Fuel Surcharge: Coal in Customer’s Stockings

November 14, 2008: UPS uses a two-month lag when adjusting its fuel surcharges. That means customers are paying a surcharge based on the price of gas two months ago when it was a dollar per gallon more expensive. You may not want to mention this when you’re making your pickups.

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Teamster Officers Salary Report

Every year TDU publishes a nonpartisan report on the salaries of Teamster officials and lets members decide who is working hard to earn it—and who may not be. You can download the list here.

How Teamster Salaries Dramatically Changed—and Why

Top Teamster officials once paid themselves nearly $2 million a year in today’s dollars. TDU, the right to vote, and leaders who put members first have brought salaries in line with the rest of the labor movement.

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