January 8, 2015: The lame duck Congress attached pension cut legislation to the end-of-year spending bill that will pave the way for the worst pension cuts in Teamster history.
January 8, 2015: UPS Teamsters have the numbers and the network to make the difference in the International Union election.
There are 250,000 UPS Teamsters. It takes 200,000 votes to elect new leadership in the International Union. Of course, not all UPS Teamsters are going to vote. But if even 40 percent of them vote, that’s half of the 200,000 votes needed to win.
“TDU members in New York and New Jersey will be there to build the movement to vote out Hoffa and Hall. We will help build a campaign event for the candidates. We’re also planning a Rebuild Teamster Power conference to help train campaign volunteers. We’re ready to reach out across the city and across the region.”