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Organizing to Stop UPS Contract Givebacks

An Information Brownout by the Hoffa administration is keeping UPSers in the dark. TDU and Teamsters United are informing and uniting members to defeat givebacks and win a fair contract. You can help.

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Will The Contract Make UPS Deliver on Part-Time Pay?

Will part-timers get left behind when starting pay goes up under the new contract?

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TDU Statement on Sean O’Brien— Fred Zuckerman Announcement

Sean O’Brien and Fred Zuckerman announced at a joint event in Boston on May 29 that they will be leading a slate in the 2021 Teamster election with O’Brien running as General President and Zuckerman as General Secretary Treasurer.

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An NBA Finals Ticket & the Teamster Corruption Scandal

An Ohio Teamster who took a $3,066 ticket to the NBA finals from a Teamster employer may be the next official to get the boot for taking improper gifts. His case reveals how pay-for-play schemes work and why corruption investigators are looking at the banking records of top Hoffa administration officials.

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Hoffa Corruption Probe Widens

Did Hoffa and other top Teamster officials rig the bidding on contracts with Teamster benefit funds and take employers gifts and payoffs? Corruption investigators are in federal court to find out the answer.

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Building the Pension Protection Movement

Mike Walden is the President of the National United Committee to Protect Pensions (NUCPP). He is a retired Roadway Express Teamster from Akron Local 24. The NUCPP is an organization of pension action committees spread throughout the Midwest, South and beyond.

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Lessons of ABF Contract: Freight Teamsters Cannot Rely on Hoffa

Teamster power can be built in the trucking industry. But not by the Hoffa administration.

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How Teamster Reform Built Union Power

Local 251 members organized to elect new leaders and change their union from top to bottom. Now, they’re winning strong contracts, organizing new members, and building union power.

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Members Say 'Hell No" to UPS Givebacks

Last time, 47% of UPS Teamsters voted No. If UPS’s first offer is weak, then members need to turn out and Vote No in big numbers. Members have the power to reject givebacks and we need to be ready to use it.

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