As we wait to see what YRC is going to cram down our throats this time I think it's time for us to reflect on why they continue to come to it's Union employees for more. In the propaganda they have furnished us they admit that former management has made mistakes and for that the employees should again be punished for it by either more give backs or an additional five years of subpar incentives. Let's not forget what our give backs have gotten us so far. They crying poverty to us but then try to acquire ABF. I believe poor decisions by management has gotten us here and they need to do more than come to us for an easy out and ask for more concessions. What makes us think that this time will be different? With that being said are we going to roll over and give them what they want or actually negotiate? I believe it's time that we threaten to walk out if whatever they offer puts the employees in a worse position then the previous three concessions that they have received already. I feel that as UNION employees we (and I am including myself) have become scared, fat and lazy and have forgotten what our previous union forefathers have done in the past to make the UNION strong and formidable. Look at us now, weak, giving in and getting nothing in return. Agreeing to YRC terms to "save" jobs is a cop out. We need to grow a set and let them know that their behavior and management style has gotten us to where we are today and it is unacceptable. I feel if we stand up to them we can avoid losing additional pay and benefits in turn for an agreement we both can live with instead of one way their way or the highway. I also believe the UNION leaders need to step up. Unfortunately I believe they will just push this on us with fear because quite honestly all their interest is is to continue having union dues come in to their coffers at the rate of 26,000 employees. There is no fire in our union leaders belly anymore. YRC is too big a company to go under and they know that and that will be an absolute last resort but let's say they do go under. We all will find another job with another company most likely stronger financially then YRC is. All this freight we are hauling everyday is going to go to another company and I assure you they will not have the manpower to handle it. So guys, If you made it this far I thank you as this is a long rant. The short version of what I am trying to say is we need to stand strong and not be afraid to walk this time. If we don't then we might as well get rid of the union and save ourselves our monthly dues. God bless and stay strong and UNITED!!