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Union Local 767 Wins Two Major Arbitration Cases Against UPS

Local 767 Wins Two Major Arbitration Cases Against UPS

Teamsters Fight Back & Win Against UPS Attacks on Grievance Filers Sister Marie Torres is going back to work. The Waco, Texas UPS package car driver has just been reinstated with full back pay, benefits and seniority. And she’s not alone. Brother Muhammed Farhan, a part-timer who was discharged in April of 2016, also got …

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Union Teamsters retirees to meet with Treasury Secretary Mnuchin over failing pensions

Teamsters retirees to meet with Treasury Secretary Mnuchin over failing pensions

July 07, 2017 5:50 PM By Mark Davis  mdavis@kcstar.com A group of 25 Teamsters pensioners, including three from Missouri and Kansas, will meet Tuesday in Washington with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin about failing pension plans. Each comes from committees created to fight a proposal last year to slash current retirees’ checks, some by more …

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Federal Teamsters Local 25 Wins Arbitration Case Against UPS

Teamsters Local 25 Wins Arbitration Case Against UPS

  Arbitrator Awards Back Pay for Injured Package Driver On April 12, an arbitrator ruled in favor of Teamsters Local 25 in a case involving a UPS package driver who was injured and not permitted to work despite being released by his doctor. The arbitrator found UPS in violation of Article 20, Sections 2 and …

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Federal Southwest Airlines, Teamsters reach new contract deal for material specialists

Southwest Airlines, Teamsters reach new contract deal for material specialists

Southwest Airlines and the Teamsters union reached a new contract deal that gives material specialists a double-digit pay raise. The tentative agreement includes a 20 percent signing bonus and an 8 percent pay raise on the date of ratification. The 300 material specialists, who manage the aircraft parts inventory for the Dallas-based carrier, still need …

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Union UPS Teamsters Focus On Contract Enforcement As Saturday Delivery Creates 6,000 New Jobs

UPS Teamsters Focus On Contract Enforcement As Saturday Delivery Creates 6,000 New Jobs

On Monday UPS officially announced its expanded drop-off schedule with Saturday deliveries, calling the change “one of the largest in the company’s 109-year history.” Weekend deliveries are expected to create 6,000 new UPS jobs by 2018, 4,000 of which will be created this year. Regional chairs and co-chairs of the Teamsters Package Division are working …

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