Tuesday, November 17, 2009

YRC seeks to close Richfield truck terminal, shift some work to Copley

Trucking company YRC Worldwide plans to close a terminal in Richfield and move the work to two other Northeast Ohio terminals, including its Copley Township facility.

The financially struggling Overland Park, Kan.-based company, parent of the former Roadway in Akron, has told its Teamsters workers that it is seeking what is called a ''change in operations'' in its contract that will lead to the closing of the terminal at 2977 Brecksville Road.

The information is in a 10-page memo sent to the union; YRC executives could not be reached for comment early today. Full Story.......

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