October 17, 2007: Management and some union officials are selling the UPS Pension Plan in the Central States areas on the basis that it offers unreduced 25- and 30-and-out benefits of $2,000 and $3
Convoy 246 October 2007
October 17, 2007: By late November, we will know if UPS has succeeded in breaking out of the Teamster Central States Pension Plan.
October 17, 2007: Rumors are flying about the Pension Protection Act, the pension legislation that starts to take effect on Jan. 1.
October 17, 2007: On Oct. 5, Local 726 Teamsters working for the City of Chicago ratified their contract overwhelmingly after pressing hard to get what they deserved.
October 17, 2007: Over 10,000 jobs are on the line for the Teamsters who deliver Twinkies, Wonder Bread, and other products for Interstate Bakeries Corporation (IBC).
October 17,2007: “Last week, I went to my boss’s office to ask him about an information request for a grievance I’m working on.
September 6, 2007: The National Labor Relations Board ordered the reinstatement of a fired Teamster reform activist.
Freight ‘08: Raise the Wages
I’m 58 years old now and I’m back to working casual. Our dock rate is just $16 an hour—that’s unreal.