May 29, 2009: When Ramp Management tried to bust our union, members fought back—and now they’re back at work.
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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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.
April 1, 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?
March 2, 2009: Jack Cooper, operating as PMT in the West, has lost GM traffic in Los Angeles and Milpitas, Calif. to a nonunion outfit called Harbor Auto Transport.
March 2, 2009: With few carhaulers working, you would think that Jack Cooper would lay off management to bring the number in line with what is needed.
March 2, 2009: It’s bad enough that the majority of Teamster carhaulers are not working; now Local 604 reports that an International auditor working for IBT Secretary-Treasurer Tom Keegel has tol
March 2, 2009: When the International gave Allied the 17.5 percent wage concession, the deal provided that Allied’s Axis subsidiary would become union. Two years later, that hasn’t happened.