Convoy 246 October 2007

The Future Under a UPS Plan: A Smaller Pension

October 17, 2007: Management and some union officials are selling the UPS Pension Plan in the Central States areas on the basis that it offers unreduced 25- and 30-and-out benefits of $2,000 and $3

Interstate Bakeries Pushes for Concessions

October 17, 2007: Over 10,000 jobs are on the line for the Teamsters who deliver Twinkies, Wonder Bread, and other products for Interstate Bakeries Corporation (IBC).

Legal Victory for TDU Members

September 6, 2007: The National Labor Relations Board ordered the reinstatement of a fired Teamster reform activist.

IBT VP Must Pay Back $100K Plus

October 9, 2007: Thanks to TDU, International Union Vice President, and former Local 237 president Carroll Haynes is being forced to repay more than $100,000 in improper payments.

Letters From Our Members

Freight ‘08: Raise the Wages

I’m 58 years old now and I’m back to working casual. Our dock rate is just $16 an hour—that’s unreal.


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