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Real Deal or Another Empty Promise?

On a Teamster podcast, Package Division Director Denis Taylor claims he’s negotiated an agreement for Teamster drivers to get a UPS purchase order so they can buy PPE and critical safety supplies out on their routes. Is this a real agreement or another empty promise from the Hoffa administration?

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New York UPSers Take Action to Protect Themselves & the Public

UPS Teamsters in New York City are taking action to protect themselves and the public in the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Chicago Local 705 Members Vote on Using Strike Fund for H&W in Crisis

Teamsters in Chicago Local 705 will vote this week on a proposal made by the union's leadership to use between one to two million dollars of the strike fund to extend health care benefits to members laid off as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

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UPS Teamsters United in the Green Mountain State

Fed up with dangerous working conditions, rank-and-file Teamsters in Vermont Local 597 took action and won results.

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Teamsters Local 89 Takes Action on COVID-19

Teamsters Local 89 is demanding that employers provide PPE, inform workers who may have been exposed to COVID-19, increase paid leave and pay hazard pay to workers who are serving our communities in this pandemic, at risk to themselves and their families.

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Tell TeamCare: Extend Healthcare to Laid-Off Teamsters

A global pandemic is no time to lose your healthcare. Our union’s largest health and welfare plan, TeamCare, can protect Teamsters and their families by suspending its restrictive one-punch and three-punch rules and making sure laid off Teamsters keep their benefits.

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Call Congress: Demand Protection for Frontline Workers

Unions and public allies are coming together this week to tell Congress to protect frontline workers by requiring employers to provide protections to workers to prevent COVID-19 exposure in the workplace. You can help by making a phone call today.

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Kroger Finally Agrees to $2 per Hour Hazard Pay

Kroger finally joined the bulk of the food distribution and retail industry in raising pay by $2 per hour for at least the next three weeks. The move came on March 31, one week after TDU exposed Kroger’s failure to join most similar companies in a $2 raise for front-line essential workers.

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Demand Amazon Reinstate Fired COVID-19 Whistleblower

Amazon has fired a worker who led a protest demanding health and safety protections against COVID-19. UPS Teamsters are uniting to support the whistleblower and demand his reinstatement. 

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Making UPS Deliver Hand Sanitizer & Cleaning Supplies

Rhode Island Teamsters got UPS to fork over the company credit card and purchased $21,000 in cleaning supplies, gloves, and hand sanitizer all on company time. Here's how they made it happen.
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