UPS is changing its policy with respect to pregnant employees and will try to accommodate them with light-duty work.
The truck driver was once the king of the road, riding high from the 1950s through the 1970s. Sitting up in the tractor, pulling an eighteen-wheler, looking out over America's city streets and country roads and highways, he--back then, the driver was almost always a he--earned a good money, often had health benefits, and may well have had a pension plan.
October 28, 2014: In a victory for women Teamsters, UPS has announced it will offer light duty to employees who have lifting or other work restrictions because of pregnancy.
On a recent afternoon, Hampus Elofsson ended his 40-hour workweek at a Burger King and prepared for a movie and beer with friends. He had paid his rent and all his bills, stashed away some savings, yet still had money for nights out.
October 24, 2014: The new Health Plan covering UPS Teamsters in the Southwest and New Jersey Local 177 is improving health benefits. Why won’t TeamCare?
Over the past two weeks, UPS Teamsters in most of the West and in New Jersey Local 177 got some good news in the mail: their health and welfare fund is improving benefits.
October 24, 2014: This year’s TDU Convention will feature Teamster leaders and labor activists who are building union power, including …
October 24, 2014: Teamster members have voted out incumbent local union officers in Dayton Ohio and Harrisburg Pennsylvania.
October 24, 2014: UPS profits are up and a record peak season is expected. For the first time package drivers will be forced to work on Black Friday.
She is more than 105 years old and still collecting pension benefits from the Teamsters Central States, Southeast & Southwest Conferences Pension Fund.