May 31, 2013 - Industry News
ABF Freight System and the Teamsters Union have reached another extension on the current labor agreement while they wait on rank and file members to vote on a new labor agreement between the two sides.
Tags: Teamsters, ABF, Fleets
Opponents of an "employee misclassification bill" passed Thursday by the New Jersey state Senate say they will continue to work to make sure the measure does not actually become law. The legislation creates a presumption that a work arrangement in the drayage trucking or parcel delivery trucking industries is an employer-employee relationship.
Tags: Drivers, New Jersey, Intermodal, Ports, Owner-Operators, Teamsters
May 10, 2013 - Industry News
Teamsters Union President James Hoffa Friday had some harsh words for LTL giant YRC Worldwide following news that it tried to purchase competitor Arkansas Best, which owns ABF, calling the move "unconscionable."
Tags: Arkansas Best, Teamsters, YRC Worldwide, ABF, YRC, LTL, Fleets
May 6, 2013 - Industry News
Representatives of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the trucking company ABF have reached a tentative contract agreement.
Tags: Arkansas Best, Teamsters, ABF, LTL
April 29, 2013 - Industry News
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters and United Parcel Service have reached tentative agreements on new five-year national contracts for package and freight workers.
Tags: UPS, Fleets, Teamsters
April 22, 2013 - Industry News
The Teamsters Union and Arkansas Best Freight System have agreed to another extension of the current labor contract, as the two sides seem far apart.
Tags: Arkansas Best, Teamsters, LTL, Fleets
April 19, 2013 - Industry News
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Friday morning handed down a blanket dismissal of a bid by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and the Teamsters union to overturn the pilot.
Tags: Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico, NAFTA, OOIDA, Teamsters
April 2, 2013 - Industry News
Representatives of the Teamsters Union are set to meet on April 19 with officials from YRC Freight to discuss changes to the less-than-truckload carrier’s terminal network.
Tags: YRC, Teamsters, YRC Worldwide, LTL, Fleets
The Teamsters Union and the less-than-truckload carrier ABF failed to reach an agreement by the time the most recent labor pact expired at the end of March, but they intend to keep talking, having agreed to a 30-day extension.
Tags: Arkansas Best, Teamsters, ABF, YRC Worldwide
March 13, 2013 - Industry News
The latest plan by nationwide less-than-truckload carrier YRC Freight to improve its financial and operational picture has been slowed.
Tags: LTL, YRC, Fleets, Teamsters
February 22, 2013 - Industry News
More than a year after the first Mexican truck rolled into the United States under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s long-haul, cross-border pilot program, the agency has approved the tenth carrier.
Tags: FMCSA, Cross-Border Trucking, OOIDA, Teamsters, Public Citizen, Mexico, Global
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