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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.

UPSers Vote for Change in NY Local 804

UPS Teamsters in New York have moved from ‘Vote No’ to ‘Vote Them Out.’  The 7,100 members of Local 804 have elected a new team of reformers to lead their local union.

Reformers Win Office in Dallas Local 767

The largest UPS local in the south has voted for a new team of reform leaders, who swept the election in Dallas – Ft. Worth Local 767.

UPS Profits Surge as Hoffa Admin Says Concessions Must Stick

This morning, UPS announced third-quarter profits of $1.5 billion and new projections that the company will make between $6.1 and $6.4 billion in profits after taxes this year. But the Hoffa administration still won’t budge from imposing contract givebacks over a No Vote of the members.

Five Things the IBT Can Do to Fix the UPS Contract Disaster

Denis Taylor has repeatedly promised local unions and members that he will return to the bargaining table with UPS. But no date has been set. Here are 5 things the IBT can do fix the disaster at UPS. They will only happen if UPSers keep the pressure on.

UPSers Demand Issues Get Addressed When Contract Talks Resume

Despite declaring the contract ratified, Denis Taylor says he will “return to the bargaining table to address a number of member concerns with the National Master UPS Agreement.” When bargaining resumes, UPSers expect our issues to be addressed.

With UPS Contracts in Chaos, Hoffa Heads to Singapore

We still haven’t heard a peep from Hoffa since UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters Voted No. Now, we know why. A few days after the ballot count, Hoffa and his top advisers skipped town for a 10-day trip to Singapore.

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