Teamsters News Headlines

  • UPS Contract Update for October 20, 2017
    by kc on October 20, 2017 at 6:37 pm

    In the October 20 edition of the UPS Contract Update, the Package Division responds to questions received about the process by which the National Agreement for UPS and UPS Freight are negotiated. PackageHeadline NewsUPS/UPSF Contract Updates […]

  • UPS Honors Company's 'Safest Driver Ever' in Livonia
    by kc on October 20, 2017 at 6:08 pm

    Congratulations to Tom Camp on achieving 55 years of service at UPS! You make our union proud! As one UPS employee sees it, driver Tom Camp has a lot in common with some sports legends. PackageHeadline News http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/wayne-county/2017/10/18/ups-safest-driver-ever-tom-camp/106765696/ […]

  • Hall: The Big 3 Are Fueling the Opioid Epidemic
    by Ted Gotsch on October 20, 2017 at 5:33 pm

    Silence is all you hear from McKesson, Cardinal Health and Amerisource Bergen when it comes to the opioid crisis. Headline NewsPolitical Legislative http://fortune.com/2017/10/20/60-minutes-opioid-crisis-big-three/ […]

  • Teamster Disaster Relef Volunteers Come Home from Puerto Rico
    by kc on October 20, 2017 at 4:37 pm

    Thursday, after two weeks in Puerto Rico, the Teamsters Disaster Relief finished their two-week long mission to bring the island back on its feet after it suffered the most devastating storm in modern history. Headline News […]

  • Teamsters Offer Disaster Relief Assistance for Victims of California Wildfires
    by kc on October 20, 2017 at 4:23 pm

    Wildfires have been raging throughout Northern California, with a particularly hard-hitting impact in Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino counties. At least forty people have been killed and more than 200 people are reported missing, as firefighters continue to contain the inferno that began October 8. Headline News […]

  • Teamsters Urge Philadelphia City Council To Repeal The Beverage Tax
    by David White on October 19, 2017 at 8:43 pm

    Teamsters from the tri-state area rallied this morning outside of Philadelphia's city hall to demand that the city council repeal the beverage tax. Brewery & Soft DrinkHeadline News […]

  • “A Life-Changing Experience”: Local 174 Members Return from Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico
    by Galen Munroe on October 19, 2017 at 8:31 pm

    For Teamsters Local 174 member Ben Narayan, the decision to go down to Puerto Rico and help with hurricane relief was easy. “I saw on CNN that the Mayor down there was pleading ‘we can’t move the containers, we don’t have truck drivers.’ Well the Teamsters are built on trucking – it’s the backbone of our Union,” said Ben, a 30-year Teamster who now works at Safeway. “I said ‘we need to be helping these people by sending truck drivers down.’” Headline News http://teamsters174.net/a-life-changing-experience-local-174-members-return-from-hurricane-relief-in-puerto-rico/ […]

  • Teamsters' Lydia Torres joins Senator Elizabeth Warren on Capitol Hill for the Real Aid, Right Now!
    by kc on October 18, 2017 at 9:09 pm

    Four weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, millions of people are still left without power, clean water, food, shelter, and medical help. Following the lack of action and response to the people of Puerto Rico, Teamsters Local 210 Business Agent and a native Puerto Rican Lydia Torres joined Senator Elizabeth Warren and hundreds of others on Capitol Hill today, for the Center for Popular Democracy’s “Real Aid, Right Now! Mobilization for Hurricane Justice” rally. Headline News […]

  • Philadelphia Rally to REPEAL Beverage Tax - Thursday, Oct. 19
    by David White on October 18, 2017 at 6:14 pm

    Philadelphia Teamsters to hold REPEAL the Beverage Tax rally on Thursday, October 19 at city hall. Brewery & Soft DrinkHeadline News https://teamster.org/sites/teamster.org/files/flier_repeal_pa_bev_tax.pdf […]

  • Leaders from UPS Local Unions Overwhelmingly Accept Contract Proposals
    by Brian Tierney on October 17, 2017 at 9:35 pm

    More than 260 local union leaders who represent Teamsters at UPS and UPS Freight gathered today in the Washington DC area to review national contract proposals, all of which were approved. PackageHeadline NewsUPS/UPSF Contract Updates […]