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Uniting for a Better UPS Contract

Teamsters United has launched a grassroots campaign to send UPS and the Hoffa-Hall administration a message that members won’t let them settle short and sell us out again.

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Members Submit UPS Contract Proposals

The IBT has instructed all local unions to gather UPS contract proposals from their members and to submit them for review to the National Negotiating Committee. Members are pressing for contract changes to address problems that have spun out of control.

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The Fight to Save Pensions

As we approach the four-year mark in the current battle to save Teamster pensions, it’s time to take a look at where we stand and how we can win this do-or-die fight.

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Hoffa Corruption Scandal Widens

Hoffa-Hall running mate John Coli has been indicted and charged with taking a $100,000 payoff from a Teamster employer. Now, corruption investigators are reportedly demanding the emails of Hoffa’s top assistant and former campaign manager.

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IBT Election Protest Update

As of the beginning of August, the Election Supervisor has still not issued a decision on the appeal by Teamsters United to rerun the IBT Election of November 2016, due to a massive use of union resources to tip the outcome of the election.

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A Woman's Place is in the Teamsters

Our union’s failure to encourage leadership by women members is a symptom of a bigger problem. Too often, Teamster officials discourage member involvement unless you’re part of the old boys club.

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Corporate Greed and CEO Pay on the Rise

The same CEOs who are demanding concessions from Teamsters are giving themselves big raises.

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Fight Right to Work for Less

A new Supreme Court case could impose Right to Work on every public sector Teamster.

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How Milwaukee Teachers are Battling ‘Right-to-Work’

An interview with Amy Mizialko, Vice-President of the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association

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