Teamster News

Teamsters urge 'no' vote on YRC compensation package

Kansas City Business Journal
04/22/2014

Leaders of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters are asking YRC shareholders to vote against a number of proposals concerning executive compensation at YRC Worldwide Inc.

Foxx Prods Congress to Act

Transport Topics
04/21/2014

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx visited several critical freight corridors during an eight-state bus tour last week, saying the future sustainability of America’s roadways depends on Congress addressing the infrastructure funding crisis.

Central States Pension Fund: $18.2 billion

April 15, 2014: The Central States Pension third quarter 2013 financial report shows that assets increased to $18.2 billion, due to the run-up of the stock market last year.

Why Did Louisville Vote No?

April 16, 2014: The Louisville Worldport Air Supplement “final offer” from UPS management was rejected by a whopping 94% last week. That’s Teamster solidarity.

New York TDU Bowl-a-thon

April 15, 2014: The New York TDU Chapter is hosting a Bowl-a-Thon to build solidarity and raise funds for rank-and-file reform and grassroots union democracy.

Thought Secure, Pooled Pensions Teeter and Fall

The New York Times
04/14/2014

The pensions of millions of Americans are being threatened because of trouble in a part of the retirement world long considered so safe that no one gave it a second thought.

Drivers Win $2.2 Million in Calif. Contractor Status Case

Transport Topics
04/11/2014

A California state agency has ruled that seven drivers for Pacer International Inc. who challenged their status as independent contractors can collect $2.21 million.

The Department of Labor Standards Enforcement ruled the drivers were company employees, rather than independent contractors. Pacer, which recently became part of XPO Logistics, has filed a notice of appeal.

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