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?
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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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.
December 22, 2008: TDU salutes Teamsters who made a difference in 2008, like carhaulers who united to fight concessions.
November 18, 2008: For more than a year, carhaulers have been treated like pawns in a game where the carriers, Ron Burkle, the bankruptcy court, and Fred Zuckerman call all the shots.
November 14, 2008: For more than a year, carhaulers have been treated like pawns in a game where the carriers, Ron Burkle, the bankruptcy court, and Fred Zuckerman call all the shots.
November 14, 2008: Two months after it was revealed that Allied paid bonuses to management personnel, in violation of the “equality of sacrifice” clause of the concession agreement, Teamsters a
November 14, 2008: In early November Teamster carhaulers at Allied learned that management will turn the governed speed in all tractors down from 66 mph to 62, and many drivers are not happy about