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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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How to Get Members to Take Union Action

Teamsters Local 89 Organizer Bryan Trafford gives tips on getting members to take union action—whether they are already Teamsters or unorganized workers trying to join our union.

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Meeting the Amazon Threat

With one million low-wage workers in core Teamster industries from warehousing to package delivery, Amazon poses an existential threat to good union jobs.

What will it take to meet the Amazon challenge?

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Viewpoint: Winning the Election and Building Rank-and-File Power

TDU is going all-out with the O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United campaign to win new leadership for our union. Why TDU will continue as a rank-and-file movement after the election is over.



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Contract Victory and a New Day In Local 96

How Local 96 members took back their local and rebuilt union power, winning a 5-year contract with 14% wage increases.

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Move to Restore Bloated International Officer Salaries Stopped Cold!

At the Teamster Convention, International Vice President Rome Aloise, the architect of the Vairma slate, moved to drastically hike the salaries for top International Union officers.

It came up twice, and both times the move to restore bloated IBT salaries was stopped cold.

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Stay Informed, Stay United, Vote Yes to Authorize a Strike at UPS

Read the latest Teamsters strike vote information including a letter from Sean O’Brien and Fred Zuckerman and a Q&A. Spread the word and vote yes to authorize a strike.

UPS Teamster Strike Vote

UPS Teamsters will begin in-person voting to authorize a strike if UPS refuses to negotiate a fair agreement before the contract expires on July 31.

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