Teamsters

Teamsters reluctantly agree to new labor deal with YRC

| January 27, 2014

After rejecting a deal earlier this month, the Teamsters working with YRC Worldwide have agreed to a tentative employment deal, but the union says it will hold YRC's "feet to the fire" in moving forward.

Teamsters gets raise out of UPS, reject contract of struggling YRC

Jill Dunn & Kevin Jones | January 13, 2014

The Teamsters have rejected the terms of a contract extension with YRC that the carrier says would help it stay afloat, while agreeing to new terms with a pay raise and better benefits at UPS. ...

Tale of two CA ports in recent protest actions

| August 30, 2013

Los Angeles port truckers picketed an area trucking company Aug. 27, while the previous week, Oakland port independents ended protests after leadership agreed to reach out on their behalf.

Penske wins Kroger contract

| August 01, 2013

Penske Logistics has won the contract to operate and manage Kroger’s 600,000-square-foot refrigerated food distribution facility located in West Shelbyville, Indiana. Penske officially began operating the facility July 21 and has hired the 816 existing ...

Weighing in on the hours changes

| July 23, 2013

Reader response to the hours changes that went into effect July 1 show operational limitations, with implications for revenue.

SoCal port drivers become first in decades to reach bargaining agreement

| January 17, 2013

Toll Group drivers serving Los Angeles and Long Beach ports have become the first truckers to reach a collective bargaining agreement in decades.

Port truckers practice art of the strike

| October 19, 2012

Los Angeles port truckers are quickly becoming proficient in the art of picketing. No, they are not on strike, but have been practicing on an almost weekly basis – just in case.

Another tip on the body of Overdrive’s old nemesis

| September 27, 2012

As head of the Teamsters, Jimmy Hoffa was at odds with the independent spirit of owner-operators.

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