Teamsters

Business, Logistics

Teamsters: Jack Cooper Workers at Ford Plant in Louisville Won’t Be Laid Off

Jack Cooper A Jack Cooper car transporter. (TT File Photo)

Four hundred twenty-five union workers at the Ford Truck Plant in Louisville, Ky., who were told Feb. 20 they were being laid off April 21, will not be out of work, according to a Teamsters union leader who spoke with Transport Topics.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 26, 2019
Business

UPS Freight Resumes Operations After Workers Approve Contract, Avoid Strike

UPS Freight truck A UPS Freight truck on the streets of Louisville, Ky. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

UPS Inc. and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have approved a new five-year contract, averting a strike by 11,600 UPS freight workers as the Atlanta-based company heads into its busiest shipping time of the year.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 12, 2018
Business, Top 100

Teamsters Ratify Five-Year Contract With UPS

UPS UPS Inc.

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has ratified a new five-year contract with UPS Inc. for the company’s estimated 255,000 drivers and other employees who handle small freight.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 11, 2018
Business, Top 100

UPS Reaches Tentative Agreement With Airline Mechanics

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Local union leaders with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters which represents UPS Inc. and UPS freight workers approved on Aug. 9 two separate five-year national contracts. This paves the way for the 250,000 workers, including drivers, loaders, package sorters, dockworkers and operations team members and 11,000 freight workers to vote on the contacts in September.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 10, 2018
Business, Top 100

UPS, Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement for 11,000 Freight Workers

Teamsters TT File Photo

UPS Inc. and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract that will cover an estimated 11,000 UPS Freight employees, the package delivery giant and union announced July 13.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 13, 2018
Business

Union Touts Tentative UPS Deal

UPS truck TT File Photo

Negotiations were scheduled to resume between UPS Inc. and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters after they reached a tentative five-year labor agreement last month covering 250,000 drivers, loaders, package sorters, dockworkers and operations team members.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 5, 2018
Business, Logistics

Dr Pepper Drivers in Chicago Reach Deal, End 40-Day Strike

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More than 150 Chicago Teamsters ended their strike against Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. after ratifying a new four-year contract, union and company officials confirmed July 3.

Michael J. Bologna | Bloomberg News
July 3, 2018
Government, Business, TCA

Teamsters Retirees Told Pensions Hinge on Government Intervention

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This is it: the last, best chance to save your pension payments, Teamsters and Central State Pension Fund leaders told a crowd of retirees June 23 at the Independence Event Center in Independence, Mo.

Edward Mckinley | The Kansas City Star
June 26, 2018
Business, Logistics

UPS, Teamsters Reach Tentative Deal on Five-Year Contract

UPS delivery in NYC (Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg)

More than five weeks before its contract with UPS expires Aug. 1, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the Atlanta-based shipping giant announced late June 21 tentative agreement on a five-year contract that industry officials say could pave the way for UPS to begin Sunday delivery service.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
June 22, 2018
Government, Business

NLRB Panel Rules Teamsters Ignored Resignation, Dues Queries

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A Teamsters union local deliberately failed to respond to employees of Walt Disney World and UPS Inc. who inquired about resigning from the union or canceling payroll deductions of union dues, the National Labor Relations Board decided.

Lawrence E. Dubé | Bloomberg News
June 21, 2018

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