September 1, 2009: It’s a sad day when Teamsters in a core industry desert our union for another.
TDU in Action–Uniting to Rebuild Teamster Power in Carhaul
Teamster carhaulers showed our power when we voted down a concessionary agreement in 2008. Now carhaulers are getting organized to protect our jobs and our agreement.
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July 21, 2009: In June, Allied CEO Mark Gengregske went to the Cottage Grove, Minnesota, terminal to sell the drivers on more concessions: five percent on the Mazda work and 12.5 percent on the Chrysler traffic. The Teamsters said No.
June 30, 2009: Teamsters voted down Allied’s proposed mid-term concessions to the Eastern Canada carhaul agreement by 99% in voting over the past few days.
June 08, 2009: WASHINGTON — Trucking interests Friday took traditional partisan stances over the nomination of Anne S. Ferro to be the next administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
May 29, 2009: Jack Cooper Teamsters got a new boss in May, when Active Acquisitions bought a majority stake in Jack Cooper Transport.
May 29, 2009: When Ramp Management tried to bust our union, members fought back—and now they’re back at work.
May 22, 2009: Jack Cooper Teamsters got a new boss in May, when Active Acquisitions bought a majority stake in Jack Cooper Transport.
April 17, 2009: U.S. automakers said they are open to considering participation by auto haulers in the newly announced multibillion-dollar federal program aimed at stabilizing key parts suppliers.
April 10, 2009: Is IBT Carhaul Director Fred Zuckerman in favor of local-by-local concessions to undercut our national contract? Is that a Yes, or a No?
April 10, 2009: We believe we can, even in these difficult times.
But carhaulers need a national plan and national leadership.