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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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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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National Master Freight Agreement and Supplements
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Freight News


UPS Freight Indianapolis Contract

October 10, 2007: On Oct. 7, UPS Freight workers at the Indianapolis terminal voted 107-1 to approve a new contract that will last six years, until Aug. 1, 2013.

Teamster Freight Proposals

October 4, 2007: Negotiations for the National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA), and all the regional supplements have begun in Arizona.

DHL Fires Stewards

September 24, 2007: As the rank and file campaign for a good DHL contract heats up, DHL management has responded by firing two stewards in Pittsburgh.

Hours of Service: One Year Delay?

September 21, 2007: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has asked for a one-year stay of the Court of Appeals decision striking down two aspects of the Hours of Service regulations.

DHL Contract Bargaining Opens

September 18, 2007: On September 19, Brad Slawson (co-chair of the DHL negotiating committee) will meet with DHL management to set a schedule and location for bargaining.

Hours of Service: Confusion Continues

Sept. 14, 2007: There is still no word yet on when the hours of service regulations for DOT-covered drivers will change back to 10 hours of driving time.

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