Vote count begins on Teamsters contract at YRC Worldwide

Mark Davis
Kansas City Star
January 07, 2014
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Two days of ballot counting starts Wednesday morning, with the paychecks of 26,000 Teamsters and the future of YRC Worldwide Inc. hanging on the outcome.

This is the fourth time in five years the unionized drivers, dock workers, mechanics, clerks, porters, janitors and maintenance workers have voted on reduced pay and benefits. Each time, the struggling Overland Park-based trucking giant has said it needs the concessions to survive and compete.

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