Since the founding of Teamsters for a Democratic Union in 1976, TDU fought to win the Right to Vote for delegates to Teamster Conventions. In 1991, we secured that right.
Teamster Voice 272 April 2011
March 25, 2011: Sandy Pope received a standing ovation from more than 200 Teamsters at a Candidates’ Forum hosted by Wisconsin Local 344 on March 20.
March 25, 2011: While members wait for action, the company is still driving load after load through the subcontracting loophole.
March 25, 2011: For three years 44,000 full-time UPS workers in the Central and Southern regions and the Carolinas have been in a pension plan which is so secretive that it didn’t even have a website. Now it does.
April 6, 2011: UPS is expanding its use of keyless package cars.
March 25, 2011: UPS CEO Scott Davis made $10.7 million last year, a 72 percent hike over his total compensation for 2009.
March 25, 2011: UPS announced that profits soared to $5.8 billion after taxes in 2010. Brown’s profits hit $1.8 billion for the fourth quarter, including peak.
March 25, 2011: UPS paid $1.3 million to settle legal charges that the company knowingly put package cars in “serious disrepair” on the roads in New York State.
March 25, 2011: As we go to press in late March, the shake-up in the unionized carhaul industry continues.