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Local 174 represents Freight workers at:

ABF Freight, Oak Harbor, Peninsula Truck Lines, Reddaway, YRC Inc.
  • IBT Freight Division:
    The IBT Freight Division represents the interests of more than 75,000 Teamsters members from approximately 200 local unions. Freight employees include truck drivers, dockworkers, mechanics, and office personnel. On a daily basis, the Freight Division coordinates National Grievance Panels, Regional Grievance Panels, change of operations, and negotiations of individual contracts.

    Here at Local 174, the Freight Division represents over 400 members at five companies. Our members in this historically Teamster-dominated industry work hard every day to keep goods flowing to the people who need them.

    IBT Division Director: Tyson Johnson

  • Business Agents:

    Roger PardoRoger Pardo

    Senior Business Agent
    Contact Phone: 206-441-6060 ext. 1322
    ABF Freight, Peninsula Truck Lines, YRC Inc.

    Tim Allen
    Tim Allen
    Senior Business Agent
    Contact Phone: 206-441-6060 ext. 1316

    Patty WarrenPatty Warren
    Senior Business Agent
    Contact Phone: 206-441-6060 ext. 2823
    Oak Harbor

  • Useful Links:

    Grievance form link

    **Please note that Grievances MUST be submitted in person or by fax. They will not be accepted via email.**


Freight Teamsters in the News:


Ernie Soehl Appointed to Lead Teamsters National Freight Division

February 10, 2017

Prepared To Tackle Challenges Facing the Freight Industry

(WASHINGTON) – International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa has appointed Ernie Soehl as the director of the Teamsters National Freight Division.

“I am pleased to appoint Ernie Soehl to lead our National Freight Division moving forward,” Hoffa said. “Our freight members continue to face many difficult challenges in an industry that is fraught with uncertainty. I am confident that Ernie will tackle these challenges head on and lead the fight for our members.”

Minnesota Teamsters: O’Reilly Auto Parts Faces Distribution Crisis as Amazon Threat Looms

January 30, 2017

Minnesota Teamsters Overwhelmingly Reject Company’s Plan to Introduce Unsafe, Inefficient Delivery System; Workers Ready to Strike

(BLAINE, Minn.) –O’Reilly Auto Parts (NASDAQ: ORLY) drivers, represented by Teamsters Local 120, voted overwhelmingly yesterday to reject the company’s contract offer. Workers say management’s demands will create safety risks for drivers on the road, undermine their living standards and introduce inefficiencies in the company’s distribution system.

O’Reilly Auto Parts Faces Possible Work Stoppage, Service Delays

December 30, 2016

Minnesota Teamsters Vote Unanimously to Strike if Necessary

(Blaine, Minn.) — Teamsters who deliver O’Reilly Auto Parts to the company’s retail outlets across Minnesota, voted unanimously to walk off the job if the company does not abandon contract demands that will drive down living standards and create unnecessary safety risks. The workers, represented by Teamsters Local 120, have been working without a contract since Dec. 10.

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