UPDATED--7:40PM. Hoffa’s chief negotiator Denis Taylor and UPS have reached a handshake deal on a national contract that includes two-tier Hybrid Drivers that would deliver ground packages on a lower pay scale.
The US Department of Labor (DOL) has gone into federal court to overturn the Kansas City Local 41 election held last November, and have the DOL conduct a rerun.
Some new members of Teamster Local 2010, the statewide local of CX and Skilled Trades members covering the campuses and several medical centers of the University of California (UC) and California State Universities (CSU), asked that we post this article and a letter from four of their officers.
UPS workers are organizing grassroots contract unity actions to demand that UPS deliver a fair contract or face a contract rejection and possible strike by more than 260,000 employees.
UPS made $5 billion last year. But the company is demanding givebacks and a substandard contract.
National UPS contract talks will be held from June 18-21.
While the company is at the bargaining table, members will be in parking lots and at UPS guard shacks and gates, passing out a Contract Update to let other UPSers know about some of the issues that are on the table and raising awareness of company demands that we need to defeat.