CEO Collects $521,000, as YRC Teamster Work Given to Nonunion Operators

YRCW CEO James Welch just sold 42,000 shares of YRCW stock he was given for $521,000, which is a fine bonus.  Maybe it’s time to lift some of the concessions drivers gave to make exec bonuses so lucrative.

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Los Angeles Teamsters photographed nonunion operators pulling trailers in and out, headed for the rail yard, while Teamster drivers sit home. 

What’s wrong with this picture?  

What’s wrong is an International Freight Division that is in bed with the corporation, and which will do nothing to defend Teamster jobs.

Not the drivers’ jobs or the clerks’ jobs, which have been subcontracted overseas.

How about boosting starting pay, so more drivers could be hired? Management (and some union officials) whine about how they can’t find drivers. Every YRC Teamster knows the reason: starting pay is too low! 

How about stopping subcontracting out work? It’s rampant at YRC and even worse at UPS Freight.


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  • Norman Ingram
    commented 2017-06-06 21:11:00 -0400
    Don’t you have anything new? This is almost a year old! So HAPPY to be gone from all of this!
  • frank villa
    commented 2016-08-19 19:39:11 -0400
    This is why I’m supporting Fred Zuckerman and Tim Sylvester and the Teamsters United Slate
  • frank villa
    commented 2016-08-19 19:04:43 -0400
    how could Teamsters organize the non-union freight companies like Conway and FedEx when these non-union drivers see owner-operators hauling Yellow and Roadway containers in and out of the rail yard and on to the highways in Southern California
  • bill Kukla
    commented 2016-08-14 11:45:11 -0400
    thank the yes voters and the hoffa sheep
  • Mario Castillo
    commented 2016-08-14 09:48:36 -0400
    That’s a pic of our terminal…lol.
    These scabs are pulling empty pups from the railyard….one at a time because they either can’t pull the set…no endorsement…and after talking to one of these scabs, they don’t want too take the time to hook it. They getting paid for the trip. Talk about wasting money.
  • Paul Melachrinos
    commented 2016-08-13 20:49:28 -0400
    It’s time to cut our losses and get out. Our CEO has proven he doesn’t care about the labor time and time again. Taking bonuses while we’re still giving concessions is terrible. A real scumbag.

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