Courier-Journal: Carhaulers on Strike at Ford

August 21, 2008: Teamsters who load vehicles onto railcars at the local Ford plants went on strike today after contract negotiations broke down between the union and a contractor, Auto Port.

The strike, which involves about 435 workers, is not affecting production at the plants, said Ford spokeswoman Angie Kozleski. The auto company had contingency plans in place, Kozleski said, but declined to describe the measures.

Click here to read more at The Courier-Journal.


Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.
Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

How TDU Wins Legal Rights for Teamsters

One member, working closely with the TDU Staff, has shown how Teamsters can enforce their rights, beat retaliation, and stand up for a stronger union.

Update: Status of Implementation of UPS National Contract

On April 28, Local 243 will conduct a vote in-person on the Metro Detroit UPS Rider. Since this is the only unratified (or unimposed) rider or supplement remaining, a ratification here would lead to implementation of the national agreement and all supplements.

View More News Posts