Metro Detroit Rider Passes

UPS Teamsters represented by Local 243 and covered under the Metro Detroit Rider voted today to accept the recommended changes by 295-121. It was an 18.43% turnout of eligible voters. 

ups_thumb.jpgThat concludes all voting on the 2018-23 UPS Contract. The IBT is expected to announce ratification of the contract.

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