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Updated On: Mar 03, 2011

 


 

 


YRCW NEWS
YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) has once again extended the expiration date for its debt-for-equity offer, until 11:59 p.m. December 17, 2009.
Other key stakeholders - the company's workers, the pension funds and the company's secured lenders - have already
made significant sacrifices as part of the restructuring of the company. 
The Union will continue to monitor this situation carefully.  As developments occur,
we will provide updates on the Teamster web site so that our members will have the latest information.

To view the company's news release please CLICK HERE 

Latest News release December 17, 2009




 TO ALL COACH OPERATORS AT OCTA

November 10, 2009 - Your Workers' Compensation Bonus Is At Risk!
November 9, 2009 - Recent Events Update

October 5, 2009 - Recent Events
September 11, 2009 - Health and Welfare Bonus



 



**THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED
IN THIS EVENT. WE HAD A GOOD TURNOUT WITH
GREAT TEAMWORK. PICTURES WILL BE UP SOON.**

Saturday, November 7, 2009November 3, 2009 - Recent Events UpdateOctober 30, 2009 - Excise Tax Credits for Alternative Fuel

CITIZENSHIP FAIR/TALLER DE CIUDADANÍA
10:00am - 4:00pm
Teamsters Local 952
140 South Marks Way
Orange, CA 92868

For More Information in
English and Spanish

 

 


IBT LEGISLATIVE UPDATE - SEPTEMBER 2009

For your up to date information regarding issues concerning Teamsters and their families
Employee Free Choice Act
Health Insurance Reform
Pension Reform
Clean Energy Jobs and more...Click here

List of House Democrats that have signed on Rep. Courtney Anti-tax Health Benefits Letter
www.teamstersforhealthcarereformnow.org

 

 

CASE CLOSED: A RESOUNDING VICTORY FOR TRANSIT RIDERS

CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL PRESS RELEASE

ASSOCIATION LAWSUIT

SO-CALLED 'CADILLAC' Tax Would ACTUALLY IMPACT 40% of Health Care Plans
CLICK HERE to read full CWA report
Baucus Excise Tax on 'High Cost' Insurance Plans is a Tax on workers' Health Benefits by Another Name

 

PRESCRIPTIONS
Making Sense of the Health Care Debate
September 25, 2009
 

 

 proceedings of the 101st Annual Meeting
Non-State Actors and The International Institutional Order:
Central Bank Capture and the Globalization of Monetary Amnesia

By Timothy A. Canova


The Financial Panic of 2008 and Its Aftermath
By Timothy A. Canova


Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Betty Hutton Williams Professor of International Economic Law 
Chapman University




 

 

 Judge Rejects Settlement Over Merrill Bonuses
Louise Story - NYTimes
September 15, 2009
Read More on this DECISION

 

Rite Aid, Oliver J. Bell & Associates,
and the Case for the Employee Free Choice Act

August 12, 2009

 

 

  

 

 

Transportation For America

 

STRANDED AT THE STATION

 

The Impact of the Financial Crisis in Public Transportation

 

 
 


 

                                                                              

                                                                                             

 

On Monday, July 20th, Local 952 Teamster members ratified a 4 year agreement with a 5 to 1 ratio vote at Fullerton’s Oscar Meyer’s Lunchables Kraft Foods facility. 
The agreement provides for contributions on the Health and Welfare and Wages yielding a return of over 80 cents an hour the first year.
The agreement also improved language on the seniority application in short term layoffs and the attendance policy as well as many other improvements.

El lunes 20 de Julio, miembros de Teamsters Local 952 ratificaron un contrato de 4 años en un margen de 5 a 1 en la planta de Oscar 
Meyer Lunchables de Kraft Foods de Fullerton. El Contrato provee contribuciones salarios y del 
plan médicos otorgando un regreso de un promedio de mas de 80 centavos el primer año.
El Contrato también mejoro la aplicación de señoría en descansos cortos de tiempo y a la política de asistencia con muchas otras mejoras.

  

 

 

 

 

REFERENDUM FOR THE NATIONAL FREIGHT 
MODIFICATION AGREEMENT FOR YRCW COMPANIES
July 15, 2009

 

 

Memorandum of Understanding (Tentative Agreement)
The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is a revised agreement between the Teamsters and YRCW that addresses the company’s immediate cash concerns and long-term competitiveness while protecting Teamster members’ jobs and benefits once the company returns to profitability.

CLICK HERE to read the MOU. 

