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[19 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | 5,336 views]
ABF decision may not be out until July

Fort Smith-based Arkansas Best Corp. (Nasdaq: ABFS) may not learn if it was successful in its appeal in a case against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
Arkansas Best — the parent company of less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System — filed suit in federal court last year against the Teamsters. Arkansas Best alleged the Teamsters worked out concessions with a competitor, YRC Worldwide (Nasdaq: YRCW), that put ABF at an unfair disadvantage in the market. Arkansas Best has asked for damages of $700 million. Drivers for both ABF and YRC are members …