February 21, 2008: Just before downsizing operations in the U.S., YRC found the money for expansion in China.
Convoy 249 February/March 2008
February 21, 2008: The next round in the fight over drivers’ hours of service rules is likely to come at the end of 2008 or in January 2009, before the Bush administration leaves office.
February 21, 2008: Die-hard Freight Teamsters swallowed a bitter pill when the National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA) was approved by a two-to-one margin.
February 21, 2008: Ready mix drivers in the metro Louisville area have won a new contract that keeps them in the Central States Pension Fund—despite the company’s threat to replace their define
February 21, 2008: An “agitator” is the device in your washing machine that stirs things up and gets the dirt out.
February 21, 2008: Wayne Shatkoff, president of Pittsburgh Local 249, was suspended from office on Feb.
February 21, 2008: In most Teamster locals, members get a chance to vote for their officers every three years.
Report from the Freight Vote Count
It was an honor to represent working Teamsters as an observer at the freight contract vote count.