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Teamsters United for Change

Teamsters United built a national campaign network. Now we’re using that network to bring members together to fight for the contracts we deserve.

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Teamsters Prepare for Contract at UPS Freight

One year out from the expiration of the contract, UPS Freight Teamsters are getting organized to win a far better contract than they’ve seen over the nearly ten years they’ve been in the union. Teamsters United and TDU are helping stewards, concerned active members, and some dedicated officers to lay out a grassroots effort to make gains in the 2018 contract.

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No More Givebacks at YRC

Local 63 Teamsters at the Bloomington, California YRC breakbulk have produced T-shirts that makes their unified message loud and clear: Be prepared to vote NO in 2019.

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Lessons from the 1997 UPS Strike

Twenty years ago, Teamster members won labor’s biggest victory in decades in the 1997 UPS strike. How did it happen—and what are the lessons for today?

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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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