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December 12, 2014

Florida Con-Way Freight Terminal Votes to Join Teamsters

A group of 74 drivers and dockworkers at Con-way Freight in Miami Lakes, Fla., voted on Thursday to join Teamsters Local 769 in North Miami, Fla.

December 10, 2014

Teamsters Withdraw Vote at FedEx Freight on Eve of Election

The Teamsters Union’s recent effort to organize drivers at FedEx Freight terminals is losing momentum with it pulling another organizing election petition.

December 8, 2014

Con-way Freight Employees Vote Down Teamsters at Texas Terminal

Employees at Con-way Freight's Harlingen, Texas, facility voted to reject representation by the Teamsters Union in Friday's election.

December 5, 2014

Pegging the BS Meter in the Restart Battle

"The American public will pay with their lives and their wallets if Congress gives in to the anti-safety agenda of trucking interests." Deborah Lockridge writes about why that and other quotes from a press release from "safety" advocates are BS in her All That's Trucking blog.

December 4, 2014

Teamsters Pull Nashville FedEx Freight Organizing Vote

For the fourth time in five weeks, the Teamsters Union has withdrawn an organizing election petition for drivers at one of FedEx Freight’s terminals.

December 1, 2014

FedEx Freight Drivers Vote Down Teamsters in Louisville

Truck drivers at FedEx Freight’s Louisville, Kentucky, terminal last week voted against representation by the Teamsters Union.

November 20, 2014

Teamsters Win Another FedEx Freight Vote, Cancels Other Elections

A group of 222 drivers at FedEx Freight's Charlotte, N.C., terminal have voted in favor of joining the Teamsters Union.

November 13, 2014

Newark FedEx Freight Drivers Reject Teamsters

An effort by the Teamsters Union to organize drivers at the FedEx Freight terminal in Newark, New Jersey was rejected in a Wednesday vote.

November 3, 2014

Teamsters Pick Up Win at Second FedEx Freight Terminal

The Teamsters Union chalked up its second win at FedEx Freight when a group of 113 drivers at the company’s South Brunswick, N.J., terminal voted Friday to join Teamsters Local 701.

October 31, 2014

Teamsters Cancel Organizing Vote at FedEx Freight Terminal

After months of trying to convince FedEx Freight drivers in Middletown, Pennsylvania, to join the Teamsters, the union withdrew the election petition on Thursday, the day before vote.

October 27, 2014

Second Con-way Terminal Joins Teamsters; Two Vote No

The Teamsters Union has gotten the go-ahead from workers at a second Con-way Freight terminal to represent them in talks with company management, but were turned back at two other locations in votes all supervised by the National Labor Relations Board.

October 15, 2014

Teamsters Get First Win in Attempt to Organize FedEx Freight Drivers

After years of attempting to organize drivers at trucking company FedEx Freight, the Teamsters Union on Tuesday scored its first victory.

October 13, 2014

N.J. FedEx Freight Workers Reject Organizing Attempt

Drivers working out of FedEx Freight’s Cinnaminson, New Jersey, facility have rejected an organizing attempt by the Teamsters Union.

September 19, 2014

Advocates, Teamsters Sue for Training Rule

Safety advocates and the Teamsters union are suing to force the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to issue truck driver training rules. The suit comes just a month after the agency launched an attempt to negotiate a rule because it has not been able to draft a rule that would be accepted by all the parties.

September 15, 2014

Laredo Con-Way Freight Truckers Vote to Join Teamsters

The 55-49 decision makes this the first time employees at what is one of the nation’s largest less-than-truckload carriers have voted to be represented by the union.

July 14, 2014

Port Truckers End Strike After Five Days

After a five-day unfair labor practice strike at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, striking port truck drivers voted unanimously to agree to a “cooling off” period late Friday after it was requested by L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti.

July 7, 2014

Los Angeles/Long Beach Port Truckers on Strike

Port truck drivers from three of Los Angeles’ leading drayage firms began indefinite strikes on Monday morning over claims of unfair labor practices at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

June 11, 2014

Teamsters Push Back Against 34-Hour Restart Change Following Morgan Crash

In a letter to U.S. House of Representatives members sent this week, Teamsters Union President James Hoffa denounced two potential amendments to legislation saying they will weaken highway safety standards by putting fatigued drivers on the road in bigger, heavier trucks.

May 2, 2014

Teamsters Target Swift CEO Jerry Moyes' Power

A Teamsters Union proposal that it says addresses trucking company Swift Transportation’s “dual class stock structure” is getting a boost from the country’s largest proxy voting advisory firm.

May 1, 2014

First Quarter Losses Widen for YRC Worldwide

The parent company to the carrier YRC Freight and others moved to a bigger loss in the first quarter of the year.

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