September 24, 2014: One area where our union has made a long-term strategic commitment is the Port Worker organizing campaign.
In a global economy, workers have leverage at key points in the logistics and distribution chain-trucking, warehousing and ports—but only if we’re organized. Port workers are at a critical chokepoint in that logistics chain.
As part of the Port Organizing campaign, the union has built alliances with environmental groups and community organizations. Because almost all port drivers are wrongly classified as independent contractors, organizing is a long term project that requires a political strategy as well as organizing.
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January 23, 2021
Join UPS shop stewards & active Teamsters from around the country for an online roundtable discussion Sunday, January 31.
January 22, 2021
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...