UPS Teamsters

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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, Technology

UPS Seeks Driver ‘Flexibility’ in Contract Talks With Teamsters

An experimental UPS drone The union's demands included a ban on drones and autonomous vehicles to deliver packages. (UPS Inc.)

Contract negotiations between UPS Inc. and the Teamsters Union began in January with the union and the package delivery firm taking a measured approach to reaching a deal before the July 31 deadline.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
January 31, 2018
Business

O’Brien Fired as Top Teamsters Negotiator in UPS Contract Talks

UPS driver delivers packages David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

Teamsters President James Hoffa has fired Sean O’Brien as the top negotiator on behalf of UPS Inc. and its UPS Freight employees after only six months, prompting the ousted director to write a blistering rebuke to the union leader.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2017
Business, TCA

Hundreds Pay Tribute to Slain UPS Drivers at San Francisco Memorial

UPS memorial KGO-TV

The son of one of the UPS drivers who was killed in last month’s shooting at a San Francisco distribution center said he still feels like he’s in a dream sometimes and he’ll wake up and see his dad.

Wendy Lee | San Francisco Chronicle
July 11, 2017
Business

Pennsylvania UPS Shipping Facility Fighting Teamsters Unionization

KUTZTOWN, Pa. — UPS Freight is fighting a bid by the Teamsters to unionize about 30 truck drivers at a Kutztown distribution center that services Advance Auto Parts stores.

Scott Kraus | The (Allentown, Pa.) Morning Call
February 22, 2016