“We have done our share and it is time for the company to step up.”

Discussion in 'YRC Freight' started by Kennesaw Kid, Nov 26, 2013.

  1. Kennesaw Kid

    Kennesaw Kid Super Moderator Staff Member

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  2. bandersnatch

    bandersnatch Member

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    "Fortunately, after some concessions, the Teamster negotiators were able to protect union jobs..." (Pg. 6)

    If job protection is the primary focus, I don't see the point in voting ourselves out of a job. IBT doesn't represent the unemployed.
     
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  3. longblade

    longblade im here to make you uncomfortable

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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^hate it when the nonunion guys come here and beg guys to keep taking it in the rear ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
     
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    Wrench97 Well-Known Member

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  5. Bruno

    Bruno gainfully employed ?";'':/!??

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    Exactly. Although we still have some of the better jobs in the freight industry, if we allow these concessions we are losing the last few reasons to work union. Our actual wages are already lower than all of the top tier non LTL carriers. Allowing more contractors will cause road drivers to lose jobs quickly. No OT after 8 hrs will mean every time we have a holiday, we will work long days for straight time etc...
     
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  6. tutone710

    tutone710 Your Retirement Canceled

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    There a lot of union NON YRC people telling you what you should do, which will benefit them the most, not you. They should take a step back, this is not thier fight. Mesters I belive they are called. Here's to you. :fingure:
     
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    Hoosierky Enjoying Life Everyday!

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    The NON YRC people will find out quick how much their company loves them if we close! It will start with automatic cuts in pay and bennies, and go deeper after that!
     
  8. roadguyright

    roadguyright Member

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    I agree,if this concession goes thru,i say its time to decertify our present teamster union,and certify another one,which one,dont know,after dues subtraction we will be making less than the non's.
     
  9. tripleswest

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    Exactly, the non union companies will bend there employees over. The trucking industry will look very different.
     
  10. mysticobra

    mysticobra Just here.

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    All a$$holes and no elbows eh.... :hysterical:
     
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  11. Bart

    Bart Well-Known Member

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    LEHIGH vALLEY Well-Known Member

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    joes bar and grill Well-Known Member

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    I doubt that YRC is the standard they strive to beat.
     
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  14. Kennesaw Kid

    Kennesaw Kid Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Because Local 63 removed it from their site....Hmmm?....KK
     
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  15. Bart

    Bart Well-Known Member

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    So what was it KK?
     
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  16. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY The Trump,of Patel Consulting

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    Yellow Roadway Global....
     
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  17. Kennesaw Kid

    Kennesaw Kid Super Moderator Staff Member

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    A quote from Randy Cammock....it is on the original post.....the newsketter from Local 63 has been removed....hmmm? KK
     
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    ESP Well-Known Member

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    That had to be an accident, they would not have done that on purpose. :idunno::scratchhead:
     
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  19. Griz

    Griz Well-Known Member

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    Everybody is writing "there is no way Ups will buy such a run down carrier", but take a look at Overnite pre buyout and there are a lot of similarities.
     
  20. Freightmaster1

    Freightmaster1 Well-Known Member

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    OK then, how about a quote from our buddy Rome....

    http://www.teamstersjc7.org/newsletter/PDFs/JC7news_11-DJ.pdf
    :wtflol:
     

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