Freight Panel Corrects Decision

On February 21 the National Freight Grievance Committee issued a clarification in a case from Local 776, which protects the right of a freight Teamster to appeal to a third doctor regarding a DOT physical. If the company doctor disqualifies an employee, and the Teamster’s personal doctor gives a conflicting diagnosis, the Teamster can appeal to a third doctor.

This document corrects what appeared to be a very wrong-headed decision issued on February 3.

Click here to read the decision

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