March 14, 2008: The UPS, freight and carhaul national contracts all have a Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) clause, to help protect against inflation eating away our wages.
TDU in Action–Uniting to Rebuild Teamster Power in Carhaul
Teamster carhaulers showed our power when we voted down a concessionary agreement in 2008. Now carhaulers are getting organized to protect our jobs and our agreement.
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March 12, 2008: Carhaul bargaining begins on March 17 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
You can take a look for yourself at the union proposals, which TDU is making available to Teamsters.
February 21, 2008: TDU asked carhaul Teamsters what they thought we should to protect the standards in our master contract.
We heard from over 100 concerned members and stewards.
February 21, 2008: Bargaining begins for the national carhaul contract in March, and the concessions at Allied could spread.
February 1, 2008: In late January Teamster carhaul officials met to screen contract proposals and formulate demands for the national contract that expires May 30.
January 10, 2008: The IBT Carhaul Division will soon start bargaining with the employers for a new national contract. The current contract expires May 31.
January 8, 2008: The International Union has opened a very narrow window to allow carhaulers a chance to submit proposals for the new national contract.
December 19, 2007: The International Union pushed through 17.5% wage concessions for 1500 PTS Teamsters, by giving none of them the right to vote on the pay cut.
December 13, 2007: Bill Clinton has severed business ties with Los Angeles billionaire Ron Burkle, fearful that their deals could erupt into bad publicity damaging his wife's presidential bid,
September 24, 2007: The United Auto Workers strike at General Motors has 73,000 members on the picket lines.