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Bedding Down at the Red Rash Inn

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

Yellow Trims Losses: Best Quarter in Six Years

Yellow Corporation released its first quarter financials on May 10. The company shows strong improvement but is still not profitable. Yellow’s overall operating ratio of 99.3 percent is 3 percent better than a year ago, but well below other LTL carriers, including ABF and TForce.

 

Yellow Teamsters to Get 60¢ COLA Raise

Teamsters covered by the 2019 NMFA master contract employed at Yellow, Holland and New Penn will get a $1.00 per hour raise on April 1, which is the sum of a 40¢ contractual raise and a 60¢ COLA raise, pursuant to Article 33, section 4. Road drivers will get a 2.5¢ per mile bump.

Freight Division Takes Action to Protect Teamster Work at Holland

IBT Freight Director John A. Murphy has issued a memo to Holland VP of Trucker Relations calling for an end to Holland’s use of Purchased Transportation by March 12, 2022.

Profit-Sharing Bonuses on the Way for ABF Teamsters

ABF Teamsters will receive profit-sharing bonuses on February 16, according to a memo from the Teamsters Freight Division. 

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