“We continue to believe that our company can best meet the needs of our employees by maintaining an open, respectful and direct relationship with our employees, without the interference of a union,” he said in a statement.
The vote counts were not available, and Southern California union officials from the Teamsters Joint Council 42 could not be reached for comment Oct. 24.
Workers at Con-way’s Laredo, Texas, terminal last month became the company’s first to vote to join the Teamsters.
Con-way Freight is the third-largest U.S. less-than-truckload carrier, behind FedEx Freight and YRC Worldwide. It is part of Con-way Inc., which ranks No. 4 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of U.S. and Canadian for-hire carriers.
Source: Transport Topics