(Reprinted from the Wall Street Journal) UPS is to roll out Saturday delivery in April with plans to cover half the U.S. population by the end of the year.
The Independent Investigations Officer has withdrawn the charges against Ken Hall for obstruction as part of a settlement with the International Union.
Now that Tyson Johnson lost his VP position in the election and was fired as Freight Director, Teamsters wonder whether the new Freight Director, Erinie Soehl, has any plan to restore union power in the industry. Soehl has been the Eastern Conference Freight Director for some years, so working Teamsters may face more of the same.
The court-appointed Independent Investigations Officer (IIO) has issued a first-year report to the US Attorney and James Hoffa, and it consists entirely of blasting the Hoffa administration for illegally obstructing the investigations, and violating the consent order to “shield a political ally”, Rome Aloise.