The last unofficial vote count at Detroit Local 243 for the endorsement was 295 for and 121 against. Only 18 percent of the 2,256 U.S. workers eligible to vote in Detroit voted on the sales endorsement, and many workers were outraged at the totally corrupt Process led by the Teamsters. An Open Letter to 174 Local Members to UPS (Secretary-Treasury Rick Hicks) As you have all heard, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters has reached an „agreement in principle“ with UPS management on the National Contract Section. This is not called an „attempt to agree“ as we continue to […] March 23, 2018 „The committee has reached an interim agreement on a number of issues,“ said Denis Taylor, Director of the Teamsters Package Division and co-chair of the union`s UPS bargaining committee. „Provisional agreements on certain items are not final until the entire contract has been negotiated, but the Committee wishes to keep members informed. So far, […] Hoffa and the Teamsters attempted to make deals in Pennsylvania, with more than two-thirds initially rejecting the additions, in flagrant violation of their own anti-democratic constitutional clause. Fearing total illegality and possible legal action, they used other methods to reduce voter turnout in UPS regional agreements in New York and Pennsylvania to speed up the imposition of the national treaty, as well as threats of intimidation against workers who refused additional votes. July 12, 2018 „The Teamsters National UPS Freight Negotiating Committee (TNUPSFNC) and UPS Freight have tentatively agreed on a new collective agreement,“ Kris Taylor, IBT/UPS Freight Coordinator, announced today. More details will not be published until the presidents of the local teamsters` unions, which represent UPS Freight members, will appear in the next […] The previous two votes for the Detroit market were rejected by nearly 90 percent, reflecting the anger of USP employees against the despotic measures taken by teamsters to impose the national agreement late last fall.
July 20, 2018 The UPS Briefing is scheduled for August 12, 2018 at 9 a.m. here in the Tukwila Teamsters Hall. At this meeting, we will detail the full content of the three agreements on UPS Teamsters on Local 174: the National Master UPS Agreement, the Western Region Supplement, and the Joint Council 28 Rider and […] „There is an absolute consensus in Detroit that this is a collusive, concessional, pay agreement,“ Martin said of the local agreements and the master agreement. „The vast majority of The People of Teamsters and the IBT are business-controlled unions,“ he said. On Sunday, April 28, an additional agreement in Detroit passed the third vote with a very low turnout after fierce fighting in Pennsylvania and New York over regional and complementary agreements. The agreements dealt with additional regional issues relating to health care, wages, quotas, overtime, etc. In order for the national master contract to enter into force technically, UPS relied on the Teamsters to counter local agreements with threats and intimidation against widespread opposition from workers. 29 June 2018 Since last week`s agreement in principle with UPS on the national UPS agreement, negotiations on endorsements have been planned. As stated in the update of the previous contract (21 June), endorsements must first be resolved and approved by local UPS unions. This week`s update will be updated to the […] July 20, 2018 UPS CSI explanation meeting is scheduled for August 11, 2018 at 9 a.m.