Reprinted from a Teamsters press release by its staff on August 9, 2018.
Leaders of local unions that represent UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters met Thursday and approved the two separate tentative national agreements, paving the way for members to vote by electronic ballot starting next month.
Regarding the UPS tentative agreement, “Today’s vote was a very strong indication of the support nationwide from local union leaders and it sends the national agreement, regional supplements and riders to the members for a ratification vote,” said Denis Taylor, Director of the Teamsters Package Division and Co-Chairman of the Teamsters National UPS Negotiating Committee. “This agreement provides all our UPS members with tremendous gains in wages, benefits and working conditions and excellent opportunities for part-time workers to gain full-time employment.”
The tentative five-year UPS contract addresses several major issues …