Teamster News

Conference Call on Imposition of UPS Contract

A national Conference Call will be held on Saturday to discuss the imposition of the UPS contract by Hoffa and Hall, including concessionary supplements and riders that were overwhelmingly rejected by Teamster members.

UPS Announces $911 Million in Profits

April 24, 2014: One day after the International Union announced it is imposing concessions on 13,000 UPS Teamsters, the company announced it made first quarter profits of $911 million.

Taxpayers Subsidize Walmart and America's Richest Family to the Tune of $7.8 Billion Annually

AFL-CIO
04/23/2014

lmart is the largest private employer in the United States, with 1.4 million employees. The company, which is number one on the Fortune 500 in 2013 and number two on the Global 500, had $16 billion in profits last year on revenues of $473 billion. The Walton family, who owns more than 50 percent of Walmart shares, reaps billions in annual dividends from the company. The six Walton heirs are the wealthiest family in America, with a net worth of $148.8 billion. Collectively, these six Waltons have more wealth than 49 million American families combined.

Teamsters urge 'no' vote on YRC compensation package

Kansas City Business Journal
04/22/2014

Leaders of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters are asking YRC shareholders to vote against a number of proposals concerning executive compensation at YRC Worldwide Inc.

Foxx Prods Congress to Act

Transport Topics
04/21/2014

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx visited several critical freight corridors during an eight-state bus tour last week, saying the future sustainability of America’s roadways depends on Congress addressing the infrastructure funding crisis.

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