Wednesday August 21, 2019
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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.
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 | 2/03/19
Teamsters from all over Chicago descended upon Teamster City, January 31, to celebrate the announcement that Juan Campos, secretary treasurer of Teamster 705, will be running for vice president at-large for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in 2021 on the O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United slate. “We’re building a coalition for a new direction,” stated Campos. “A stronger Teamsters union and a stronger labor movement.”
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 1/20/19
About 500 people rallied and marched thru Grand Rapids, January 19, to build resistance to Trump during the 2019 Women’s March.
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.
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