Teamsters

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

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.

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Tale of two CA ports in recent protest actions

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.

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Penske wins Kroger contract

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 workers at the facility, including those represented by Teamsters Local 135, the company said.  

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Weighing in on the hours changes

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

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SoCal port drivers become first in decades to reach bargaining agreement

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

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Port truckers practice art of the strike

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.

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Another tip on the body of Overdrive’s old nemesis

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

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ABF eyes next step in Teamsters’ suit

ABF Freight System is weighing options after a federal judge again dismissed its lawsuit against the Teamsters union and others.

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Third Mexican carrier gains operating authority

FMCSA has granted a third Mexican carrier operating authority while litigation over the program continues.

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Court dismisses hours of service case

A federal court dismissed the hours of service lawsuit Feb. 8, ending nearly three years of litigation.

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