Convoy 247 November/December 2007
Make UPS Deliver: Lessons from the Campaign
December 5, 2007: UPS Teamsters were not able to defeat givebacks this time. An analysis of voting results shows what it will take for us to succeed in the future.
Hoffa-Hall Give Back '97 Strike Gains
December 5, 2007: With the new 2008 contract, Hoffa and Hall gave back to UPS the key gains of our historic 1997 strike: strong Teamster pensions, 10,000 full-time jobs, and more.
Freight Talks on Fast Track
December 5, 2007: As freight talks resume on Dec. 5, the information blackout continues and rumors are flying high. Members are left wondering what our goals are.
DHL Demands Expanded Use of Part-Timers
December 5, 2007: Thousands of DHL Teamsters are facing a threat to their future jobs and our union’s strength, as their chief negotiator has stated his view that “part-timers will be in the co
Members Eye New Round of Concessions at IBC
December 5, 2007: Billionaire investor Ron Burkle says he has an “exclusive” deal with the Teamsters for concessions at Interstate Bakeries.
Potential Pension Threat in the Future
December 5, 2007: The removal of 44,000 UPS full-time Teamsters from Central States opens the door to lower pensions for all Teamsters down the road—not just in the Central States.
Q&A: Pension Protection Act Takes Effect
December 5, 2007: This is the second part of our series on the impact of the Pension Protection Act (PPA), which takes effect on January 1, 2008.
Pennsylvania UPSers Vote No, Win Gains
December 5, 2007: Against the advice of the International, UPS Teamsters in Pennsylvania voted to reject the national contract and the Central Pennsylvania and Western Pennsylvania supplements.
Two UPS Contracts Still Not Bargained
December 5, 2007: The national UPS contract may soon be settled if the rejected supplements gain approval after being improved.