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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YRCW Freight Updates
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.
(Washington, D.C.) – The Teamsters Union has won a $1 million settlement on behalf of YRC Freight’s road drivers.
In a meeting with YRC Freight earlier today, the company advised representatives of the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) about operational changes later this year.
Here is the Teamsters' update about YRCW's restructuring of its employment relationship with CEO James Welch and its CFO Jamie Pierson.
YRCW Worldwide, Inc. (YRCW) announced on February 13th that it has closed on the financing of a new $700 million term loan and a $450 million asset-based loan facility, which was the final piece to an improved capital structure.
Teamsters working for YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) have approved a tentative agreement aimed at protecting more than 30,000 jobs. Workers voted this weekend after rejecting a prior company proposal.
As YRCW members prepare to review and vote on the YRCW tentative agreement, here is a flier with frequently asked questions and the answers to those questions.