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TDU Urges Hollander Workers to Join the Teamsters

Management at Hollander Sleeping Products is telling employees to go to the TDU website to find out more about the Teamsters. So here’s a message from TDU straight to employees at Hollander: you should join Teamsters Local 89, a union you can be proud of!

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UPS/UPS Freight Vote for Strike Authorization

UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters have both voted overwhelmingly to authorize the IBT to call a strike if necessary to win a fair contract. UPS Teamsters approved strike authorization by 93.19% UPS Freight Teamsters approved strike authorization by 91.26%.

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Congressional Report on Central States: Retirees Need Help

The long-awaited Congressional Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the Central States Pension Fund is out, and provides detailed background facts which support what TDU and the pension protection movement are saying.

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Happy Birthday TDU!

On June 5, 1976, a group of Teamsters met in Cleveland to form Teamsters for a Democratic Union. At 42 years old, TDU is the oldest, largest, and most successful union reform movement in U.S. labor history.

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UPS & UPS Freight Strike Vote Results

The results of the UPS and UPS Freight strike authorization vote will be released on Tuesday night. Members can join a conference call at 8pm Eastern to hear the results, or you can watch the results live online.

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Vote Yes for UPS/UPSF Strike Authorization by Sunday Night Deadline

UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters have until Sunday night to increase our union’s bargaining leverage by Voting Yes in the strike authorization vote.

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TDU Statement on Sean O'Brien—Fred Zuckerman Announcement

Sean O’Brien and Fred Zuckerman announced at a joint event in Boston that they will be leading a slate in the 2021 Teamster election with O’Brien running as General President and Zuckerman as General Secretary Treasurer.

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ABF Contract Local-by-Local Results

Get the local-by-local vote count for the ABF master contract and every supplement. Click here to view.

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An Ugly Start to Electronic Voting

It was an ugly start for electronic voting on national contracts. For the first time in more than a decade, the Hoffa administration tried to deny members and vote count observers the right to see the ballot count results from each local union. But after a week of delays and inquiries by TDU attorney Barbara Harvey, the IBT relented, and turned over the ABF vote totals to TDU's designated observer John Palmer.

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Steward's Corner: Legal Rights in a Contract Campaign

In today’s dysfunctional economic climate, straightforward bargaining frequently comes up empty. Employers come to the table with lengthy lists of takeaways and refuse to compromise. Claiming impasse at the earliest opportunity, they threaten to carry out their final offer or impose a lockout.

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