Convoy 235 July 2006

Yucaipa May Purchase Allied

Carhaul Contract Under Fire

July 2006 - Allied Automotive Group’s 3,800 US Teamsters got a raise on July 1 when the 10 percent cut imposed by the bankruptcy court expired with

UPS Requires Drivers to Head Out on Their Own Time

 

July 2006. Recently UPS management has quietly expanded a rural route scheme that they launched under the 2002 contract.

Members from North Carolina to California report that UPS is moving the starting locations for certain rural routes from the UPS building to vacant lots 50 or 60 miles away. Drivers are then forced to drive the extra miles on their own dime to get to work—or relocate, or just bid off the routes and let lower seniority drivers take them.

Pilots to Vote on Contract

July 25, 2005: In late June the Independent Pilots Association issued UPS an ultimatum: come up with a final contract offer or face a strike.

Leedham’s Antidote to the Losses of the Hoffa Years

Hoffa’s Weak Contracts Can’t Hide Behind His Father’s Famous Name

 
July 2006. The 2006 IBT election will be a rematch between Hoffa and Tom Leedham, who squared off in 2001. While the names at the top of the ballot are the same as in 2001, the similarities end there.

Hoffa to Unleash ‘Best PR Ever’

Weaknesses in UPS Contract Force Hoffa to Ask Management for Another Bite at the Apple

 
July 2006. It’s official: Hoffa’s “Best Contract Ever” has failed; the union will now sit down to try to negotiate early with UPS management.

Can Hoffa Deliver on His Campaign Year Hype?

 Critical UPS Freight Battle Looms

 

“This agreement between the Teamsters and UPS Freight is a letter for card check and neutrality at Overnite.”

James P. Hoffa, June 27, 2006

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