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ABF Contract Passes - Some Supplements Rejected

Teamsters at ABF have narrowly passed a proposed contract that restores some of what had been lost in the 2013 contract, but falls short of what most ABF Teamsters expect and deserve.

We will post a link to the local by local results as they become available.

In Divided Vote, IBT Moves Ahead with Pension Threat at ABF

A divided IBT General Executive Board voted 13-9 to move ahead with the ABF ratification vote and rejected a motion to fix the pension freeze that threatens the retirement benefits of hundreds of ABF Teamsters.

Vote No at ABF

Teamsters United urges ABF Teamsters to Vote No on the ABF tentative deal and send our negotiators back to the table to get it right.

Vote No & Help Unionize ABF’s Nonunion Divisions

ABF Teamsters care most about restoring the concessions we gave up. But by Voting No, we can also win a contract change that will allow us to organize the company’s nonunion divisions.

Wall Street Says ABF Got Best of Teamster Negotiators

Wall Street analysts report that ABF deal would be a win for management if it’s approved because of “low annual wage increases and a freeze in pension contributions.”

Vote No at ABF Contract Bulletin

ABF Teamsters are distributing a new Vote No at ABF Contract Bulletin at contract meetings and in break rooms and parking lots. Road drivers are making copies to distribute at other terminals. 

Hoffa’s in a Rush to Sell ABF Deal

The Hoffa administration is moving fast to push the ABF contract. The details of the secret deal will be revealed on Thursday. Electronic voting to approve or reject the deal will begin within days after that. ABF Teamsters need to be ready to cast an informed vote.

 

Officers to Review ABF Tentative Agreement April 12

The International Union has set a meeting for April 12 in Chicago where local officers from all ABF locals will review the proposed tentative national contract.

ABF Tentative Agreement Reached, But Terms Kept Secret

ABF and the IBT Freight Division have reached a tentative national agreement. No details have been released to the members.

98% of ABF Teamsters Vote to Authorize Strike

Teamsters at several locals voted by 98% over the past two weeks to authorize a strike. The vote sent a strong message to the company that its propaganda won’t stop members from uniting for a strong contract.

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