FedEx drivers reject Teamsters affiliation in latest vote

Updated Dec 3, 2014

FedEx Freight says drivers at its Louisville, Ky., hub voted last week against joining the Teamsters union, according to a Nov. 26 announcement from the company.

FedEx also said in the announcement that the Teamsters withdrew petitions on the eve of the elections at FedEx hubs in Middletown, Pa., South Newark, N.J., and Richmond, Va. The Teamsters withdrew the petitions because it “knew it would lose the vote in those locations,” FedEx says.

Vote totals for the Louisville hub were not available.

The Louisville vote was the latest chapter in the Teamsters’ recent run at the parcel carrier giant.

Three FedEx terminals have voted to join the union, while three others, including Louisville, have voted to reject joining the union.