Local 251 members organized to elect new leaders and change their union from top to bottom. Now, they’re winning strong contracts, organizing new members, and building union power.Read more
Last time, 47% of UPS Teamsters voted No. If UPS’s first offer is weak, then members need to turn out and Vote No in big numbers. Members have the power to reject givebacks and we need to be ready to use it.Read more
Hoffa’s negotiator at UPS is proposing a two-tier contract for package drivers. But Teamsters in other industries have learned the hard way that two-tier contracts are poison.Read more
It was an ugly start for electronic voting on national contracts. For the first time in more than a decade, the Hoffa administration tried to deny members and vote count observers the right to see the ballot count results from each local union. But after a week of delays and inquiries by TDU attorney Barbara Harvey, the IBT relented, and turned over the ABF vote totals to TDU's designated observer John Palmer.Read more
The strike authorization vote at UPS and UPS Freight has many members asking how strike benefits and health coverage work in the event of a strike. Get answers to some frequently asked questions.
In a Friday morning massacre, Hoffa’s chief negotiator Denis Taylor threw off multiple members of the UPS National Negotiating Committee, including International Union Vice President Avral Thompson, for opposing givebacks.Read more
Did Hoffa and other top Teamster officials rig the bidding on contracts with Teamster benefit funds and take improper gifts and payoffs? Corruption investigators are in federal court and asking for subpoena power to find out the answer.Read more