USF Holland Contract Relief Tucked into Change of Ops

November 14, 2008: USF Holland got away with a contract change when the Teamster change of operations committee gave the green light to the company requiring road drivers to perform drop-and-hooks while yard personnel are on duty.

This provision was inserted into their Utility Change of Operations proposal, expanding the use of utility employees.

At 17 designated “Velocity Centers,” the company can now have road drivers cross-dock freight and use road drivers to do yard work, even while yard switchers are on duty.

Harrisburg Local 776, which includes one of the 17 terminals, objected to that part of the deal, because it violates their contract. It was approved over their objection.

Click here to read the USF Holland Change of Operations.


Be the first to comment

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

Recent News

Teamster Rail Affiliates Divided Over Tentative Rail Contract

The two Teamster affiliates of rail workers are taking a different stance on the tentative contract negotiated by one of the coalitions of rail unions.

UPS Contract Update

TDU members are distributing contract bulletins to make sure UPSers have a voice in our contract from day one. Download a Contract Update and join the Teamsters United effort to inform UPSers before our union's bargaining proposals are set on October 17. 

View More News Posts