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UPS Drivers Can Refuse a Helper this Peak

UPS drivers have the right to refuse a helper. Don't let management pressure you into using one this season. With COVID cases on the rise, every driver has the right to make the choice that will keep you and your family safe.

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UPS Cashes in on COVID with $2 Billion Profits

UPS made $2 billion in profits after taxes in the third quarter thanks to exploding volume and excessive overtime by UPS Teamsters. Revenue for the quarter topped $21 billion.

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Pension Activists Blitz White House with Calls

The National United Committee to Protect Pensions (NUCPP) is calling on all active and retired Teamsters to blitz the White House today with calls asking the President to support a pension solution and to be sure it's included in any stimulus plan that crosses his desk. They encourage members and retirees call 202-456-1414 to demand support for defending hard earned pensions that are under attack through no fault of working people. 

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Changes to Number of IBT Regional Vice Presidents

There will be one fewer International VP elected from the Central Region next year, and one additional one in the Western Region, according to IBT figures released on October 8.

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4000 Southern California Teamsters Give Strike Notice

Teamsters who work for the major retail Southern California grocery chains have given a 72-hour strike notice, as bargaining continues toward today’s deadline, and perhaps beyond it if no settlement is reached.  The 4000 warehouse workers and drivers work for Kroger (includes Ralphs and Food4Less) and Albertsons (includes Vons and Pavilions).

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VIDEO: Winning the UPS Contract We Deserve

One of the key architects of the 1997 UPS contract campaign explained the key steps and lessons for how members and new Teamster leadership can fight for the contract we deserve in 2023. 

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VIDEO: The Amazon Threat—Meeting the Challenge

An Amazon researcher broke down the company’s growing threat to Teamster jobs and members talked about what a strategy for organizing Amazon could look like in the TDU online workshop The Amazon Threat: Meeting the Challenge

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Federal Judge Slaps Down Hoffa-Hancock Trusteeship

Chicago Local 786 members scored a victory for Teamster democracy today when a federal judge issued an injunction to end the trusteeship of their local and restore the elected leaders to office, effective immediately.

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Hoffa and Vairma Vote to Green Light Corruption

In a critical test of whether our union leaders can root out corrupt officials who abuse their positions, a narrow majority on the IBT General Executive Board (GEB) voted 12-11 to give a pass to corrupt Teamster power broker Rome Aloise.

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Teamster Leadership to Rule On Rome Aloise Corruption Case

The Teamsters General Executive Board (GEB) is set to vote tomorrow, October 1, on the punishment International Union VP Rome Aloise will face for his corruption violations.

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