Unionized workers at UPS Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) division of UPS Inc., over the weekend overwhelmingly ratified a five-year collective-bargaining agreement a bit more than six months after they rejected an earlier version by an equally decisive margin.
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UPDATED January 8, 2014: 69% voted NO on the first offer. We can do it again, and this time can win real improvements. Click here to download the new Vote No leaflet.
January 3, 2014: UPS Freight Teamsters have been attacked by their own union leadership in the worst way: the denial of the right to a fair vote.
October 17, 2013: UPS Freight Teamsters wonder what happened to their union. They've heard next to nothing since they rejected the proposed contract in June with a 69 percent No vote. Four months of silence. It's clear that Hoffa and Hall have no plan for winning significant contract improvements.
We have a legal right to a fair and informed vote on our national contracts. But our rights have not come without Teamsters for a Democratic Union taking on big battles. Here is a summary of some key legal – and membership – victories involving our rights in national Teamster contracts.
August 9, 2013: A 69% No Vote and a company that made billions in profits adds up to a strong bargaining position for our Teamster negotiating committee.
August 9, 2013: The UPS and UPS Freight contract negotiations were supposed to be the opening act in Ken Hall's bid to succeed Hoffa. But the show did not go according to script.
August 26, 2013: This is not the first time Ken Hall has played politics with members' contracts and turned contract negotiations into a scripted performance.
July 23, 2013: Today, UPS announced after-tax profits of $1.07 billion for the second quarter. The money is there for a better contract.