Convoy 251 May 2008

TDU Welcomes New UPS Freight Teamsters

May 1, 2008: Nearly 10,000 new Teamsters have joined our union this year at UPS Freight. That’s an important step forward for our union’s power in freight and at UPS.

Working Teamsters Say Keep Your Promises!

May 1, 2008: Freight and UPS Teamsters don't even have copies of their new contracts. But that isn't stopping management from trying to use the new contract language to their advantage.

Bargaining Working Conditions

May 1, 2008: New Teamster members at UPS Freight are looking at how to negotiate on work rules and “existing practices.” Under the newly ratified contract, there’s a 60-day window to put pen

Central States Fund’s Letters Stir Concerns

May 1, 2008: Hundreds of thousands of working Teamsters and retirees received a startling letter from the Central States Pension Fund in early April saying that the fund is in critical status.

New England Pension Fund in the Red Zone

May 1, 2008: The New England Teamsters and Trucking Industry Pension Fund has put members on notice that the fund will be in critical status (the “Red Zone”) when its funding classification is

UPSer Network Takes on Harassment, Excessive OT

May 21, 2008: Stewards and other UPS Teamsters in North Carolina are getting together on conference calls to deal with contract issues and help each other enforce members’ rights on the job.

Fear Factor

May 1, 2008: Most of us hired on at UPS for the same reasons. Good pay, good benefits, job security, a chance to make a life for our families.

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