22.3 / Full-Time Combo Jobs News

Our Rights on the Line in Contract Talks

Working conditions at UPS are at an all-time low.

Will the new contract address the problems—or will they get swept under the rug?

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Draw the Line on 22.3 Jobs

The International Union should make UPS fill every vacant 22.3 job as a condition of any early contract settlement.

“It’s time to win contract language that fills every 22.3 job and protects them for the future. We need language so 22.3 Teamsters have seniority, bidding, and overtime rights and part-timers have the right to fill 22.3 positions when someone goes on vacation or comp. We are talking about 20,000 Teamsters who have virtually no contract language outlining their rights. That’s got to change.”
Lawrence Cruz, Steward, Local 396, Covina, Calif.

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Part-Timers Launch Contract Petition Drive

Part-timers and inside workers got sold out in the last contract.

This time, they’re organizing to win higher wages, more full-time jobs and a contract that makes UPS deliver for every Teamster.

UPS part-timers and inside workers have launched a national petition drive to demand better pay, more full-time jobs and a contract that delivers for every UPS Teamster.

Click here to download the petition.

Click here to download the Contract Bulletin.

Click here to find out more about how you can get involved.

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Early Bargaining at UPS?

UPS wants early contract negotiations.

But what will the company give up in return?

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Member Action Delivers 22.3 Jobs, But Run-Around Continues

Three years after the company’s elimination of 22.3 jobs was exposed, the International Union still doesn’t know how many 22.3 jobs UPS owes Teamster members.

Before Hoffa and Hall negotiate a new contract, shouldn’t they enforce the old one? Read the rest …

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Make UPS Deliver in 2012

Make UPS Deliver 2012Hoffa and Hall have promised UPS will curb production harassment, hire more package drivers and respect members’ 9.5 rights.

It’s up to Teamster members to hold Hoffa and Hall to their pledge and to Make UPS Deliver on these commitments.

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Update: UPS Full-Time Jobs Takeaway

Members in some locals make headway on getting UPS to fill vacant 22.3 jobs—while Hoffa and Hall duck the issue. Read the rest …

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International Breaks Silence on 22.3 Jobs

For two years, the Hoffa administration looked the other way while UPS eliminated full-time jobs.
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The Full-Time 22.3 Jobs Takeaway

Hoffa and Hall surrender one of the biggest gains of the 1997 strike.
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Hoffa and Hall Surrender on Full-Time Jobs

The most common grievance on the docket for the June National Grievance Panel dealt with Article 22.3 and UPS’s elimination of full-time combo jobs we won in the 1997 strike.

But once again the International Union did not hear a single Article 22.3 grievance at the National Panel in June.  The IBT has ignored this issue going on three years. Read the rest …

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Five Changes to Strengthen UPS Contract Enforcement

IBT Vice President and Package Division Director Ken Hall says local officers and members are to blame for weak contract enforcement because they bring cases “with no facts.”

Here are five changes the International Union could adopt today to increase contract enforcement. Read the rest …

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Stop the UPS Full-Time Jobs Giveaway

Did the International cut a secret deal to let UPS eliminate thousands of full-time 22.3 jobs?

In a tough economy, good full-time jobs with union benefits are at a premium. But the Hoffa administration has let UPS eliminate thousands of good full-time jobs that they are required to maintain by the contract. Read the rest …

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No Justice on Full-Time Job Elimination

National Grievance Panel Comes Up Empty

The National Grievance Committee meeting in Philadelphia, June 8 to 11 was the International Union’s opportunity to make UPS create all 20,000 full-time combo jobs that are required by Article 22.3 of the contract.

Hoffa and Hall continued to let management have its way with eliminating the full-time jobs we won in the 1997 strike. Read the rest …

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Membership Action Forces Hearing on F/T Job Cuts

Grievance action by UPS Teamsters across the country has forced the National Grievance Committee to hear almost a dozen cases on the elimination of full-time combo jobs at the national grievance panel June 8 to 11 in Philadelphia.

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UPS Teamsters Request Meeting With Ken Hall

Thousands Sign Petition; Deserve Answer from IBT

UPS stewards have sent a letter to International Union Vice President and Package Division Director Ken Hall to request a meeting before the national grievance panel to deliver thousands of petition signatures and ask the IBT to take action to stop the elimination of full-time combo jobs.

Click here to read the letter to Ken Hall.

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