IBT on ABF Lawsuit

July 13, 2011: On July 6, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit in St. Louis, MO issued its decision on the appeal filed by ABF in its lawsuit against the union and the YRCW companies, regarding the financial relief that was given to the YRCW companies to help them survive the worst economic recession since the Great Depression. As you may recall, the U.S. District Court in Little Rock, AR in December 2010 dismissed ABF’s suit on a technical basis stating that ABF did not have standing or the legal right to bring its lawsuit.

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