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Teamsters, UPS Wrap Up First Week of Contract Negotiations


The Teamsters National Negotiating Committee wrapped up the first week of negotiations today after both sides exchanged initial UPS and UPS Freight contract proposals.

“This week was for both sides to present their initial non-economic proposals and for both parties to ask questions about their intent,” said Denis Taylor, Director of the Teamsters Package Division. “While these proposals are likely to be amended as negotiations proceed, it was good to finally present the members’ positions. We will reconvene our talks next week in Virginia.”

While the negotiations have just started, Taylor said the National Negotiating Committee reiterated its resolve to protect members’ interests.

Don’t forget to join the UPS & UPS Freight Contract Negotiations Call this Sunday (Jan. 28) at 6pm eastern. Join Denis Taylor, Director of the Teamsters Package Division, to hear updates on the negotiations which began this week. Click here to register for the call or call in on Sunday at 877-327-9495, pin 111566.

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