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Contract Win & a New Day for Washington Gas Teamsters

Congratulations to 600 Teamsters at Washington Gas who defeated givebacks and won a new contract that includes 14% wage increases, a $1,000 lump sum payment, new disciplinary protections, and rock-solid job security.

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Some UPS Teamsters to Get 33c Cost of Living Raise

Inflation rose 5.0% from May 2020 to May 2021, due to a large bump in May, so some UPS Teamsters will get a 33c per hour cost of living (COLA) raise on August 1, in addition to the contract wage increase of 90c. This is per Article 33 of the contract, which provides for a COLA raise to Teamster employees “who have completed their appropriate wage progression schedule.”

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Teamster Convention: What’s At Stake & How To Watch It

The IBT Convention will be held June 22, 23, and 24, online.  Around 1600 delegates elected from Local Unions will vote on amending the IBT Constitution, and will vote on who to nominate for IBT President, Secretary Treasurer and General Executive Board.

Do you want to observe the Convention online?  Here is what you need to know.

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Members to Vote on Reddaway Contract

Reddaway Teamsters will decide on a tentative agreement with voting at local union halls on June 10 and 17. Overall results will be announced on June 18.

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The Debate Over Debates

For the first time in the 30-year history of Teamster members voting for International Union officers, there will likely be one or more debates between the candidates for Teamster General President. Both the O’Brien-Zuckerman and Vairma-Herrera slates are publicly calling for debates.

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Sign the Petition to Support OZ-Teamsters United at the Teamster Convention

O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United is proposing a series of amendments to the Teamster Constitution to increase the power of working Teamsters. Sign the petition to show your support for OZ-Teamsters United at the Teamster Convention.

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Teamster Convention Showdown

O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United is proposing a series of constitutional amendments to increase the power of working Teamsters in our union. The Hoffa-backed Vairma-Herrera Slate has attacked these changes, setting up a showdown at the Teamster Convention in June.

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UPS Smashes 1st Quarter Profit Records

UPS made an astonishing $2.8 billion in operating profit for the first quarter of the year, shattering all-time records and beating Wall Street projections. 

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2021 TDU Convention—October 1-3, Chicago

The TDU Convention will be back—live and in person!  Make your plans to be there, October 1-3, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel near Chicago O’Hare Airport, just two weeks prior to the mailing of ballots in the IBT election.  

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Carhaulers to Vote in May on Contract Extension

Carhaulers will vote on a proposed national contract extension in mid-May by internet voting. The International Union is recommending a Yes vote, to extend the contract until May 31, 2022.

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