April 10, 2013: A hearing was held in federal court in St. Louis today in the case ABF filed against the IBT and YRC, in an effort to win concessions that the company could not get passed by the rank and file.
If you care to listen to the brief hearing and attorneys’ arguments click here.
Then click on Court Session, then select April 2013 and click on case number 12-3090.
Labor attorneys consulted by Teamsters for a Democratic Union give ABF little chance in the case. Additionally, the IBT may put dismissing the case on the table as a condition to sign a contract with ABF this month.