LONG BEACH, Calif.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
27 Jan 2014
YRC Worldwide’s Teamsters employees approved a five-year contract by a wide margin this weekend, giving the struggling trucking operator concessions needed to refinance $1.36 billion in debt.
24 Jan 2014
This weekend, about 26,000 YRC Teamsters will visit union halls across the country to vote on the second proposed contract aimed at extending wage and pension benefit concessions. Their vote will determine whether YRC Worldwide has a shot at refinancing $1.36 billion in long-term debt.
17 Jan 2014
The Teamsters union and YRC Worldwide reached a tentative contract agreement Friday that must be reviewed by local union leaders before being put to a vote.
17 Jan 2014
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters wants YRC Worldwide to offer “meaningful improvements” in any contract proposal that replaces the one defeated by rank-and-file members last week.
16 Jan 2014
YRC Worldwide said it will revise its failed contract proposal, rather than put the proposal to a second vote. The company is in discussions with Teamsters union leaders.
14 Jan 2014
YRC Worldwide CEO James Welch urged employees “to stay focused on providing the best possible customer service” as the company works “diligently to explore all options available” after YRC Teamsters rejected the company’s contract proposal.
13 Jan 2014
UPS Freight Teamsters approved a new five-year contract last weekend that raises wages but gives the LTL carrier some flexibility to subcontract line-haul work.
10 Jan 2014
YRC Teamsters decisively rejected proposed concessions, casting the company's ability to refinance $1.4 billion in debt before it comes due into doubt.
02 Jan 2014
The deadline is drawing near for a Teamster vote that could decide the fate of $4.9 billion trucking operator YRC Worldwide by deciding whether to extend wage and benefit cuts an additional four years through 2019.
19 Dec 2013
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters’ union members at UPS Freight are set to vote next month on the less-than-truckload unit’s amended five-year contract proposal.
26 Nov 2013
Teamster leaders will meet next week to review a contract proposal from YRC Worldwide and decide whether to submit it to the membership for a vote.