Convoy 236 September 2006
UPS Pilots Sign Contract
October 18, 2006. On Aug. 31, UPS’s 2,775 pilots narrowly ratified an eight-year contract which will give them immediate raises of 18 to 26 percent. The contract was ratified with 56 percent voting yes. UPS pilots belong to the Independent Pilots Association. They were in the Teamsters but left in the 1980s to form the IPA.
UPS Freight Deal Is Over
October 18, 2006. The neutrality agreement with UPS Freight, announced by James Hoffa in dramatic fashion in Las Vegas this June is now officially over. UPS Freight spokesman Ira Rosenfeld emphasized to Traffic World that the Teamsters would be bargaining for “one location only” and that the neutrality deal is now void.
Is Early Bargaining the Answer for UPS Contract?
UPSers Clear on Improvements Needed
October 18, 2006. UPS Teamsters are clear on the improvements we need to win in the next contract on issues like benefits, overtime, fairness for combo workers, part-time wages, and restrictions on subcontracting and supervisors working. What’s less clear is how early bargaining will give us the leverage we need to win these improvements.
Canadian Rail Teamsters Win Right to Vote for Their National Officers
Victory Is Part of Trend towards Democracy in Rail
October 18, 2006. For the second time in three months, railroad engineers and conductors have scored a victory for the right to vote.
S.F. Newspaper Teamsters Fight to Hold The Line Against Hearst
Teamster Spending By the Numbers
Ø Amount collected in new money from the July 2002 dues hike in four years: $638 million
How the $100,000 Club and TDU Have Changed Teamster History
TDU, Members Beat Dues Waste, Build Power
October 18, 2006. TDU began publishing the “$100,000 Club” 27 years ago.
Bloated Salaries Again on the Rise
After Reformers Curbed the Worst Excesses...
October 18, 2006. Reform Teamsters, spearheaded by TDU, have succeeded in directing members’ dues money away f
Member Action Wins Greater Accountability From Central PA Fund
October 18, 2006: For years the Central Pennsylvania Teamsters Fund was plagued with questionable administration and benefits inferior to many other Teamster Funds.