December 30, 2008: Yellow Roadway management has given the union a second proposal, as part of its mega change of operations to blend Roadway and Yellow.
This "Velocity Change" proposes to eliminate 83 percent of the 410 existing Utility Employee positions, cutting UE's to 70.
The 19-page proposal, which would establish 16 Velocity Centers, was submitted to the IBT Freight Division on December 22
Click here to see the proposed Velocity Change.
Click here for the proposed mega-change.