I am a road driver. Some of the places we bed down are ridiculous. I wouldn’t make my dog lay in them. What rights do I have besides grieve and wait? When we find our own rooms, we get threatened with disciplinary actions. Under Article 49 in the contract, it says the company has to pay $40. Why can’t we get some relief?
- Ornery at the Road Rash Inn, Local 200, USF Holland, Milwaukee
Teamster power can be built in the trucking industry. But not by the Hoffa administration.Read more
ABF and the IBT Freight Division have reached a tentative national agreement. No details have been released to the members.Read more
Teamsters at ABF stand ready to fight for major improvements in the 2018 freight contract.Read more
Negotiations with ABF began this week in Scottsdale Arizona, and the schedule calls for three more sessions of bargaining in February, reconvening on January 29 for the next round.Read more
Local 63 Teamsters at the Bloomington, California YRC breakbulk have produced T-shirts that makes their unified message loud and clear: Be prepared to vote NO in 2019.Read more
Rank-and-file freight Teamsters are fighting to rebuild Teamster power in freight, beat back concessions, and organize the nonunion carriers.
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Recently appointed National Freight Director Ernie Soehl has chosen Cleveland Local 407 Vice President Mike Hienton as the Central Region Freight coordinator. He replaces Akron Local 24 President Travis Bornstein, who had worked under Tyson Johnson and Gordon Sweeton.Read more
What do you do when the YRC national contract wages are so low that you cannot find qualified workers? You raise the starting dock wage, but only at a select group of terminals! That’s the deal signed by Hoffa’s new Freight Director, Ernie Soehl.Read more