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BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 7/11/15
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is targeting United Parcel Service (UPS) for their leadership role in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a corporate policy organization that drafts and pushes anti-worker legislation in state governments.
ALEC, Labor, Teamsters, UPS
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 4/30/15
Around 50 workers and drivers joined a Teamsters Union Local 406 rally outside the food distribution giant Sysco Corporation on April 29. A huge black and gold Teamster truck was parked just outside the Sysco warehouse, bordering the Gerald R. Ford airport in Grand Rapids.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 7/21/14
Trade unionists, historians, community members and descendants of strikers held several events in Minneapolis this past weekend, July 18 -20 to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the historic strikes by truck drivers and helpers, members of Teamsters Local 574.
BY staff | Atlanta, GA | 4/24/14
On April 23, the leadership of the International Brotherhood of the Teamsters (IBT) announced that the concessionary national UPS contract will go into effect this Friday, April 25.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 4/19/14
Despite ‘competing’ as the world's two largest parcel delivery and shipping companies, UPS and FedEx are owned by many of the same banks.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 3/18/14
Young workers at UPS are fighting back against low pay, part-time work and concessionary contracts that attack employee health care.
Teamsters, UPS
BY staff | New York, NY | 3/06/14
In the wake of a walkout of UPS drivers on Feb. 26, at the Queens hub in New York City, UPS reportedly issued ‘working discharges’ today, March 6, to 249 workers who participated in the strike.
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 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 Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 7/23/13
When the nearly all white jury returned with a not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, people all around the U.S. were outraged.
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