The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) and YRC Freight, New Penn and Holland met this week for another round of bargaining for a new national agreement to succeed the agreement that is set to expire on March 31, and more progress was made.
After holding federal workers’ paychecks hostage for 35 days, President Donald Trump finally gave in to immense nationwide pressure and signed legislation to reopen the government on Friday. As AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka (UMWA) said, “President Trump didn’t want to end this shutdown—the collective action of working people demanded it.”
By standing together, working people got each other through this shutdown. We mobilized, organized and proved the indispensable value of our labor to those who have tried to ignore us. Now we will fight for a long-term government funding bill and legislation to guarantee that all workers are made whole.
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