Tuesday June 19, 2018
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BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 1/05/14
On Jan. 3, UPS abruptly discontinued its seasonal golf cart delivery program in Florida, after a worker filed a grievance on management for breaking state statutes. UPS management continued assigning normal golf cart delivery assignments to workers after Dec. 31, which violated state regulations on golf carts and placed its workforce at risk.
Teamsters, UPS
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 12/28/13
Many UPS customers woke up on Christmas morning with a few packages missing under the tree. On Dec. 25, UPS management admitted that they failed to deliver many packages to expectant customers due to a surge of late holiday orders. FedEx customers reported similar delays in package delivery.
BY Kas Schwerdtfeger | Milwaukee, WI | 9/12/13
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) have announced improvements to UPS Teamster health care "TeamCare" after a vote by the Teamster rank and file in several regions rejected a concessionary contract offered by UPS.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 7/01/13
Rank-and-file members of the Teamsters union dealt a blow to corporate greed by blocking the implementation of a substandard contract negotiated between United Parcel Service (UPS) and union officials.
BY Jared Hamil | Tampa, FL | 6/08/13
Around the country, UPS workers have been organizing a “Vote No” campaign urging fellow Teamsters to vote against the contract.
BY staff | Louisville, KY | 6/07/13
Teamster Local 89 is a hotbed of opposition to the proposed contract with United Parcel Service. Across the U.S. there is a growing movement of UPS workers urging a no vote on the contract.
BY Kas Schwerdtfeger | United States | 5/24/13
Early this May, UPS management, as well as Teamsters leadership, released the completed tentative agreement for a new five-year contract.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 1/24/13
Part-time Teamsters working for United Parcel Service (UPS) are angry because the starting pay has not changed in over 15 years. It is back breaking work, yet the starting wage rate is only $8.50 per hour.
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 7/31/12
On a hot and dusty Saturday, July 28, Michigan Teamsters stood with signs reading, “Teamsters on strike against Grand Rapids Gravel Company - for as long as it takes.”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/01/11
This past year was a tough year for Teamsters Local 743. Reformers Richard Berg and Eugenia Alvarez were wrongly removed from office by Teamsters International President James Hoffa. The remaining executive board members, in office for only five months, spent the time fighting amongst themselves. They then ran against one another in the recent union election.
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