The Best: 804 Gives Management an OJS


New York Local 804 gave UPS on-car supervisors a taste of their own medicine when they tailed sups and videotaped them on OJS days—and caught them altering a driver’s load to inflate his SPORH.

While filming an OJS, union reps spotted a second driver on the same route. He had been given all of the bulk stops—and they got video of the tracking numbers.

“When management tries to tell us they don’t manufacture the loads on OJS days to spike a member’s SPORH, I tell them I’ve got some video they need to see,” said Local 804 President Tim Sylvester.

Next: Movers Show How We Can Win Big in a Bad Economy >>

Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

Union Membership Steady for 2019 at 16.4 million

That represents a slight decline in percentage of unionization, according the comprehensive annual report. The union advantage remains strong: "Union members had median usual weekly earnings of $1,095 in 2019, while those who were not union members had median weekly earnings of $892" That's $10,556 per year. Read the report.

'How this African American UPS worker challenged powerful union leaders in Philly, and won.'

by Juliana Feliciano Reyes, January 22, The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Around the country, rank and file union activists — from teachers to journalists to warehouse workers — have challenged the establishment, who they say is too complacent, too cozy with management, to fight for workers and keep corporations in check."

View More News Posts