YRC Worldwide Agrees with Court Decision to Again Reject ABF Freight System Lawsuit

Sep 03, 2013, 12:33 ET from YRC Worldwide

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) agrees with the federal court ruling announced on August 30th to again reject a lawsuit filed by ABF Freight System against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and YRC Worldwide.   

"We anticipated this outcome and are pleased with the court's decision and supporting opinion," said Michelle Friel, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of YRC Worldwide.

Friday's decision marks the third time the case has been dismissed.  The lawsuit, first filed in November 2010, was dismissed for a second time by U.S. District Court Judge Susan Webber Wright (Eastern District of Arkansas) on August 1, 2012.

About YRC Worldwide YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., is the holding company for a portfolio of successful companies including YRC Freight, YRC Reimer, Holland, Reddaway, and New Penn. YRC Worldwide has one of the largest, most comprehensive less-than-truckload (LTL) networks in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities. Through its team of experienced service professionals, YRC Worldwide offers industry-leading expertise in heavyweight shipments and flexible supply chain solutions, ensuring customers can ship industrial, commercial and retail goods with confidence. Please visit www.yrcw.com for more information.

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