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Local Officers to Review YRCW Contract on April 10

Hoffa and Freight Director Ernie Soehl have summoned Local officers and agents representing Teamsters at YRC, Holland and New Penn to attend a meeting in Chicago on Wednesday, April 10.

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Teamster Financial Reports Now Available

The 2018 financial reports on Teamster locals, joint councils, and the International Union are now available, or will become available by March 31. Here is the International union LM-2 financial report.

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Central States Pension Fund: $13.2 billion

The Central States Pension Fund ended 2018 with assets of $13.2 billion, a loss of $1.8 billion for the year, according to the fourth-quarter Financial and Analytical Report.

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Tentative Agreement at YRCW

The International Union announced a tentative agreement at YRCW. The contract is extended through May 31 while supplemental issues are resolved and a ratification vote is held.

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Hoffa Backs Down From Imposing More UPS Deals

Package Division Director Denis Taylor asked Hoffa to impose the UPS Western Pennsylvania Supplement and Metro Detroit Riders, but angry opposition has put the brakes on that plan. Hoffa has directed Taylor to return to the bargaining table instead.

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Not the Onion; This is Actual Hoffa PR

Hoffa’s PR Department is celebrating April Fools Day early with a press release celebrating Hoffa’s “20 years of Building Teamster Power.”

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Strike Over at Central States, TeamCare

Teamster members at Central States are back to work after a two-day strike. The contract dispute showed the best and worst of our union.

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Philadelphia UPSers Win a Voice in Contract Negotiations

Fed up with information brownouts and contract givebacks, UPS Teamsters in Philadelphia have voted for sweeping reforms in the Local 623 bylaws to give members more power in contract negotiations.

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IBT VPs Move to Block Imposition of UPS Deals

International Union Vice President Avral Thompson has issued a letter calling on President Hoffa and the General Executive Board (GEB) to honor the contract votes by UPSers in Detroit and Western Pennsylvania.

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TeamCare Employees On Strike

Update: Teamster employees who work for TeamCare and the Central States Pension Fund have gone on strike after rejecting a proposed contract for the fifth time. Five rejections! The vote was 180-171.

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