Ron Carey Speaks Out

Ron Carey speaks out in a new book on the 1997 UPS Strike. Read the interview the Hoffa administration did not want you to see.

In a book released on the 10th Anniversary of the Teamster strike victory at UPS, author Deepa Kumar spoke with former General President Ron Carey about his struggles with the company and old guard Teamster officials culminating in the 1997 UPS Strike.

Outside the Box: Corporate Media, Globalization and the UPS Strike tells the story of how that strike and contract campaign forced the media to cover issues of corporate greed and part-time work in a booming U.S. economy.

With the public behind us, Teamster members defeated an attempt by UPS to take over Teamster pension funds and won record benefit increases and 10,000 new full-time jobs.

The book, Outside the Box was originally supposed to be featured in an article in the Teamster magazine. But the Hoffa administration squashed the feature after they learned that Ron Carey was interviewed in an appendix in the book.

Click here to read the interview with Ron Carey.

Click here for more information about Outside the Box:Corporate Media, Globalization and the UPS Strike.

Teamster members can get the book at 20% off the cover price by calling 1-800-621-273. The discount code for Teamster members is DKB.

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