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Team Canada IBT Slate is Accredited

The two IBT vice presidents from Canada and the president of Teamsters Canada have petitioned among Canadian Teamsters to accredit the Team Canada Slate in the IBT Election.  Yesterday the Election Supervisor reported that they submitted 8,156 petition signatures, far more than the needed number of 2,807 in Canada.

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Fighting for Our Future at the TDU Convention

Hundreds of Teamsters made organizing plans, set our movement’s direction, and elected our TDU leadership for the coming year at the first (and hopefully last!) online TDU Convention.

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Happy Thanksgiving From TDU

Happy Thanksgiving from TDU. We're thankful for union members who are organizing for economic and social justice. Change is coming to the Teamsters!

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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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UPS Teamsters Know Split Wages, Split Unions!

At 6:30 AM near Front and Oregon Avenue Philly Teamsters gathered around a 15 foot tall inflatable that the Union calls "Concessions the Cat." Teamsters are protesting a new policy at UPS that will raise the wages of newly hired temporary workers at one facility without providing raises to any other workers. "Split wages, split unions!" shouted Business Agent Tom "Tiny" Callan alongside UPS tractor-trailer drivers, package car drivers, and warehouse workers.

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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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