July 14, 2009

FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK IBT WEBISTE

 

 

 


    

 

 PRIME-TIME SHUTTLE WORKERS
UNANIMOUSLY APPROVE FIRST CONTRACT

LAX Shuttle Workers Secure Strong Agreement

 

 

 


  

 

STATE COURT OF APPEALS
RESTORES TRANSIT FUNDING

June 30, 2009

 

 

 

 

TEAMSTERS AND YRCW REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENT
click here to read on

 

 

 

 

45 YEARS WITH THE UNION, JAMES TELFORD SAYS GOODBY
He transfered from Local 986 to 952 in 1984 
James was a Shop Steward for 4 years
Retired from Albertsons Brea Yard 06/2009

 

 

 

 

 

MISSOURI CONGRESSMAN INTRODUCES LONG-TERM FIX TO ASSIST METRO
Congressional Documents and Publications
June 10, 2009

     

President Obama Signed Yesterday (Wednesday, June 25, 2009)

Bill passes Senate and House June 18, 2009
that will simplify and allow flexibility for U.S. transit funding
Sec. 1202 Public Law 111-5

This bill should go before President Obama within the next 10 days
We will update you as information becomes available

  

 

 

 

 

  

Teamsters Applaud Congress For Giving 
Transit Agencies Funding Flexibility
  
Struggling Transit Systems Gain Important Operating Expenses Assitance

 

 

 

 

 

 



TEAMSTER, YRCW TO START 
NEGOTIATIONS JUNE 29
 


 

 

 


 

  

 



FREIGHT UPDATE - JUNE 18, 2009
Local Union Leaders Give TNFINC 
Authority to Negotiate YRCW Plan

click here for more information

 

 


 

 

 

COALITION AGAINST FISCALLY RECKLESS 
DIVERSION OF GAS TAX FUNDS

Letter to Assembly Member Noreen Evans - June 5, 2009

 

 

 


  

 


 

AMERICAN RIGHTS AT WORK NO HOLD BARRED
The Intensification of
Employer Opposition to Organizing
by
KATE BRONFENBRENNER
DIRECTOR OF LABOR EDUCATION RESEARCH
CORNELL SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL AND LABOR RELATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Court Denies FMC Injuction in Clean-trucks Case
R.G. Edmonson - April 16, 2009
Journal of Commerce on line

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROTESTERS MOURN 'DEATH' OF PUBLIC TRANSIT

Protesters continue opposition to bus cuts, officials look to fare evasion as a problem.

By SERENA MARIA DANIELS

The Orange County Register April 13, 2009






ORANGE
COUNTY
TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY 

MOCK FUNERAL FOR MASS TRANSIT 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Progressive Democrats of America and Teamsters Town Hall Meeting







Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Panelists



Dr. Bill Honigman - PDA California/OC Chapter Leader

Patrick D. Kelly - Teamsters Local 952 Secretary Treasurer & Executive Officer

Karen Bernal - PDA NorCal Coordinator, Progressive Caucus Officer

Brad Parker - Immediate Past VP PDA Los Angeles, Progressive Caucus Officer

Mike Milliman - Southern California Legislative and Political Chair for the Communications Workers of America (CWA)

Tefere Gebre - Executive Director, Orange County Central Labor Federation

Tim Carpenter - National Director - Progressive Democrats of America



WATCH TOWN HALL MEETINGS PART 1, 2 AND 3

 


 

 

 

For More Information on Location and Time click here

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

City of Long Beach
Official Special Municipal Election
April 7, 2009
 


Unofficial Results for Election

Approximately 320 Provisional and Late absentee ballots left to be counted as of Wednesday, April 8, 2009 - Results will be available next week

 

 


 

 

 

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of ATA in Lawsuit Against Ports:

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Friday ruled in
favor of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) in its lawsuit
seeking an injunction against the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach
Concession Plans. The three-judge panel ruled unanimously to remand the
case to the U.S. District Court and indicated that the judge should
grant the ATA an injunction against all or part of the Concession...

 
TO READ MORE CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 



MONDAY, April 13, 2009
 
8:00 AM— MOCK FUNERAL FOR MASS TRANSIT
9:00 AM — OCTA Board Meeting 

OCTA HEADQUARTERS
550 SOUTH MAIN STREET
ORANGE, CA 92863 

To read the flyer click here
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

HOFFA CONGRATULATES SOLIS ON 
CONFIRMATION 
AS 
LABOR SECRETARY


Official Statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

We are urging members to contact their
Congress person to include language in the
Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 Transportation
Appropriates Bill


Click here to read more about it........

