Wednesday December 11, 2019
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BY staff | Miami, FL | 12/10/19
UPS Teamsters across the country are participating in a nationwide moment of silence today, December 9, for #Frank Ordonez, the 27-year-old UPS package car driver killed in a police shootout after being taken hostage by armed robbers.
BY staff | Miami, FL | 12/06/19
The busy holiday season for UPS Teamsters took a deadly turn on December 5 in South Florida. Miramar police shot and killed UPS driver Frank Ordonez while firing dozens of times into the side of a UPS truck he had been taken hostage in. They also killed a civilian who was nearby.
Teamsters, UPS
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/02/19
Frontrunning candidate for the next general president of the Teamsters, Sean O’Brien, addressed the convention of Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU), November 2.
BY staff | Caracas, Venezuela | 9/05/19
August 31 marked the last day of the Meeting of International Workers in Solidarity with the Venezuelan People and Its Government.
BY staff | Minneapolis | 8/22/19
While the University of Minnesota top officials gathered for the opening of newly renovated Pioneer Hall, August 21, about 50 members of Teamsters Local 320 and other campus unions held an informational picket line to demand the year-round, full-time employment for workers in M Dining. The U of M has curtailed summer work opportunities for Teamsters and is trampling on seniority rights.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/20/19
Dozens of U.S. workers die every year due to heat, according to the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 5/08/19
About 35 people gathered on May 1 to celebrate International Workers’ Day in Jacksonville.
BY staff | New York, NY | 5/03/19
On May 1, hundreds of people in New York City celebrated on International Workers’ Day. The day was kicked off in Harlem, where a rally for the laundry workers was held as they demanded better working conditions.
May Day
BY Gage Lacharite | Tampa, FL | 3/15/19
On March 7, Dennis Taylor, chief negotiator for Teamster contract negotiations with UPS, announced that local supplements for Detroit Local 243 and Western Pennsylvania would be forced through.
Hoffa, UPS
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 3/07/19
Workers at Milwaukee's Stone Creek Coffee unveiled a petition drive, March 4, to support a several months’ long organizing drive at retail shops and production facilities.
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