2019 Tentative YRCW National Master Freight Agreement Information
The following materials provide information on the tentative National Master Freight Agreement covering Teamster members at YRC Freight, Holland and New Penn. These agreements have been unanimously recommended by the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee. Ballot packets will be mailed to all members on or about April 19. All votes must be cast online or by phone by Friday, May 3 at noon (Eastern Time.) Ballots will be counted at 4 p.m. (Eastern) on May 3.
(WASHINGTON) – The five-year contract covering about 250,000 Teamster-represented workers at UPS will take effect at 12:01 a.m. tomorrow, Monday, April 29, after workers in Michigan ratified the last outstanding supplemental agreement.
The national contract will increase wages, protect benefits and create thousands of new full-time jobs. Read More... Download: 04.28.19UPSFinal.pdf
After the launch of the new MyTeamCare.org website, use of SSN numbers to research information on members was not allowed. As you know, the new site was designed solely to be used with Unique Medical Id numbers (UMIs). As with the launch of most new websites, there are always "tweaks" to be made - and TeamCare's was no different. Read More...
Attention all Holland and YRC Members:
There will be a conference call on Wednesday, April 10th at 8:00 pm Eastern time, in order to give updates on the Contract and the upcoming ratification process. The number to call in is (866)767-0669. No Access code is needed. Read More...
How the Horrific Tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Led to Workplace Safety Laws
PATRICK J. KIGER
Young women became trapped by tables, bulky equipment and doors that locked or opened the wrong way as flames enveloped the eighth, ninth and 10th floors of the Asche Building in New York City’s Greenwich Village on March 25, 1911. Read More...
Teamsters Local Union 509 Membership Meeting / Hurricane Florence
It is the intentions of General Teamsters Local Union 509 to hold the Membership Meeting for Saturday September 15, 2018 as usual. Read More...
17 Great Motivational Quotes About Organized Labor
Labor unions created the middle class. Too bad they're not around to keep it alive and kicking.
By Geoffrey JamesContributing editor, Inc.com@Sales_Source
CREDIT: Getty Images
Not everybody realizes Labor Day was originally create to honor organized labor (i.e. labor unions). Read More...