April 6, 2007: Associated Press: Allied Holdings scored two victories this week, winning bankruptcy court approval of its Chapter 11 plan-disclosure statement and its request to enter into a $15 mi
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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April 4, 2007: When Teamster members at Allied got their ballots to vote on proposed concessions, they were told "There is Only ONE Plan to Save Allied."
April 2, 2007: Allied Teamsters are currently voting on concessions that could gut the carhaul national contract. The votes will be counted on April 16.
March 29, 2007: The Justice Department and Allied Holdings Inc.'s shareholders are urging the bankruptcy court not to approve the auto hauler's Chapter 11 plan disclosure statement.
March 19, 2007: Sopris Capital, an investment firm, has made a bid to the bankruptcy court to take over Allied, with a proposal filed on March 15, 2007.
March 15, 2007: Ballots on the tentative concessionary deal covering 3,300 Teamsters at Allied Holdings are now re-scheduled to be mailed on March 19, and should be in the hands of Allied Teamsters
As U.S. Allied Teamsters may soon be voting on drastic concessions, Allied Teamsters in Ontario and Quebec are standing united, with pensions and wages being key issues.
When your union president writes to you that “it may or may not be that some modifications to the contract are necessary,” then sit on your wallet, because someone may be reaching for it. On
March 5, 2007: From the LA Times: "On Friday, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court filing in Georgia disclosed plans for Yucaipa to take over Allied Holdings Inc."
Carhaul Contract Under Fire
July 2006 - Allied Automotive Group’s 3,800 US Teamsters got a raise on July 1 when the 10 percent cut imposed by the bankruptcy court expired with