XPO union thread.

Discussion in 'XPO Logistics' started by upnorth, Oct 12, 2016.

  1. Cab Lizzard

    Cab Lizzard Well-Known Member

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    Connecticut Teamsters won their election today............72 Yes 49 No
     
  2. highspeeds

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    Not to underscore this for the pro crowd.... but this doesn't really effect us as much, far more interested in what those drivers in Aurora do.
     
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  3. icedriver

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    Yeah, because Chicagoland could take off like a wildfire.
     
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  4. Hoot Owl

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    Aurora won their election
     
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  5. icedriver

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    Which side won?
     
  6. Hoot Owl

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    Union won 38-33
     
  7. highspeeds

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    That's a hell of a turnout. 71 of 72 drivers.
     
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  8. highspeeds

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    Haven't seen any news release on either of these votes yet. Not that I don't trust random strangers on the internet but, it would be nice to see something wrote up about the results.
     
  9. icedriver

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    It's also on the Teamsters Twitter page.
     
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  10. highspeeds

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    Sure is. I don't have the Facebook. I'm sure there is plenty all over that as well.
     
  11. ConwayDSR

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    Awesome! Let's see what happens next! If they get a decent contract.. welp.. We'll all be union!
     
  12. highspeeds

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    That's the trick. Jacobs is extraordinarily anti union. Will you ever see a contract ? How long has it been and none of the other terminals that voted when we were still Con-way have contracts ?

    While I understand and respect what these people are doing, I feel it's a wasted effort. These big corporations would rather pay whatever penalty than concede to the union.

    With the way things are going I would not be surprised to see several more union votes very soon. Let's see if it generates a reaction or response before we jump to conclusions.
     
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  13. Fly-by-night

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    You need the big barn to go first. The end of the line and small barns have to watch there step he can always just close them
     
  14. SAC75

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    That's not true. Once they vote to go union the NLRB makes that almost impossible to do. The union would claim it as a threat of being fired.
     
  15. Cab Lizzard

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    That would be an unfair labor charge with the NLRB.
     
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    The NLRB is out gunned by these companies bottomless pockets and fancy lawyers.
     
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    I don't know about that. We'd need another ten line haul runs a night to cover what gets picked through. And the peddles would get kinda line haul-ish themselves.
     
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  18. c-cat

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    PYX they closed
     
  19. c-cat

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    PYX Penn Yan is who they closed down
     
  20. c-cat

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    They cant close a terminal for at least one year after the vote, they can try to run freight around it, etc Half of XPO is already Union.
     

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