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Rebuilding Teamster Power in Freight
“Let’s use this crisis as an opportunity to fight for what we deserve. It’s time to stop belly aching and get organized. Call TDU and set up a meeting in your area. That’s what I plan to do.”
Frank Rogers, Yellow, Local 41, Kansas City

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ABF Contract Update

ABF News Brief
09/30/2013

ABF Freight System, Inc., and the Teamsters have reached another contract extension through October 29, 2013, as the two parties work through the process for resolving the two remaining supplemental agreements to the ABF National Master Freight Agreement.

Rogers fired as head of YRC Freight

DC Velocity
09/20/2013

Jeffrey A. Rogers, the president of YRC Freight, the long-haul unit of less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier YRC Worldwide Inc., was fired today, according to industry sources.

Court Affirms Dismissal of Arkansas Best Complaint Against Union, YRC

The Wall Street Journal
09/03/2013

A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court's decision to dismiss a complaint from an Arkansas Best Corp. (ABFS) unit against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters union, YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) and other parties for alleged violations of a collective bargaining agreement governing most unionized trucking companies.

ABF Local-By-Local Contract Vote Results

UPDATED September 11, 2013: The largest supplement to the ABF agreement – the Central Region local cartage agreement – was rejected again, as was the Western Region office supplement. Click here for the updated Local-by-Local contract votes.

YRC Subsidiary Back in Operation after Unauthorized Walkout

Transport Topics
08/20/2013

YRC Worldwide Inc.'s regional Reddaway less-than-truckload unit resumed normal operations on Monday after an unauthorized walkout by Teamsters at Southern California terminals in Fontana and Compton, the unit’s president said.

YRC "making steady progress" toward sustained profitability in second quarter

Logistics Management
08/13/2013

YRC narrowed its quarterly loss to 39.6 million on $1.243 billion revenue, compared with a net loss of $104.2 million on $1.251 billion revenue in the 2012 second quarter. Consolidated operating income decreased slightly from $15.5 million to $14.3 million, or by $1.2 million. Operating income in 2013 included a $1.3 million loss on asset disposals compared to $6.5 million gain on asset disposals in 2012.

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