Teamster News

Electronic log rule is a year away

Transport Topics
11/19/2014

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration does not expect to publish its final rule mandating the use of electronic logging devices for carriers until Sept. 30, 2015, the agency said in its November significant rulemakings report.

Most Big LTLs make Big Profits

Supply Chain Digest
11/19/2014

We're finishing up this week SCDigest's regularly quarterly review of the results and comments from leading transportation carriers by mode, this week for the less-than-truckload carriers, as the last of them finished up their Q3 2014 earnings reports in the last few weeks.

Stop Congress from Cutting Retirees' Hard Earned Pensions

November 18, 2014: Unless we act now, Congress may end up cutting a legislative deal by year’s-end to allow pension plan trustees to slash the already-earned benefits of retirees as a purported way of saving deeply-troubled multiemployer plans.

New Activists Report on TDU Convention

November 13, 2014: The TDU Convention in Cleveland last weekend drew a record number of new participants, who were able to link up with stewards, leaders, and concerned Teamsters from across North America.

Boston’s parking attendants unionizing

The Boston Globe
11/12/2014

Parking attendants around Boston, many of them from East Africa, say they face third-world conditions performing one of the faceless jobs of a firs

$50 Million Teamster Win in Louisville

November 11, 2014: Louisville Local 89 and Teamster carhaulers have won a strike victory at Ford, despite getting no support from the Hoffa administration.

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