Friday December 6, 2019
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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 | 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 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 Bill Aiman | Tampa, FL | 3/05/19
United Parcel Service released their fourth quarter earnings last month, beating Wall Street’s expectations with almost $5 billion in profit for 2018.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 2/12/19
In response to massive concessions, UPSers in Western and Upstate New York widely rejected their contract supplement by over 65%, with over 46% turnout, on February 5.
Hoffa, UPS
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/17/18
Negotiations ended with a tentative five-year agreement, November 16, for the over 10,000 Chicago-area UPS workers represented by Teamsters 705.
BY staff | Washington D.C. | 11/16/18
The UPS Freight contract was ratified November 12 following a campaign of scare tactics carried out by UPS and the leadership of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT).
UPS, UPS Freight
BY staff | New York, NY | 11/08/18
One dynamic is often left out of the public discussion however: ultimately, it is not the high-profile celebrity and politician targets who face the most significant risk, but the postal workers who keep our society running.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/01/18
The Teamsters Local 705 negotiating committee informed UPS, October 31, that the contract extension covering over 10,000 UPS workers will be over in 30 days.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/16/18
Thousands of Chicago-area Teamsters may be holding a strike vote as early as November 1 as negotiations drag on between Teamsters Local 705 and United Parcel Service.
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