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FAQs on UPS Teamster Strike Pay

The strike authorization vote at UPS and UPS Freight has many members asking how strike benefits and health coverage work in the event of a strike. Get answers to some frequently asked questions.

 

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UPS/UPSF Strike Authorization Vote

Ballots are being mailed today on voting to give strike authorization to the IBT at UPS and UPS Freight. We urge all Teamsters to Vote Yes—download and distribute new UPS and UPS Freight bulletins to spread the word.

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ABF Contract Passes - Some Supplements Rejected

[Reprinted from ABF Teamsters United]Teamsters at ABF have ratified the proposed contract by 58% which restores some of what had been lost in the 2013 contract, but falls short of what most ABF Teamsters expect and deserve.

We will post a link to the local by local results as they become available.

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Denis Taylor Doubles Down on Givebacks, Brownout

In a Friday morning massacre, Hoffa’s chief negotiator Denis Taylor threw off multiple members of the UPS National Negotiating Committee, including International Union Vice President Avral Thompson, for opposing givebacks.

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Hoffa Corruption Investigation Heats Up

Did Hoffa and other top Teamster officials rig the bidding on contracts with Teamster benefit funds and take improper gifts and payoffs? Corruption investigators are in federal court and asking for subpoena power to find out the answer.

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Strike Authorization Vote at UPS

The IBT Package Division is holding a conference call for local unions on May 8 to approve holding a strike authorization vote by UPS Teamsters. A second call for UPS Freight locals will be held on May 9. Once approved by the locals, then UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters will vote by electronic balloting on giving the IBT authorization to call a strike.

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IBT Offers UPS Second Class Drivers

Hoffa's lead negotiator Denis Taylor has put a contract proposal on the table to allow UPS to create a new category of second-class drivers.

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Central States to Host Conference Call Wednesday

Central States participants – both retirees and active Teamsters – have been invited to a conference call – Voices for Pension Security – to be held Wednesday, May 2 at 7:30 pm Eastern, 6:30 pm Central, and 5:30 pm Mountain. The call-in number is 877-229-8493 and the access code is 114828.

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Central States Fund Ended 2017 with $15.0 Billion

The year-end Central States Pension Fund financial report has been obtained by Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU), and shows that the Fund ended 2017 with $15.0 billion in assets. This is down from $15.27 billion one year earlier; the loss of $267 million during 2017 was modest, due to the run-up in the stock market.

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Make UPS Deliver for Part-Timers & Inside Workers

Sign the petition to tell UPS and the International Union that we will vote to reject the contract unless it Makes UPS Deliver for ALL employees.

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