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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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NY Teamsters Blow the Whistle on UPS

With the help of an inflatable rat, Local 804 members are blowing the whistle on UPS management. Read the rest …

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Making UPS Pay for Supervisors Working

Supervisors working is a chronic problem at UPS. The new contract includes double-time penalties for violations—if our union will enforce the language.

Working Teamsters share strategies for winning grievances and making management pay for stealing our work. Read the rest …

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Chicago UPS Teamsters Win Showdown Over Sups Working

UPS agrees to create more jobs

Chicago Local 705 has won a major showdown with UPS over supervisors working. By threatening the company with a strike, Local 705 forced UPS to create more than 200 package car and part-time jobs and to curb future supervisors working violations.

The victory is the culmination of a multi-year campaign by Local 705 to take on supervisors working violations. Read the rest …

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Feeder Sups Taking Work in St. Louis

The ink on the new contract is barely dry and already feeder supervisors at the Earth City facility in suburban St. Louis are testing the limits of union resolve. In the weeks following Christmas, supervisors have been spotted switching trailers and making returns on the overflow peak season trailers. Subcontractors also continue to run through the gates post peak.

Seasonal hires would love to be doing this work but UPS would have to hire them on full time should they get called to work after January 1.

Grievances have been filed with Local 688 but violations like these are undoubtedly occurring nationwide. Are they happening in your area? Click here to let us know. Members need to file on working supervisors and press their officers and the IBT Parcel Division to get serious about addressing these issues. We need full time job creation at UPS and here’s a great place to start. Read the rest …

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