Teamsters Local 710 UPS Freight Business Agents Ted Barnhart and John “Shaggy” Rule settled a grievance after it was deadlocked at the National Panel last month, securing a substantial pay increase and back pay for Louis Bustamantez, a dockworker.
The Teamsters Local 710 UPS Business Agent Team of Del Schaefer, Ron Dillon, Simon McNamara and Neil McKinney have been fighting hard for UPS members at grievance panels.
On May 8, Esteban Garcia sat beside a supervisor in his truck for his annual safety ride. But his supervisor didn’t seem to think the safety procedures applied to him.
The Teamsters UPS National Negotiating Committee has sent out notices to all UPS and UPS Freight locals requesting contract proposals from members.
It was always Marty Mateer’s passion to become a Feeder Driver with UPS. While all UPS members’ paths to this position mean incredible dedication and hard work, Mateer’s took an extra turn when he heroically saved the life of a fellow driver.
Kentucky Teamsters' fight against UPS's use of golf carts as a delivery vehicle is featured today in the Wall Street Journal. Local 89 argues that having the golf carts share the road with cars and trucks puts workers at risk.
On June 10, several representatives from various Teamster divisions and departments joined Local 988 in Houston, Texas as they hosted their first Annual Steward Conference.
The Teamsters Union is calling for any federal legislation regarding ‘self-driving’ technology to take into account public safety and the millions of working Americans employed in transportation and related industries.