New YRC offer makes nondriver workers eligible for wage hikes; softens vacation sacrifices

DC Velocity
January 22, 2014

Union workers at YRC Worldwide Inc. will vote this weekend on a revised contract proposal that could be the last hope in keeping the less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier out of bankruptcy.

Workers will vote this weekend in secret ballots at union meetings nationwide. Ballots will be counted as soon as the meetings are over. The Teamsters union represents about 26,000 YRC workers.

Click here to read more at DC Velocity.

Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

Getting Out the Vote for O'Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United

The ballots are out and we’re on the verge of making history. As of Friday, 51,300 ballots are in. That means the vast majority of members who will vote in the election have not voted yet. Here are five things you can do right now to get out the vote.

Teamster Insurgents Could Win Their Union Election

One of the most common sentiments repeated by workshop leaders at the TDU convention was, ​The real fight is about to begin after we win.” — By Ryan Haney (reprinted from In These Times & Labor Notes)

View More News Posts