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The Future of UPS Freight Teamsters under TForce

Nearly 15,000 Teamsters are concerned for their future, now that UPS has sold off its LTL and trucking operation to TFI International. The International Union was caught by surprise by the move, and hastily held a conference call of local officers to give some answers.

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UPS Freight Sold to Canadian Corporation TFI

In a surprise move, UPS has sold UPS Freight to TFI, a Canadian trucking and logistics corporation. 

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Strike Victory at Hunts Point

Teamsters at Hunts Point Market have voted overwhelmingly to approve a new contract. More than 1,400 Teamsters went on strike after management offered them a wage increase of just 30 cents. As a result of the strike, workers are now going home with annual raises of 70 cents, 50 cents, and 65 cents and additional paid time off in a three-year contract that protects their healthcare benefits. TDU salutes Local 202 members on their courageous and...

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Build the TDU Campaign War Chest

The 2021 Teamster election is here and it's crunch time. Election rules require TDU to use verified funds from members in the Teamster election. Without an infusion of verified funds, TDU risks being sidelined from this critical International Union election. We can't let that happen. Will you extend or renew your membership now and help TDU build the campaign war chest we need to transform our union?

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Extend Your TDU Membership Today

"I'm not planning on going anywhere after the International election, and I want to make sure TDU isn't going anywhere either. That's why I'm paying $100 to extend my membership for 3 years. It's a small investment to make sure TDU is here to have our backs."

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Renew Your TDU Membership Today

“I’m renewing my membership and putting my dues in the TDU election fund to help make sure our voice is heard in the upcoming IBT election, and so TDU can keep organizing for change after the election is done."

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Online Workshop: Organizing to Take On Workplace Issues

Contract enforcement starts with filing a grievance—but it doesn’t have to end there. Share strategies with Teamster stewards and activists on how to involve members in taking on workplace problems in our online workshop on Sunday, January 17.

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Anti-union Injunction blocks BMWED Covid Strike at Union Pacific

On Jan 8 a federal judge sided with the Union Pacific railroad to block a strike to protect rail employees’ health and safety. The Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division of the Teamsters moved toward the job action under the Railroad Safety Act, to demand adequate Covid-19 protections for the workers who build and maintain the tracks and right of way.

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O'Brien-Zuckerman and Vairma-Herrera Add More Candidates

Both slates competing in the IBT election conducted petition efforts to accredit additional candidates by the December 15 deadline. OZ-Teamsters United successfully accredited a new candidate. The Vairma slate failed to muster enough support for two of their three new candidates. 

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Leaving Las Vegas: Teamster Convention to be Virtual

The International Union has cancelled plans for holding the IBT Convention in Las Vegas on June 21-25, due to the restrictions on large gatherings during the COVID pandemic.  The Convention will be held on-line, during the same week.

The substance of the IBT Convention remains the same.  It will be a nominating convention and it will be a constitutional convention where amendments to the IBT Constitution will be voted on.

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