May 24, 2013: The weak contracts at UPS and UPS Freight affect every Teamster. TDU stands for an alternative to brownouts and concessions.
Teamster Voice 285 June 2013
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May 24, 2013: The UPS Freight contract is headed down in many big locals. Teamsters around the country report the proposed UPS Freight contract fails to measure up.
May 24, 2013: For the first time in 49 years, there is no national master freight agreement.
May 24, 2013: Ballots will be mailed to members in early June. The union's brochure makes the case that concessions are needed for the health of the company.
May 24, 2013: Was Wilson consulting on ABF purchase? YRCW board member Harry Wilson is getting paid $250,000 per month, since February 2013, and may get a lot more. Wilson was appointed to the YRCW Board by the Teamsters Union leadership.
May 24, 2013: When the YRC, Zollars and Hoffa bank heist is finally completed in 2015, I will be out an estimated $57K in wages alone.
May 24, 2013: In April Hoffa's Carhaul Director, Roy Gross, blocked from going to arbitration a work preservation grievance which challenged Jack Cooper's new substandard division.
May 24, 2013: Ken Hall vowed UPSers would not pay for our healthcare. But under the tentative agreement, 140,000 UPSers would be moved into an inferior plan that will force them to pay a lot more for healthcare.
May 24, 2013: New contract language would strip local unions of autonomy to enforce contract.