Today marks exactly one year before the expiration of our contract with UPS. Once again, it will take the strength and commitment of our membership in Local 396 to win a strong contract.
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.
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.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa has appointed John A. Murphy as UPS Freight Director in the Teamsters Package Division.
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.