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UPS Contract is In Effect—Now What?

The new UPS contract is now in effect for five years. This whole ugly process has exposed the need for new leadership and a new direction in our International Union.

NY UPSers Win Pension Increases, Full-Time Jobs

UPS Teamsters in New York have approved a new Local 804 supplement that won major improvements over the company’s previous offer.

Western PA Supplement Ratified

In Western Pennsylvania, UPS Teamsters ratified their supplement by a vote count of 980-221, after rejecting two previous offers by overwhelming margins.

Western PA UPSers to Vote on Supplement

Teamsters working for UPS in Western Pennsylvania will vote for the third time this weekend on their supplemental agreement. The supplement covers Teamster locals 30, 110, 249, 261, 397, 491, 538, 585, and 926.

Hoffa Backs Down from Imposing More UPS Deals

Package Division Director Denis Taylor asked Hoffa to impose the UPS Western Pennsylvania Supplement and Metro Detroit Riders, but angry opposition has put the brakes on that plan. Hoffa has directed Taylor to return to the bargaining table instead.

IBT VPs Move to Block Imposition of UPS Deals

International Union Vice President Avral Thompson has issued a letter calling on President Hoffa and the General Executive Board (GEB) to honor the contract votes by UPSers in Detroit and Western Pennsylvania.

Hoffa Moves to Impose Rejected Supplements

UPS Teamsters in Western Pennsylvania and Detroit Local 243 voted No by 96% and 88% to reject their supplements. But the Hoffa administration is moving to impose the rejected contracts anyway.

UPS Contract Supplement Votes in Western Pa, Central Pa, and Detroit

UPS Teamsters voted to reject contract supplements in Detroit Local 243, Central Pennsylvania and Western Pennsylvania today.

The Western Pennsylvania Supplement went down overwhelmingly with a 96.42 percent No vote (Yes 65; No 1752). UPSers in Detroit Local 243 Voted No by 88.13 percent (123 Yes; 913 No). Central Pennsylvania UPSers voted No by 56.6 percent (744 Yes; 971 No).

 

Upstate and Western NY UPSers Vote No; Hoffa Imposes Contract

Sixty-five percent of UPSers in Upstate and Western New York voted No to reject their supplement for the second time today. The Hoffa administration promptly used the Two-Thirds loophole in the Teamster Constitution to impose the agreement.

Record Profits for UPS, Concessions for Us

Wall Street celebrated and UPS stock prices soared after the company announced peak season profits of nearly $1.7 billion.

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