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Profit-Sharing Bonuses on the Way for ABF Teamsters

ABF Teamsters will receive profit-sharing bonuses on February 16, according to a memo from the Teamsters Freight Division. 

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Organizing for Stronger Contracts in Freight and Transportation

It’s a new era for more than 400,000 Teamsters in trucking and transportation who work under contracts negotiated by the International Union. Members in these industries voted overwhelmingly for O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United in the International Union election.

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Rome Aloise is History

The most charged official in Teamster history is now banned for life. It’s time for a new era of Teamster integrity and pride.

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Your Rights When Your Contract Is Negotiated

How to use your union rights to win a better contract.

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Beating Management at the Grievance Game

How to protect members and enforce the contract when management is trying to derail the grievance procedure.

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UPS Teamsters Take Action

UPSers voted heavily for Teamsters United and its platform of mobilizing members to reverse Hoffa-era givebacks and win a strong contract.

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Organizing for Change After the Election

Teamster members voted overwhelmingly to elect O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United to lead our union. Now, our challenge is to turn that unity into power against the employers.

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UPS Installs On-Truck Surveillance Cameras

UPS is starting to install Lyxt Drive-Cam cameras on package cars.

The devices have both outward-facing and driver-facing cameras, capable of recording video and audio inside the truck.

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Fed Up And Fighting Back at UPS

The contract givebacks imposed in 2018 are coming home to roost for UPSers. What can be done to turn things around?

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