For many UPS Teamsters, driving a truck is more than a job. And for those like Ralph Lendi, it’s even better. “It sure beats working,” says Ralph, who has driven for UPS since 1968.
Hundreds of local union leaders, business agents, shop stewards and members packed a room at the Teamsters Unity conference last week to hear about preparations being made for negotiations on the 2018 UPS contract.
For the third year in a row, Forbes put UPS on its list of "Best Employers." This would not be the case without decades of hard-fought battles waged by Teamsters.
The Teamsters Local 710 UPS Business Agent team recently made a group site visit to the Decatur, Ill. barn after management wrongfully attempted to bar that location’s agent from the facility.
UPS employees and Teamster Union leaders gathered this morning outside the package giant’s annual shareholder meeting to demand lobbying disclosures and accountability at the company.
All of the Local 162 business agents and shop stewards personally hand out more than 2,200 copies of What’s UPS at the hub gates. The local publishes as few as four editions per year.
United Parcel Service Inc. wants to get paid for packages it never delivers. The company is starting to ask major retailers to help pay for extra workers and surplus space on trucks when a retailer fails to ship as many packages as planned during peak periods.
Teamsters will rally this week at the UPS shareholder meeting in Wilmington, Delaware, and call for lobbying disclosures and accountability at UPS.