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Bosses’ Pay Grew at Double the Pace of Workers

CEO pay increased at almost twice the rate of wages in 2018. The average worker got a 3.2% raise, or an extra 84c per hour. The median CEO pay went up $1.1 million, or 6.3%.

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TDU Black Leadership Conference

African-American Teamsters will hold TDU’s first national Black Leadership Conference, July 13-14 in New York City.

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YRCW Local-by-Local Vote Count Results

Get the local-by-local vote on the YRCW contract and every supplement.  Check out the vote in your local and others. See where the Yes and No votes prevailed.

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YRCW Contract - What's Next for Freight?

The YRCW contract was ratified by a vote 10,163 Yes to 6,741 No. However, the contract supplement for Western Pa Joint Council 40 was voted down 63 Yes to 68 No. Ernie Soehl, IBT Freight Director, stated that there would be further discussions to address the Joint Council 40 supplement. Retroactive pay and contract implementation will be delayed until the supplement is settled.

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UPSers Jerked Around on Retro Pay

UPSers have been jerked around for months since we Voted No at UPS.  Now, we’re getting jerked around with our retro pay too.

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UPS Contract is In Effect—Now What?

The new UPS contract is now in effect for five years. This whole ugly process has exposed the need for new leadership and a new direction in our International Union.

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Detroit Votes Yes – UPS National Contract is Settled

The final vote on the UPS national contract was held today, and the Metro Detroit Rider was ratified by an unofficial vote of 295-121. The International Union has declared the contract in effect, and says that UPS "will attempt to implement required raises during the next weekly pay period."

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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. 

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UPS Announces $1.2 Billion in 1Q Profits

UPS executives announced the company made $1.2 billion in profit after taxes for the first three months of 2019.

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How TDU Wins Legal Rights for Teamsters

One member, working closely with the TDU Staff, has shown how Teamsters can enforce their rights, beat retaliation, and stand up for a stronger union.

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