Sunday, April 21, 2013

Teamsters meet in Dallas to discuss YRC Freight restructuring

Representatives of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters are meeting in Dallas on Friday to discuss YRC Worldwide Inc.’s proposed change of operations request
The meeting, which is being attended by union leadership from throughout the country, will determine whether the union that represents more than 25,000 of the Overland Park less-than-truckload carrier’s employees will consent to a plan that will alter the organization of subsidiary YRC Freight’s operational network.

YRC Freight, led by president Jeff Rogers, has said it considers the plan to be the right business move. The union has been hesitant to adopt the plan right away because the proposed change will reduce the company’s total workforce and close terminals nationwide.  Full Story.....

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