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One Carhauler's Opinion

July 1, 2008: Tomorrow union officials will meet in Detroit to discuss the details of the national carhaul contract. Carhaulers have been calling and emailing Teamsters for a Democratic Union with their opinions and concerns on the new contract. Here’s what one brother had to say: “In my view, if Article 48 is amended in such a way that we lose our rights to load equalization between terminals, that, all by itself is a deal...

Carhaul Tentative Agreement

June 20, 2008: The IBT and carhaul employers have reached a tentative agreement to present to the members. Reportedly, the “two person” meeting for officers of all carhaul locals will be July 2. Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU) will post the proposed tentative agreement and all supplements at that time, to provide members a chance to study and discuss it. The proposed agreement is of three years duration. This could be a problem, because...

Employers Deny Job Rights to PTS Teamsters

June 17, 2008: In the wake of PTS's closure, carhaul employers are trying to violate the national contract and deny the right of PTS Teamsters to follow their work. This attack on our contract, our solidarity, and on Teamsters who struck when they were called out by the International Union cannot be tolerated. All these Teamsters ask is that Article 5 of the contract be honored by Jack Cooper, Allied, Cassens and Active Transportation. At...

Carhaul Teamsters Strike PTS

June 9, 2008: Starting at 9 AM this morning, 1,250 Teamster carhaulers went on strike at Peformance Transportation Services. Officers from local unions that represent Teamsters at PTS unanimously approved the strike in a vote on Friday. Earlier that day, a judge in a bankruptcy court approved a company proposal to slash wages by 15 percent. PTS’s bankruptcy court maneuver was part of an end-around the bargaining process that started when the company unilaterally announced...
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