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Carhaul Teamsters Show How to Win: A Guide for Freight, UPS, and UPS-Freight Teamsters

In March, carhaulers voted on their national contract for the third time, and they have passed on a valuable lesson to some 300,000 Teamsters under the UPS, Freight and UPS Freight contracts.

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Taking on Harassment & Unfair Discipline

Harassment and unfair discipline are out of control. It won’t change unless we win tougher contract language and grievance procedure reform in the next contract.

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A Winning Strategy to Save Pensions

Over the past three years, the Teamster pension protection movement has done a tremendous job: this grassroots movement stopped the Central States from slashing pensions, caused an investigation of the fund, and built political support far and wide. But can we win real pension protection? We think we can.

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Fighting Anti-Worker Laws

Employers and corporate politicians are pushing anti-labor legislation from State Legislatures to Capitol Hill. Teamster members and our union need to be ready to take action to meet these growing threats.

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Put Teeth in the 9.5 Language

If the International Union can’t enforce the 9.5 language, then what chance does a member have?

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Presenting Your Grievance to Management

How you present your grievance can mean the difference between winning or losing.

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Teamsters United Looks Ahead

Teamsters for a Democratic Union spoke with Fred Zuckerman, Tony Jones, and John Palmer about what’s next for Teamsters United.

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The Fight Is On

With Hoffa discredited and nearly defeated, Teamsters United builds toward the future.

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Hoffa's Corruption Connection

With multiple Hoffa appointees facing charges, the corruption probe turns to a scheme to rig the bidding for a lucrative Teamster benefit fund contract to award it to an investment firm owner that took Hoffa on multiple European golf junkets.

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Sean O’Brien To Host Teamster Transition Update

Teamster General President-elect Sean Sean O’Brien will host a national zoom call to update members on the transition at the IBT on Sunday, February 27 at 1pm EST / noon CST / 11am MTN / 10am PST. All members are welcome but advance registration is required. Register here to have the zoom link sent to you before the call.

New York Locals 707 and 138 Teamsters To Get Full Pensions Restored

Grassroots organizing to save workers’ pensions is literally paying off. The Road Carriers Local 707 Pension Plan received $725.6 million from the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) on February 17, and will start repaying retirees right away to restore their cut pensions.

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