General wage increases for full-time and part-time UPS Teamsters of 75 cents per hour will go into effect August 1, 2019.
(WASHINGTON) – On July 25, Teamsters Local 384 Secretary-Treasurer Matt Condron testified at the U.S. House of Representatives. Condron was part of a panel of experts and stakeholders at the hearing in the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, “Examining the Federal Role in Improving School Bus Safety.”
Josue Alvarez, a misclassified truck driver from XPO Logistics in Southern California, testified at a hearing for the "Protecting the Right to Organize Act" at the United States House of Representatives.
Sections of the "PRO Act" would make it easier for misclassified workers to be properly recognized as employees.
“As the workplace becomes increasingly splintered, we must protect worker rights,” said Chairwoman Fredricka Wilson (D-FL).
On Thursday, July 25, 2019, workers at ITS ConGlobal in Chicago voted to join Teamsters Local 710, becoming the fifth group of intermodal rail transportation workers to join the Teamsters since November 2016.
The UPS and UPS Freight Agreements (2018-2023), including all of the UPS supplements, are now available on the Package Division page on Teamster.org and are on the UPSRising App in searchable form.
The Teamsters Organizing Department will be conducting training for all Teamster organizers at all levels of experience during an event scheduled from September 30 to October 4 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Join Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa at the conference, which will include workshops and training on everything from Organizing 101, the Teamster organizing model, to advanced campaign strategy and tactics. Attendees will get the opportunity for hands-on experience on an IBT campaign in the area.
The registration deadline is August 15.
Members of the BLET met during a Regional Meeting this week.