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Yellow Change of Operations: Bidding Opens in the West

The Yellow freight change of operations is moving forward in the West, with the rest of the country to follow later. The change will implement the “Super Regional” network and integrate Reddaway and YRC terminals, and utilize Utility Drivers extensively. Nine terminals are closing in the West.

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Central States Pension Fund Expects $35 Billion Grant Soon

The Central States Pension Fund, according to the latest quarterly financial report, has $7.4 billion in assets, and continues to decline. But help is arriving soon. The Fund filed an application on April 28 for $35.1 billion in a grant to protect Teamsters’ earned pensions at least through 2051, and hopefully well beyond that.

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UPS Contract Kickoff – Update & Materials

The Teamster Contract Campaign at UPS will kick off with a series of workplace action nationwide, starting as soon as August 1. The International Union has released a great toolkit of materials for members and local unions to use at rallies, parking lot meetings, and leafleting actions at UPS locations.

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UPS Operating Profit Climbs to $3.5 Billion for 2nd Quarter

United Parcel Service’s second quarter profits rose 8.5% over last year to $3.5 billion in operating profit. Management’s press release to Wall Street also reports that revenue rose to $24.8 billion for the quarter and projects that revenue for 2022 will top $100 billion.

 

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UPS Contract Campaign Update

More than 500 members joined our UPS Teamsters United zoom event on Sunday to hear a report from the International Union’s UPS Contract Campaign Coordinator on the Teamster Call to Action starting August 1-5. We went over the timeline for the contract campaign, heard reports from members on upcoming workplace actions, and talked about how to get involved. Find out what you missed.

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UPenn Teamsters Defeat Two-Tier Pay

Local 115 members at the University of Pennsylvania are celebrating a contract victory that eliminates two-tier pay for housekeepers over the resistance of their own union officials.  

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Members Vote Down Costco Offer by 93%

Yesterday Costco Teamsters voted to reject the company’s offer by 93%. 4554 members voted No. Only 304 voted Yes.

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Carhaul Tentative Agreement Now Available

The 2022-2025 Carhaul tentative agreement is now available for members to review. You can read a digital version of the tentative agreement here.

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