On January 31, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a complaint and “notice of hearing” against Jack Cooper Specialized and the Teamsters National Automobile Transporters Industry Negotiating Committee (TNATINC). Read More...
A Decision has been issued in a National Labor Relations Board complaint against Ford contractor Voith Industrial Services. The Company was found to have violated numerous sections of the National Labor Relations Act for several incidents surrounding the termination of two Local 89 affiliated workers.
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Local 89 members voted overwhelmingly this weekend to reject the latest proposed UPS Freight agreement. In a very sizable turn out of 79% of eligible voters, 92 voted no and just 7 voted yes. The voting was conducted at two separate meetings in Bowling Green and Louisville.
The proposed extension of the YRCW contract was voted down 12,028 to 7,623. YRC and Holland members in Local 89 rejected the extension 27 to 159. Members are now awaiting the next move by the Company and the IBT.
During a December meeting at Teamsters Local 89, YRC and Holland members unanimously accepted a motion to reject more proposed concessions and company bailouts.
While many of us are at home or out enjoying this weekend before Christmas, most of our Local 89 sisters and brothers are working long, tiring hours. Though these members are compensated for these extended hours and workweeks through their contracts, they are foregoing valuable time with family and friends that cannot be replaced.
Local 89 Freight Teamsters Say NO To More Company Bailouts--Local 89 Executive Board Recommends Rejection of Latest YRC Concessions
Freight Teamsters unanimously accepted a motion today to reject concessions proposed by YRC. The Motion came after President Zuckerman and Freight Agent Kevin Oliva reviewed and addressed details of the proposed agreement with the Membership.
Freight members met at the Local 89 today to hear details regarding the recent revelation that YRC is facing dire financial problems. Local 89 President Fred Zuckerman and Freight Agent Kevin Oliva attended a meeting in Dallas on Tuesday November 6th in which the Company gave the specifics on its plan to bring itself back from the financial brink.
The Independent Review Board—an entity established to investigate alleged wrong doing within the Teamsters Union—has recommended charges be enforced against International Vice-President and Local 25 President Sean O’Brien for violations of the IBT Constitution.