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Carhaul Contract: Do Concessions Work?

The Hoffa administration yesterday revealed the tentative agreement for the national carhaul contract, and then held a conference call to lay out the rationale for the proposed concessions.

Carhaul Deal to Face Scrutiny

The national carhaul contract, which was negotiated in secret with an information blackout from the members, will finally see the light of day next week.

Tentative Deal in Carhaul

The International Union has reportedly reached a tentative agreement for the national carhaul contract. No information is available, as the Hoffa administration has put a gag-order on the negotiating committee, and has maintained secrecy from members throughout the process.

Carhaul Negotiations Open

Teamster and employer negotiators met today to exchange initial proposals, with bargaining set to begin on June 10. The union’s proposals are available here. The contract expires on August 31. The union’s initial proposals cover a number of important working conditions and competitive rates issues (Article 22), but not proposals on wages, pension, health benefits and other monetary issues. Those will be addressed later in bargaining. Bargaining has barely started but Hoffa is already putting politics...

Contract & Campaign Carhaulers Form National Network

May 20, 2015: Over 300 carhaulers joined a conference call on May 14 to form a national network of stewards, officers, and active members to defend their contract and change the national leadership of the union. Now the organizing work will begin. Paul Kubal, Jack Cooper driver at Wayne Michigan in Local 299, said “We need to get organized if we’re going make sure negotiations deliver what we need. We need a carhaul contract committee with stewards and active members. We need a rep in every barn.”   The national network...
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