 

 

 

 

 

LAWS JUST SIGNED BY PRESIDENT OBAMA 
IN SUPPORT OF LABOR



* NonDisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts

 

* Notification of Employee Rights Under Federal Labor Laws

 

* Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies


* Economy in Government Contracting

 

* Use of Project Labor Agreements for Federal Construction Projects

 

 

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LETTERS FROM SECRETARY-TREASURER 
PATRICK D. KELLY

to

      


President Obama



Senator Dianne Feinstein 


Senator Barbara Boxer

 

 

*Please Note*: You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed to view the pdf files.
(Click the image to download Acrobat Reader.)

 

 
 

Subcontracted Bargaining Unit Work and Requst for Proposals (RFP) 8-1326

LETTER TO O.C.T.A.'S CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER 
ARTHUR T. LEAHY 
FROM
TEAMSTERS LOCAL 952 
SECRETARY-TREASURER PATRICK D. KELLY
  
Posted 2-11-2009 

 

 

 

URGENT LETTERS FROM PATRICK D. KELLY, SECRETARY-TREASURER TO ELECTED OFFICIALS 
URGING THEM TO SUPPORT
SENATE AMENDMENT 185 TO THE AMERICAN RECORVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT

 

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

SENATOR DIANNE FIENSTEIN

SENATOR BARBARA BOXER

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCTA Coach Operators, Veolia Transportation Employees Urge 
President Obama and Senate to 
Support Senate Amendment 185 (Schumer--Specter Amendment) 
as Part of Economic Stimulus to Prevent Layoffs in the Region
 

 Teamsters Local 952 Coach Operators, mechanics and service workers, and Veolia transportation employees are urging President Obama and Senators Boxer and Feinstein to support the Amendment which will provide transit operations funding. It is important the community and transit users contact President Obama and our two U.S. Senators in support of this measure. Without this funding transit districts throughout the country face serious service cuts - 40 million dollars in Orange County and 150 million dollars in Los Angeles over the next two years.


 

 

 

WE ARE ASKING OUR MEMBERS, THE COMMUNITYAND TRANSIT USERS TO SUPPORT SENATE AMENDMENT 185 (SCHUMER--SPECTER). PLEASE WRITE, E-MAIL, FAX OR CALL PRESIDENT OBAMA AND YOUR U.S. SENATORS RIGHT NOW.

 

PRESIDENT OBAMA 

THE WHITE HOUSE 
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20500
Phone: (202) 456-1111
Fax: (202) 456-2461
website: www.whitehouse.gov
(direct link to write him a message)


SENATOR DIANNE FEINSTEIN 

WASHINGTON, D.C. 
United States Senate
331 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
Phone: (202) 224-3841
Fax: (202) 228-3954

CALIFORNIA 
11111 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 915
 Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: (310) 914-7300
Fax: (310) 914-7318

E-mail: senator@feinstein.senate.gov


SENATOR BARBARA BOXER 

WASHINGTON, D.C. 
112 Hart Senate Office Building 501
Washington, D.C. 20510
Phone: (202) 224-3553
Fax: (202) 224-0454

CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE
I Street, Suite 7-600
 Sacramento, CA 95814
 Phone: (916) 448-2787
 Fax: (916) 448-2563 
website: www.boxer.senate.gov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOLIS WINS EASY COMMITTEE APPROVAL


Hilda Solis wins easy approval of the Senate Health 
Education Pensions and Labor Committee.

-Posted February 12, 2009-

 

TO READ ARTICLES ON SOLIS CLICK THE LOGOS







 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Information with Respect to
REVENUE AND SERVICE CUTS IN ORANGE COUNTY 
AT
ORANGE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

 FISCAL YEAR 2009-10
BUDGET ASSUMPTIONS

 ORANGE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION-
LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FUND

Posted February 2, 2009


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PRESS CONFERENCE
January 30, 2009

Ronald Regan Federal Court Building in Santa Ana, California
Call on President Obama, Senators Boxer and Feinstein to Include Funding for
OCTA Operations in Federal Economic Stimulus Legislation

  

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

LOCAL-BY-LOCAL YRCW VOTE RESULTS
The YRCW modifications were ratified by a 77-23 percent margin.
 January 9, 2009

Members of Locals 705, 710 and local unions in suburban Chicago cast ballots, but those results are not included in the following list. Members of those local unions should contact their local unions for the vote results. Also, the following results have not yet been certified. 

For Your Locals Results
CLICK HERE

 

TEAMSTER FREIGHT MEMBERS RATIFY YRCW JOB SECURITY PLAN
Agreement Will Protect Union Workers’ Jobs, Benefits 
January 8, 2009 

 

  

  

FOR THE LATEST IBT NEWS CLICK HERE

     

 

 

 

 

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