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Teamsters decline to strike ABF

“In a vote with 77 percent turnout, a majority of the membership covered by the Central Region Local Cartage Supplement has overwhelmingly (70 percent to 30 percent) chosen not to authorize a strike at ABF,” a news release from the Teamsters stated.

The Trucker News Services

10/30/2013

WASHINGTON —  Central Region Local Cartage Teamsters have “overwhelmingly” decided not to strike at ABF, the union reported in a recent update.

“In a vote with 77 percent turnout, a majority of the membership covered by the Central Region Local Cartage Supplement has overwhelmingly (70 percent to 30 percent) chosen not to authorize a strike at ABF,” a news release from the Teamsters stated.

The release added that in compliance with the IBT Constitution, TNFINC will poll the ABF Master Negotiating Committee within the next 24 hours to determine whether to accept ABF’s final offer on the last remaining open supplement.

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