Teamsters Who Made a Difference in 2013

Read about Teamsters who made a difference in 2009—stopping bad mergers, protecting your right to information, and electing new leadership.

Let's resolve to work together to make our union stronger in 2010.

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Read about Teamsters who made a difference in 2013. Let's resolve to work together to make our union stronger in 2014.

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Local 804 Members Make UPS Deliver

UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters ‘Vote NO
Local 804 Members Make UPS Deliver

Whistleblowers Make Big Brown Pay

With the help of trucking attorney Paul Taylor, TDU member Tim Bishop won $100,000 in back pay and another $100,000 in emotional distress after UPS tried to fire him for recording his wait time at a meet-and-turn point as on-duty time.

It wasn’t the first time this year a member made UPS pay big time.

Click here to read more about the whistleblowers' victories against UPS.


Local 804 Members Make UPS Deliver

UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters ‘Vote NO
Local 804 Members Make UPS Deliver

Challenging Discrimination

The first Teamster woman at her grocery warehouse, Arlena Dean filed a grievance to force her employer to create a locker room for women employees only to be told that she was forbidden to use it.

But she kept fighting and her persistence paid off.

Click here to read more about Arlena's story.


Local 804 Members Make UPS Deliver
Local 804 Members Make UPS Deliver

UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters ‘Vote NO
Local 804 Members Make UPS Deliver

UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters 'Vote No'

UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters said NO to bad contracts and YES to organizing for change.

UPS made $4.5 billion last year, and Hoffa and Hall settled short. UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters refused to follow the script. They organized a nationwide ‘Vote NO’ movement.

Click here to read more about the 2013 'Vote No' movement.


Local 804 Members Make UPS Deliver

Protecting Our Pensions

Local 804 Members Make UPS Deliver

In April, retired and active Teamsters packed the Kansas City union hall and overflowed into the parking lot, concerned about the TDU report that a coalition of pension fund execs, union representatives and major corporations were teaming up to lobby Congress to make it legal to cut retirees’ pension checks.

Click here to read more about protecting our pensions.


Local 804 Members Make UPS Deliver

804 Members Make UPS Deliver

Local 804 Members Make UPS Deliver

While other UPS Teamsters were fighting concessions, Local 804 members won a $400 pension increase, 150 new full-time jobs and grievance procedure reform.

Click here to read more about Local 804.


Reform Wins in Rhode Island

251 United Action, a growing rank-and-file reform movement in Rhode Island, took back their 5,500-member local when they won union office this fall.

Click here to read more about Local 251.

 

Local 804 Members Make UPS Deliver

While other UPS Teamsters were fighting concessions, Local 804 members won a $400 pension increase, 150 new full-time jobs and grievance procedure reform. - See more at: http://www.tdu.org/news/local-804-members-make-ups-deliver#sthash.vZOzoa...

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