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UPSers Vote for Change in NY Local 804

UPS Teamsters in New York have moved from ‘Vote No’ to ‘Vote Them Out.’  The 7,100 members of Local 804 have elected a new team of reformers to lead their local union.

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Members Vote for a New Beginning in Local 96

Washington Gas utility workers have voted in new leadership in Teamsters Local 96 in Washington, D.C. after a grassroots campaign by the New Beginning Slate.

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from TDU. We're thankful for union members who are organizing for economic and social justice. Change is coming to the Teamsters!

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As Contract Time Nears, YRC Deals more MOUs

Just weeks away from negotiations on the next YRC contract, IBT Freight Director Ernie Soehl has agreed to two “pilot programs” to address “driver shortages.”

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Reformers Win in Local 371

On October 19, Local 371 Teamsters elected Mike Kensinger and his whole slate to take leadership of their local. The general local covers the Quad Cities area on both sides of the Mississippi, near Rock Island, Illinois and Davenport, Iowa.

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Honoring Our Veterans

Thank you to veterans and their families for their service and their sacrifices. 

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Hoffa Ratifies Another Weak Contract at UPS Freight

Another weak UPS Freight contract has been ratified after Hoffa threw away our union’s bargaining leverage and left members defenseless against company threats.

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Reformers Win Office in Dallas Local 767

The largest UPS local in the south has voted for a new team of reform leaders, who swept the election in Dallas – Ft. Worth Local 767. The 767 Teamsters United for Change slate won a four-way race with 57 percent of the vote. 

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Hoffa Administration Responds to International VPs

After members Voted No, UPS issued a statement that the contract was rejected and the company would return to the bargaining table. But in a new letter, Hoffa's legal counsel claims the contract had to be ratified and that the union plans “future discussions with the company” to negotiate “additional provisions” in the national UPS agreement.

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Michael Savwoir: A Crusader for the Teamster Rank & File

Michael Savwoir has fought for democracy, racial justice and a stronger Teamsters Union for well over 30 years, and he’s still going strong. Teamsters—especially TDU members—salute his unwavering commitment, as he steps down from the TDU Steering Committee, on which he has served for nearly 20 years.

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