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Building the Teamsters United Campaign

Teamsters will vote for new International Union leadership this fall. Get involved in the Teamsters United campaign to elect General President Fred Zuckerman and the Teamsters United slate.

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Fighting for Pensions & the American Dream

On April 14, Teamsters will rally in Washington to tell political leaders to Save Our Pensions. They are fighting not just for Teamster retirees, but for the pensions of millions of Americans.

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The Corporate Attack on Pensions What’s at Stake, How to Win

Corporate America will do anything for a buck. They’ll move our jobs  to China to lower wages; they’ll move their headquarters to Bermuda to cheat on taxes; they’ll try to destroy our pensions and impose 401Ks to lower costs and shift the risk off of companies and on to retirees.

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So Cal Grocery Teamsters Hit with Concessions

Members and stewards organized to reject contract givebacks in the So Cal grocery industry—but old guard officials forced through a concessionary deal. It’s a case study in why Teamsters need to organize for change if we’re going to defend our contracts.

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Meeting the Challenge at UPS

How UPS’s changing business model is boosting profits and destroying working conditions and good full-time jobs—and what our union should be doing about it.

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The King of the Concessions Fatcats

Top Teamster officials have hit members with givebacks while taking big raises themselves. One Concessions Fatcat stands above the rest.

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The Pension Movement: How We Can Win

With only token help from the International union, a grassroots movement of Teamsters has put proposed cuts to earned pensions on the national agenda.

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Carhaulers Say NO to Concessions, Job Loss

Five weeks after carhaulers said Hell No to a concessionary contract by 87%, members have not heard anything on what the International union plans to do.

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Officials Hit Members With Concessions, Give Themselves Huge Raises

Many Teamster officers work hard, and they deserve to be fairly compensated for long hours. But when top officers take big raises while imposing concessions, cutting health benefits, and running our pension funds into the ground, it’s time to call them out.

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Put Our Issues on the Table at UPS

Despite declaring the contract ratified, Denis Taylor says he will “return to the bargaining table to address a number of member concerns with the National Master UPS Agreement.” When bargaining resumes, UPSers expect our issues to be addressed.

UPS Teamsters Looking Ahead

UPSers are putting their anger to good use. We organized and Voted No to reject contract givebacks.  Now Hoffa and Denis Taylor are saying the contracts we rejected are “ratified.”

We demand they renegotiate reasonable changes.

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