Reprinted from Teamsters United. UPS negotiations began today. The IBT has released the unions proposals - click here to read the proposals.
National contract negotiations began on January 22. Here are some of the contract demands that were made to UPS. It’s up to members to keep up the pressure so these demands aren’t dropped or watered down.
The IBT Freight Division has agreed with YRC to accept $1 million to settle all 2017 claims for excess subcontracting out road work using purchased transportation and railing over the contract limit of 26% of road miles.
Will 1500 Teamsters strike at the University of Minnesota, just in time for the Super Bowl? Stay tuned.
Friday, January 19 marks the key date in the fight to save our pensions. Congress plans to vote on a budget spending bill, and the pension protection movement is lobbying to get the Butch Lewis Act attached to that legislation. This gives us a chance to achieve the goal of securing retirement security for Teamsters and other workers.