International Brotherhood of Teamsters and YRC Worldwide to Meet for Company Update

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has agreed to meet with YRC Worldwide (Nasdaq:YRCW) for a company update in Dallas, Texas on November 5, 2013. This update is being held at the request of YRC Worldwide. Company leadership will be briefing local and national Teamster leadership on recent performance, future prospects, corporate refinancing opportunities and the need to proactively align multiple stakeholders in advance of 2014 debt obligation deadlines. The current agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters expires March 31, 2015.

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 for more information.

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