Judge Dismisses ABF Suit Against YRC

December 17, 2010: A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit ABF Freight System filed against rival trucker YRC Worldwide and the Teamsters aimed at blocking a labor agreement central to YRC’s survival.

U.S. District Judge Susan Webber Wright ruled after a hearing that ABF did not have jurisdiction to sue over the agreement, which ABF claims is illegal under the common National Master Freight Agreement the union signed with the companies.

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