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  1. Keepingon

    Keepingon Well-Known Member

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    Thank you. That goes both ways I interact with Pyle P&D guys everyday
    Always courteous .
     
  2. newpenn22

    newpenn22 Active Member

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    Wasn't adp drivers teamsters @ one time? I remember when working for adp in albany the longest video during orentation was how going union again was a bad idea.
     
  3. jasonthedragon

    jasonthedragon FORMER Pumpkin

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    Yes sir. Back in the 80s I believe. Yeah, the powers that be take great offense to mentions of the "U" word.
     
  4. Local_Driver

    Local_Driver Pyle People deliver

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    1979 they decertified the union.
     
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  5. screwy louiey

    screwy louiey Well-Known Member

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    ABFer I'm a Queens guy but usually if you were riding I-495 (LIE) east when you past the cross island parkway or little neck you were about to cross the city limits and enter the Nassau county line starting Long Island. Or as we say "out on the island".
     
  6. screwy louiey

    screwy louiey Well-Known Member

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    BTW wasn't the Yellow barn bumped up next to the New Penn barn on Metropolitan Ave or was it the Roadway barn?
     
  7. Ice Road

    Ice Road New Member

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    Screwy Louie,The old Roadway barn is down on Grand Ave which is now Yrc,if you take a right out of New Penn onto Grand it lays down their on the right. The old Yellow barn and NP are both on Page Pl.
     
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  8. screwy louiey

    screwy louiey Well-Known Member

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    Ok now I got it cause I remember that bridge between the two companies as the river separated Queens and Brooklyn. I remember that river being so dirty and filthy you could walk across it.... Who is in the the old Yellow barn I knew there was an Asian restaurant food supplier across the street that kept Paige place congested with traffic? Thought the Yellow barn was a larger barn the Roadway Barn space and dock wise.
     
  9. nightowl

    nightowl Well-Known Member

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    The old YRC Barn was converted to a distribution center for Thomas English Muffins I do believe....
     
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  10. Sugarfoot

    Sugarfoot " I'm just a truck driver "

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    Yes, Bimbo Bread Company. The R yard, was bigger.
     
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  11. Sugarfoot

    Sugarfoot " I'm just a truck driver "

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    The Y dock was bigger. The R dock was ILA [long shoreman], that was the stumbling block. Finally the decision came down and the Y Teamsters dock had to resign from the Teamsters and become ILA members and entail behind the R dock list. They kept their vacation time from Their Teamster service.
    The reverse happened at Carlstadt, NJ. The R dock had to become Teamsters and resign from the ILA, because we closed the R terminal and moved into the Y barn.
     
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  12. screwy louiey

    screwy louiey Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, I did not know that, thanks for the info i am glad that i asked. It has been years since I worked up there when I started out shaping up at Carolina Freight, Roadway and Yellow. The ILA situation is that just a NY/NJ thing?
     
  13. Sugarfoot

    Sugarfoot " I'm just a truck driver "

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    I don't know about that. It was a mutual agreement between Gleason and Tony Pro Local # 560. It may have went on at other East Coast port cities.
     
  14. screwy louiey

    screwy louiey Well-Known Member

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    Off topic is ABF at the old Carolina Freight terminal over there at the dead end street......
     
  15. Sugarfoot

    Sugarfoot " I'm just a truck driver "

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    Yes they are in the former Carolina barn. Just across the north side of the canal from us.
     
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  16. newpenn22

    newpenn22 Active Member

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    Any updates on adp throwing out np?
     
  17. sabresfan

    sabresfan Well-Known Member

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    Nothing yet.
     
  18. joes bar and grill

    joes bar and grill Well-Known Member

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    Must have paid the rent.
     
  19. jasonthedragon

    jasonthedragon FORMER Pumpkin

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    Pyle wants them to vacate, New Penn is taking them to court. This matter will be up in the air for a few months, I'm assuming.
     
  20. sabresfan

    sabresfan Well-Known Member

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    Here's the latest info on Maspeth.
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