Tagged: abf freight system inc.

Teamsters Deal Brings Flexibility, Value to ABF

by Marty Cook 12/9/2013 12:00 am

While analysts say it will take awhile for ABF Freight System Inc. to fully realize the benefits of its five-year labor agreement with the Teamsters, the deal is already going over well on Wall Street.

Arkansas Best to Close 30 Service Terminals

by Lance Turner 12/5/2013 08:00 am

Arkansas Best Corp. of Fort Smith is working to close 30 service facilities for its ABF Freight System Inc. subsidiary, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday.

ABF Freight, Teamsters Ratify 5-Year Labor Agreement

by Marty Cook 10/31/2013 10:04 am

After months of negotiations, ABF Freight System Inc. and the Teamsters ratify a five-year labor agreement that will go into effect Sunday. The contract, which runs through 2018, calls for 7 percent wage reduction, along with other benefit cuts. The wage reductions begin Sunday.

Kudos: UA Law School's Website Logs National Ranking

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/24/2013 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas School of Law's website home page has been ranked third in the nation by the Georgetown University Law Center.

ABF, Wal-Mart Tangle with Unions in Separate Court Cases

by Lance Turner 3/26/2013 09:53 am

Two Arkansas-based public companies are in legal tussles with unions in their respective industries: the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.

Talks Between ABF, Teamsters to Continue; Existing Deal Expires March 31

by Chris Bahn 3/11/2013 12:00 am

Negotiations between ABF Freight System Inc. and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters will resume next week.