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.

Click here to read more at The Journal of Commerce.

Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

Dr. King's Vision of Justice

We honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, and pledge to continue growing the movements for peace, economic security, and racial and social justice that he sacrificed his life to build.

Stand Up Slate Wins in Cincinnati Local 100

Teamster members in Cincinnati Local 100 put their support strongly in the reform and ready for change camp. All twelve Stand Up candidates were victorious, defeating the incumbents in a three-way race. This marks another victory for reform minded Teamsters looking to change our union.

View More News Posts