Ken Hall's Confusion

September 6, 2013: Ken Hall says "confusion over healthcare" caused members to Vote No and reject a record number of UPS contract supplements.

What exactly does Hall think members were confused about?  Members voted No to stop healthcare cuts and fight to protect their benefits.

Hall made his statement on a conference call on Thursday night with shop stewards, saying, "I understand your supplements were voted down because of 'confusion about healthcare.'"

Hall claimed they planned to improve TeamCare all along, saying, "We anticipated but couldn't commit to" the TeamCare improvements until after the national contract was approved.

Some local officers have also started repeating this ridiculous claim. It's an insult to members' intelligence.

With UPS making $4.5 billion, Hoffa-Hall gave them concessions and agreed to healthcare cuts.

The Vote No movement forced them to reverse many of these cuts and improve TeamCare benefits.

Ken Hall is the one confused about TeamCare, not Teamster members.

Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

Opening the Door to Transform the Teamsters: A Pivotal TDU Convention

Teamster leaders and activists prepared to Get Out the Vote, elected new TDU leadership, and set our organization’s goals and strategy at the TDU Convention, October 1-3 in Chicago. 

Will UPS Profits Hit $10 Billion in 2021?

Today, UPS announced third quarter profits of $2.3 billion. The company has made a staggering $7.4 billion in profit after taxes in the first nine months this year, and is headed toward a record $10 billion in profits for the year.  

View More News Posts