Teamsters stave off nationwide strikes that would have had hundreds of South Dakotans picketing
UPS, Yellow's Sioux Falls operations included in walk outs
Hundreds of South Dakota truckers remain on the roads this week after preparing to strike amid national labor disputes with a pair of hauling companies with major hubs in Sioux Falls.
That’s because Teamsters representatives scored a pair of wins in renewed negotiations with U.S. trucking firm Yellow and United Parcel Service, the American multinational shipping and receiving company, after work toward deals had stalled out.
Nationally, the strikes could have pulled nearly 400,000 drivers from the road, including thousands based in the upper Midwest and represented by the Teamsters Local 120.
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