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COVID-19: UPS Freight Teamsters Win Paid Leave

UPS Freight will pay up to ten days of paid leave to Teamsters who are diagnosed with COVID-19, living with someone with COVID-19, or have been quarantined by a government agency, medical professional or by the company.

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COVID-19 Update for Freight Teamsters

Freight Director Ernie Soehl told Teamster officials on a national conference call that he is in constant communication with freight employers regarding responses and operations during the COVID-19 epidemic.

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COVID-19: UPSers Win Paid Leave

UPS and UPS Freight will pay up to ten days of paid leave to Teamsters who are diagnosed with COVID-19, living with someone with COVID-19, or have been quarantined by a government agency, medical professional or UPS.

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COVID-19: Union Wins Paid Leave for Verizon Workers

The union representing 30,000 workers at Verizon has negotiated paid leave for union members who can’t work during the COVID-19 outbreak. Will our International Union fight for these benefits to protect working Teamsters?

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Hours of Service Temporarily Suspended

In the wake of issues surrounding the Coronavirus, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has temporarily suspended certain hours of service regulations.

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Sign the Coronavirus Petition by UPS Workers

UPS workers are demanding the company do the right thing during the Coronavirus outbreak by improving paid sick leave and sanitary working conditions.

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Coronavirus: Four Demands for Teamsters

From Amazon to Walmart, many anti-union corporations are doing more than Teamster employers to protect workers from Coronavirus—including providing two weeks of paid sick leave. Here are four ways Teamster employers need to step up their game.

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Teamster Election 2021: Timeline

Teamster members won't vote for International Union officers until Fall 2021, but the election starts now.

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Class Action Suit Demands UPS Fix Part-Time Pension Benefits

A class-action lawsuit was filed on March 10 in Atlanta federal court demanding that UPS increase pensions paid by the part-timer pension plan to those who choose a joint-and-survivor option. This suit, if successful, will cause an adjustment in pensions for thousands of retirees, and all those who retire in the future with a joint-and-survivor benefit.

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Teamster Employers Should Follow the CDC Guidelines

All Teamster employers should do their part in the battle against Covid-19, the Coronavirus. At a minimum they should follow the CDC guidelines for all employers.

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