May 22, 2012: Key contract negotiations are coming up and the International Union is gearing up for early bargaining. Members who want good contracts need to gear up too.
Teamster Voice 279 May/June 2012
May 22, 2012: Teamsters in the IBT-UPS plan get the lowest pensions of any UPSers in the country. The next contract is our chance to win the higher pensions we deserve.
May 22, 2012: Teamsters in the Central Region, the South and the Carolinas are uniting to make UPS deliver higher pensions.
June 22, 2012: UPS always advised drivers with the safety tip to "keep their eyes on the big picture." I've learned that's really important when it comes to our pension and retirement.
May 22, 2012: The International Union and UPS will start contract negotiations this fall. UPS Teamsters say if the company wants an early deal, they need to address the problems in the current contract.
May 22, 2012: UPS made just under a billion dollars in the first quarter of 2012. Brown reported profits of $970 million for the first three months of the year, up 6 percent from last year.
Who delivered most of these profits? Working Teamsters, that's who.
June 1, 2012: Part-timers and inside workers got sold out in the last contract. This time, they're organizing to win higher wages, more full-time jobs and a contract that makes UPS deliver for every Teamster.
May 25, 2012: In May the Hoffa administration signed a national contract in the pipeline industry that lets all construction contractors pull out of the Central States fund.
May 22, 2012: Working Teamsters at UPS are working together through the Make UPS Deliver network to mobilize for a fair contract.
May 22, 2012: In April, hundreds of thousands of Teamsters received an "Annual Funding Notice" from their Teamster pension plan.