March 2, 2009: UPS continues to haul in substantial profits despite the worst economy in 70 years.
Convoy 257 March 2009
March 2, 2009: A new keyless ignition and entry system is being installed on package cars in Georgia. After using Local 728 members as guinea pigs, UPS plans to go national with the system.
March 2, 2009: In 1997, UPS Teamsters went on strike to tell the company, “Part-Time America Won’t Work.” And we won!
March 11, 2009: Many Teamster members are worried about their retirement and want to know more about how their pension works and how they are protected.
The Central States Health and Welfare Fund has increased the cost for Teamsters who retire under age 60, and decreased it for those who retire after age 60.
March 2, 2009: Teamster movers in New York Local 814 work for some of the deepest pockets in the city: Fortune 500 companies, Wall Street banks and the U.N.
Just four days before George Bush left office, the Department of Labor put new regulations for the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) into effect.
March 2, 2009: Local 743 Teamsters are standing together to fight layoffs at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
March 2, 2009: At the same time he was the $150,000-a-year president of Chicago Local 743, one of the largest Teamster locals, Robert Walston was involved in a cocaine-trafficking scheme, according
Ron Carey and the Right to Vote
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