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August 27, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Consolidated Freightways to Spin Off Subsidiary: Consolidated Freightways Inc. said it will spin off its largest subsidiary, CF MotorFreight, to avoid competition between its regional and national operations. After the transaction is completed, scheduled for the fourth quarter, the Palo Alto-based trucking company said, it will change its name to CNF Transportation Inc. The CF MotorFreight subsidiary is made up of a national less-than-truckload carrier and several Canadian businesses.
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September 3, 2002 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Consolidated Freightways Corp., one of the nation's largest trucking firms, said Monday that it was shutting down its U.S. operations immediately and would move to liquidate the business. The 73-year-old company, noting that it could not secure needed financing, said the action would put 15,500 people out of work, 80% of them right away.
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March 18, 1999 | Associated Press
An invasion of privacy case against a trucking firm will be delayed again because of the death of a second federal judge assigned to the case in Santa Ana. U.S. District Judge Linda H. McLaughlin, who was assigned the hidden-camera case against Consolidated Freightways when Judge Irving Hill died a year ago, died March 7 of injuries received in a Jan. 8 car accident. The trucking firm had installed hidden cameras and taping equipment in the men's rooms of its Mira Loma terminal.
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September 12, 1997 | STUART SILVERSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Video surveillance has become commonplace in many American workplaces, but now this type of electronic snooping has reached a new frontier: the employee bathroom. That little-known fact was discovered this week by chagrined workers at the Consolidated Freightways truck terminal in the Riverside County community of Mira Loma. Many of the terminal's 600 employees are furious after learning that their restroom visits may have been captured on video.
BUSINESS
August 28, 1990
Helena Cobban argues that Israel is "irrelevant to the American campaign in the gulf, and, at worst, seriously detrimental to it" ("Strategic Ally, Strategic Myth," Commentary, Aug. 16). Moreover, she questions the overall value of the U.S.-Israel strategic cooperation which has been developed over the past decade. She is wrong on both counts. If Arab readiness to join with the U.S.
BUSINESS
April 19, 1991
Recently, the Moorpark Unified school board saw fit to return a student to Chaparral Middle School, who, after a hearing, had been determined guilty of selling drugs to another student on campus. The recommendation of the principal and the superintendent of the district was to expel the student, but the board immediately suspended that expulsion as they did in a similar situation two years ago. As a caring staff, we adamantly protest the action of the board.
BUSINESS
December 18, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Shares of Consolidated Freightways Corp., one of the largest U.S. trucking companies, fell nearly 18% after it broke off merger talks with an unidentified company. Shares fell $3.13 to close at $14.63 on Nasdaq. It rose 6.4% on Wednesday on speculation it might be weighing a possible combination with rival carrier Yellow Corp. Menlo Park-based Consolidated confirmed it had been in talks with an unnamed party, adding that no agreement was reached. Yellow executives declined to comment.
BUSINESS
June 2, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Consolidated Freightways Corp. warned that its second-quarter earnings will be about even with the year-earlier period as some freight-shipping customers switched to nonunion carriers during contract talks. The company had said earlier that its first-quarter business was hurt by lower tonnage and the talks with its Teamsters union drivers. Analysts had expected Consolidated to earn 36 cents a diluted share in the quarter. In the same period last year, the Menlo Park-based firm earned $6.
BUSINESS
November 11, 1997 | STUART SILVERSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying that no one got caught on tape with his pants down, the Riverside County District Attorney's Office has decided against filing criminal charges in connection with a hidden-camera-in-the-bathroom controversy. That decision by authorities Monday concluded an investigation that began in September at a Mira Loma terminal operated by Consolidated Freightways, one of the nation's biggest trucking companies.
BUSINESS
September 18, 1997 | STUART SILVERSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just how far can employers legally go in snooping on their workers? That question was raised anew by the discovery last week of secret video surveillance cameras in two employee bathrooms at a Consolidated Freightways terminal in the Riverside County community of Mira Loma. For many workers at the big trucking company, it represented a shocking invasion of privacy.
BUSINESS
September 12, 1997 | STUART SILVERSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Video surveillance has become commonplace in many American workplaces, but now this type of electronic snooping has reached a new frontier: the employee bathroom. That little-known fact was discovered this week by chagrined workers at the Consolidated Freightways truck terminal in the Riverside County community of Mira Loma. Many of the terminal's 600 employees are furious after learning that their restroom visits may have been captured on video.
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February 14, 1989 | JAMES FLANIGAN, Times Staff Writer
In the old days, in a slower, and perhaps a gentler time, kids used to learn about the world from stamp collections. Nowadays they could get a better education studying international business, where there was action on Monday in global air freight.
BUSINESS
August 27, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Consolidated Freightways to Spin Off Subsidiary: Consolidated Freightways Inc. said it will spin off its largest subsidiary, CF MotorFreight, to avoid competition between its regional and national operations. After the transaction is completed, scheduled for the fourth quarter, the Palo Alto-based trucking company said, it will change its name to CNF Transportation Inc. The CF MotorFreight subsidiary is made up of a national less-than-truckload carrier and several Canadian businesses.
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