February 10, 2008: Most of the 39,000 votes on the NMFA have been counted, and the national contract is passing by nearly a 2-1 margin.
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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January 30, 2008: In good news for DHLers, industry publications report that DHL “vows to stay in the United States” despite calls by some Wall Street analysts to sell its U.S. operations.
January 30, 2008: As expected, ABF management has signed a "me-too" to be bound by the National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA).
January 30, 2008: About two weeks after launching a major nationwide organizing campaign to represent truck drivers and dockworkers at UPS Freight, International Brotherhood of Teamsters has gained
January 30, 2008: The "Vote No" campaign on the freight contract plus the new organizing at UPS Freight could be a one-two punch to protect Teamster standards in freight.
January 29, 2008: In a brief order issued Jan. 23, the U.S.
January 23, 2008: Bargaining at DHL is set to restart in February and the International Union is softening up members in advance for concessions.
January 29, 2008: A majority of workers at terminals employing more than 3,200 UPS Freight employees have signed Teamster cards.