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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Teamsters for a Democratic Union is bringing together Teamsters from across our union to work together to reverse the decline and rebuild Teamster Power in freight.
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January 18, 2008: Freight Teamsters across the country are mobilizing to oppose the proposed concessionary freight contract.
January 10, 2008: The International Union is selling the concessionary freight contract by lecturing members about the threat of nonunion competition.
January 10, 2008: The changes in the cost of retiree health care associated with the tentative contract for freight Teamsters in the Central States Health & Welfare Fund are different from thos
January 10, 2008: The proposed tentative National Master Freight Agreement is headed for a vote.
January 10, 2008: The power is in the hands of freight Teamsters, who will vote on the tentative agreement and all supplements.
January 3, 2008: DHL bargaining is moving on to wages and is expected to wrap up soon.
January 5, 2007: The Teamsters Union is about to launch an organizing drive at UPS Freight, which all Teamsters should support and help as much as we can.
December 26, 2007: The trucking industry association is bragging about new concessions in the tentative deal at Yellow/Roadway.