Shades Of 1970 and 1994?

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  1. Freightmaster1

    Freightmaster1 Well-Known Member

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    1970 Strike Yellow Freight System (49 years ago)!


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    1994 Strike Yellow Freight System (25 years ago)!

    Is it time to get the barrels and firewood and get ready to "hit the bricks" again?

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  2. jimmy g

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    I walked the line at Preston. A block away, Churchill went on strike as well. By the next day- Chirchill closed the doors. An hour later, our Local Pres came to us at Preston, and told us to go back to work, or we were next. If YRCW strikes, clear your locker before you go. They'll close.

    By the way, some YF guys came over from their strike, and worked casual on our dock while they struck...
     
  3. wongway

    wongway -15% Pay , Never forget

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    Stop the FEAR talk , 2019 is the time to stand up for the wages our Union Brothers fought for us years ago !!! [​IMG]
     
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  4. Freightmaster1

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    That's a big 10-4 wongway!

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    No Fear in Akron and Richfield Ohio in 1970!

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  5. Trucker 206

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    Great pics! Thanks for posting!
     
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  6. Freightmaster1

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  7. bankersruntheworld

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    get a parking lot of teamsters the same age in 2019 and take pics......i want to see what the differences are today compared to 1970 or whatever years those pics were produced....writings on the wall folks...end of the line
     
  8. Freightmaster1

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    Pre-Shift Meeting On The Dock?


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    Mr. Hawkins says if you vote YES on the contract he will buy coffee and donuts for everyone! Now get
    back to work!
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  9. bankersruntheworld

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    good thank you sir, go teamsters!

    at my previous terminal it was a click operations that protects certain peoples jobs

    yeah i got called n word....kamala......went to hr and they did not resolve it

    went to business agent....told me to put my card in

    so yeah not back to work for me.....but yeah i do like teamsters....good ones
     
  10. twisted-hippie

    twisted-hippie Why do we park in driveways & drive on parkways?

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  11. the5tolls

    the5tolls April 1, 2019.....paybacks are a bitch!

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    Do we have to wait till April 1 to take a strike vote or can that be done earlier?
     
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  12. flat top

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    You can take a thousand of them , but there's never going to be a strike.
     
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  13. Freightmaster1

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  14. wongway

    wongway -15% Pay , Never forget

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    Everybody can stand up for whats right back then or now !!! [​IMG]
     
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  15. Puff Driver

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    Agree this is all posturing.
    My guess is a 2 or 3% raise and back to the 'new normal'
    Everyone knows the alternative.....
     
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    Don't think a 2%-3% going to get it done, but we shall see.
     
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  17. Ted Decker trk

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    I was at CFCC at the time, couldn't believe we worked through that strike. We were told the international and the company had "come to an understanding ", or we would close.
     
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  18. Ted Decker trk

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    The good old days
     
  19. the5tolls

    the5tolls April 1, 2019.....paybacks are a bitch!

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    wongway -15% Pay , Never forget

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