On Monday, September 25, the UPS National Negotiating Committee (NNC) met in the Washington, D.C. area, to go through contract proposals received from UPS members.
The UPS and UPS Freight Screening Committees are scheduled for September 25th and the Two-Person Review is scheduled for October 17.
Today, Teamsters Package Division Director Denis Taylor sent a letter to UPS Labor to express the objections of both the master and supplemental negotiating committees to UPS’s unilateral move to create a new “Seasonal Personal Vehicle Driver” (SPVD) classification.
The head of the 1.4-million member International Brotherhood of Teamsters union is mounting an aggressive effort to convince Congress to reject new rules to speed the deployment of self-driving trucks, warning they could lead to the loss of hundreds of thousands of jobs and reduce road safety.
Denis Taylor, principal officer of Local 355 in Baltimore, has been appointed Package Division Director and co-chair of the UPS National Negotiating Committee.
UPS Teamsters in Phoenix scored a major victory against subcontracting at UPS with the settlement of 81 grievances filed against the company for violations during Amazon Prime week.
The following correspondence was sent on September 1, 2017 from Teamsters Package Division Director Sean O'Brien to UPS Corporate Labor Relations President Al Gudim regarding the company's proposal to create a new classification of Full-Time Seasonal Personal Vehicle Drivers.
With thousands of proposal sheets coming in, today the Teamsters Package Division began the process of organizing and reviewing each proposal submitted by members from the union’s nearly 200 UPS locals.