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Contract Update Webinar: UPS Talks Break Down, Teamster Unity is Unbreakable

Five thousand UPSers joined today's UPS Teamsters United webinar on how we'll win at UPS. Watch the video below. Download and distribute the new Contract Update leaflet and click here to take action from practice picketing to Blow the Whistle on UPS Greed parking lot actions.

UPS Lowballs Negotiators, Practice Picketing Ramps Up

UPS walked away from the bargaining table around 4 a.m. on Wednesday after the National Negotiating Committee unanimously rejected the company’s latest substandard offer. The National Negotiating Committee has left Washington, DC. Local unions and members are ramping up practice picketing and ready to strike actions.

Strike Threat Paying Off at the Bargaining Table

The strike threat by UPS Teamsters is paying off at the bargaining table. Yesterday, our union won major victories on three strike issues. UPS will convert all two-tier 22.4s into RPCDs with full pay and rights, establish Martin Luther King Day as a paid holiday, and end forced sixth and seventh punches. Big issues remain as the clock ticks toward the July 5 deadline, but this is huge!

July 5 Deadline for Contract Offer from UPS

Today, UPS agreed to put a contract offer on the table by July 5 to give Teamster members time to complete voting on a proposed contract by our strike deadline of August 1.