Hoffa-Hall

Brownout On UPS Issues at the Teamster Convention

With all of the violations happening at UPS, you would think our union’s biggest contract would have been a hot topic at the recent Teamster Convention.

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Empty Promises at UPS

Under fire for weak contract enforcement at UPS, Hoffa and Ken Hall convened a national conference call last summer to brief shop stewards and promise International Union action.

But more than six months later, Hoffa and Hall remain out of touch and missing in action. Read the rest …

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The Hoffa-Hall Record at UPS

Do you want them negotiating another UPS contract?  Can we afford more of the same? 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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UPS’s Record Profits and Our 35¢ Raise

When Hoffa and Hall inked the current contract with UPS, the company was making record profits of more than $6 billion a year. The reward for working Teamsters was a 35¢ raise.
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The UPS Pension Divide

Hoffa and Hall’s decision to let UPS pull out of Central States saved the company billions. It also locked tens of thousands of Teamsters into a substandard pension.
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No Protection from New Technology and Production Harassment

Drivers are paying the cost for another Hoffa-Hall surrender in bargaining—this time over the language on technology and discipline.
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Passing the Buck on 9.5 Violations

Are long days, production harassment and 9.5 violations a problem? Not to Hoffa and Ken Hall.
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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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Waving the White Flag at UPS

The Hoffa administration says it’s “Not the right time” to enforce the UPS contract.

Officials offered plenty of excuses, but no action plans for contract enforcement, during a national conference call for UPS shop stewards.
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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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No Cost-of-Living Raise Again This Year

There will be no cost of living raise this year for UPS Teamsters.

Last year, UPS Teamsters should have gotten a 15¢ cost-of-living increase but our bargaining team gave UPS a pass on any COLA raise in the first year of the agreement—a giveback that cost UPS Teamsters $1,950 over the life of the contract.  (Hoffa gave himself a $12,500 COLA raise last year.) 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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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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