The Teamsters Union represents more than 250,000 members at UPS and UPS Freight. UPS remains an active member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) despite the organization’s anti-worker and anti-union agenda that seeks to undermine and weaken worker protections.
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(ATLANTA) – Dozens of members of Teamsters Local 728, the Sierra Club and other unions voiced their opposition to the appearance of U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman and UPS CEO David Abney at the Commerce Club this morning, saying the two were promoting agendas that would lessen the power of unions and cause jobs to be shipped overseas.
(WASHINGTON) – Today, Teamsters Union representatives in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, Ga. led delegations that included environmental and community activists that delivered thousands signed petitions to UPS offices in both cities. The 75,000 signed petitions collected call on the corporation to withdraw its membership in the controversial American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
(DETROIT) – Detroit Teamsters were joined by representatives from labor, environmental, community, and religious groups at a protest today outside a Detroit Economic Club luncheon where UPS CEO David Abney was the keynote speaker. The group staged the protest to call on UPS to cease all affiliation with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – A broad-based coalition of 84 organizations has written a letter urging the United Parcel Service (UPS) to cease its membership to the controversial American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). The religious, environmental, labor, investor, public interest, public health, and civil rights groups encouraged UPS join a mass exodus of companies that left ALEC over concerns about the organization’s extreme agenda and secretive practices.
UPS Teamsters have for years asked the package delivery giant to end it's affiliation with the virulently anti-union American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
(WASHINGTON) – Hundreds of Teamsters from across California traveled to San Diego today to participate in a massive protest outside a national meeting for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). The Teamsters had one clear message they wanted to send – it was time for UPS to end its affiliation with ALEC.
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