Full-Time Jobs Advice

The IBT’s UPS SurePost Surrender

The Hoffa administration has looked the other way while UPS has accelerated its SurePost program—a new service that allows UPS to deliver some residential shipments through the post office instead of package car Teamsters.

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Driver Speaks Out on SurePost

Letter to Package Division Director Ken Hall from Local 243 Package Car Driver Martin Labut.

Surepost and UPS Basic to the Post Office is eliminating full-time jobs. We have drivers laid off for the first time I can remember in the summer max vacation period. Every day, routes are cut and combined.  We lose about three routes a day out of 30 some routes in our center. We are delivering over 1,000 packages to the post office a week.

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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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Volume and Full-Time Jobs

Does Lower Volume Give UPS the Right to Cut 22.3 Jobs?
UPS has released its latest financial numbers and, as expected, volume and revenue are down. Some management officials claim this gives the company the right to lay off full-time combo employees.

But the contract and the record on this issue is clear: UPS has to create and maintain 20,000 Article 22.3 jobs. Period. Find out more about the language and arbitration that make this a winning issue for Teamster members. Read the rest …

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How To Document Full-Time Job Elimination

by Sam Bucalo, Union Steward, Local 100, Cincinnati

Under the contract UPS had to give the International a list of the 20,000 Article 22.3 jobs the company claims it will maintain.

Our local union got a copy of that list from the IBT Package Division. My Steward Alternate and I found 11 jobs on the list that exist only on paper. That list includes workers that have moved to package car or feeder jobs.

That list even includes workers that have quit or been fired.
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