements are now fully ratified and will take effect immediately.
Teamster-represented workers at YRC Freight, Holland and New Penn have voted to approve the national master portion of the new YRCW National Master Freight Agreement that raises wages, restores a week of vacation and protects benefits.
You can follow the vote count for the YRCW National Master Freight Agreement on Friday, May 3 online or by phone.
Today, balloting materials for the YRC Freight, Holland and New Penn National Master Freight Agreement ratification were mailed.
YRC Freight, Holland and New Penn Teamsters – listen to the teleforum call from Wednesday, April 10 covering the highlights of the tentative National Master Freight Agreement and the ratification process.
Leaders of all local unions that represent workers at YRC Freight, Holland and New Penn met today and with the exception of one local voted unanimously to endorse the tentative National Master Freight Agreement covering approximately 30,000 Teamsters, paving the way for a vote by the membership.
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.