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April 29, 2019 – Teamsters National UPS Agreement Takes Effect, Final Supplement Ratified

2019-06-06T17:28:52+00:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: UPS, UPS Contract|

Agreement Increases Wages, Protects Benefits, Creates New Full-Time Jobs (WASHINGTON) – The five-year contract covering about 250,000 Teamster-represented workers at UPS will take effect at 12:01 a.m. tomorrow, Monday, April 29, after workers in Michigan ratified the last outstanding supplemental agreement. The national contract will increase wages, protect benefits and create thousands of new full- time jobs. Economic improvements in the contract are retroactive to August 1, 2018. The company has been notified of the ratification and will attempt to implement required raises during the next weekly pay period. “This contract recognizes our members’ hard work by providing solid wage increases, protecting their health coverage, improving their retirement security and giving part-time workers the chance to advance into long-term careers,” said Denis Taylor, Co-Chair of the National Negotiating Committee and Director of the Teamsters Package Division. “We realize this has been a long process, and we appreciate our members’ patience and support.” The UPS contract includes wage increases of $4.15 per hour for both full-time and part-time workers over the term of the contract and increases the part-time start rate by $2.50 retroactively to August 1, 2018. All full-time and part-time UPS Teamsters will continue to receive health insurance for the member and their family without paying premiums. The agreement also strengthens grievance enforcement for harassment with a sitting Read more...

JC7 Teamsters – Day at the Park – AUG 24th

2019-04-19T16:51:15+00:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: Event, News, Notice|

Tailgate Party and Ballgame SF Giants vs. Oakland A's Food Refreshments Family Fun When: Saturday, August 24, 2019 Where: Oakland Coliseum Who: San Francisco Giants Vs. Oakland A's How: Purchase your ticket at Local 2785 by 5/28/19 to guarantee your free shirt size. Tailgate Time: 3:00PM to 5:30PM Game Time: 6:05PM $40 Purchase includes: Game Ticket T-shirt Tailgate Food Service Limited Tickets Available - First come first serve

Teamsters Local 2785 Wins $14,000 in Pay for UPS Feeder Drivers

2019-03-12T01:33:18+00:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: News, Top Blog, UPS|

Last month Teamsters Local 2785 won a grievance that secured approximately $14,000 in penalty pay that should have been payed out to UPS drivers for being forced to work on a holiday. The penalty pay situation was a complex contract item which the UPS feeder Driver Stewards picked up on and immediately reported to the Local.  After Teamsters Local 2785 business agent Troy Mosqueda worked through two levels of the Grievance Procedure,  the case was awarded in favor of the UPS drivers. Thanks to some diligent and smart work from both the Stewards and the Local, the Teamsters achieved one of the cornerstone goals of the Union, working together to protect members wages. Way to go Teamsters!!

FEB 17, 2019 – Upstate and Western New York Supplement Local Union Vote Results

2019-02-12T17:14:02+00:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: UPS Contract|

UPS Teamsters covered by the Upstate and Western New York Supplement have ratified the agreement. Voting took place over the past several weeks and votes were tallied on Tuesday, February 5th. Four other supplements remain outstanding: Central Pennsylvania; Western Pennsylvania; Local 804; and Local 243 Metro Detroit. The national agreement cannot take effect until all the outstanding supplements are ratified. Once ratified, economic improvements are retroactive to August 1, 2018. Upstate and Western New York Supplement Local Union Vote Results

FEBRUARY 5, 2019 Upstate and Western New York Supplement Ratified by UPS Teamsters

2019-02-05T23:19:50+00:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: UPS Contract|

UPS Teamsters covered by the Upstate and Western New York Supplement have ratified the agreement. Voting took place over the past several weeks and votes were tallied today. Total YES votes: 642 Percentage YES: 34.78% Total NO votes: 1204 Percentage NO: 65.22% Total Votes: 1846 Eligible Voters: 3979 Turnout %: 46.39% Four other supplements remain outstanding: Central Pennsylvania; Western Pennsylvania; Local 804; and Local 243 Metro Detroit. The national agreement cannot take effect until all the outstanding supplements are ratified. Once ratified, economic improvements are retroactive to August 1, 2018.

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