Louisville's largest employer could face a standoff with its workers.
Make UPS Deliver
We are independent of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and are often critical of its policies.
The Make UPS Deliver network works with Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU), our union's national rank-and-file reform movement.
May 30, 2013: The ballots for the UPS national contract are out, and some members received them today. In the next few days they will be received across the country.
May 29, 2013: UPS is offering Teamsters in Louisville Local 89 a bribe. Vote Yes and get a $1,000 check!
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: When it comes to technology harassment and dishonesty, the new contract offers more of the same.
May 24, 2013: Throughout negotiations, we heard big talk about harassment. I was honestly shocked at the skimpy results.
May 24, 2013: UPS doesn't like TDU's End Part-Time Poverty at UPS T-shirts. But management is happy to have a five-year extension on part-time poverty in the contract.
May 24, 2013: UPS Teamsters in New York win pension increases, more full-time jobs, and grievance procedure reform.
May 24, 2013: Contract negotiations started on a high note. UPS was making record profits. When the company demanded healthcare concessions, it was standing room only at Teamster rallies.
The leaflet and the FAQs can be downloaded, printed and distributed to Teamsters presently covered by the company health plan.