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.

JAN 17, 2019 – Upstate and Western New York UPS Supplement Voting Information to Be Mailed January 22, 2019

2019-01-28T20:37:44+00:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: UPS Contract|

The seven Teamster local unions that represent UPS Teamsters covered by the Upstate and Western New York Supplement have reached a tentative agreement, and voting information will be mailed to members on Tuesday, January 22. Voting will be done over the internet or by phone. Ballots will be counted on Tuesday, February 5. To view the cover letter and summary of the Upstate and Western New York Supplement, click here: http://ibt.io/UpstateNYcoverletter. To view the supplement itself, click here: http://ibt.io/Upstatenysupplement Four supplements remain outstanding: Central Pennsylvania; Western Pennsylvania; Local 804; and Local 243 and Metro Detroit.

DEC 17, 2018 – UPS Teamsters Vote to Approve Trailer Conditioners, Inc. (TCI) Supplement

2018-12-19T17:10:21+00:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: UPS Contract|

UPS Teamsters covered by the Trailer Conditioners, Inc. (TCI) Supplement voted today to approve the agreement. The vote count was 61 yes to 45 no. The TCI Supplement is the first of the six outstanding supplements to be approved in are-vote by the members. Members at TCI repair trailers and are represented by localunions 385, 480 and 745. Five supplements remain outstanding: the Central Pennsylvania; the Upstate and West New York; Western Pennsylvania; Local 243 and Metro Detroit; and the Local 804.

Nov. 30, 2018 – TWO OUTSTANDING UPS SUPPLEMENTS TO BE RE-VOTED SOON

2018-12-03T19:19:44+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: UPS Contract|

Two of the six outstanding UPS supplements will go to members for a re-vote soon, Teamsters Package Division Director Denis Taylor said following a conference call with the Teamsters National UPS Negotiating Committee yesterday. Chairmen of the outstanding supplements provided updates to the committee regarding negotiations that have taken place since the supplements were rejected during the first vote. The two supplements that will be re-voted soon are the Central Pennsylvania Supplement and the Upstate and West New York Supplement. Four others are not yet ready for a re-vote, and negotiations will continue. The four are the Western Pennsylvania Supplement, the Local 243 and Metro Detroit Supplement, the Local 804 Supplement and the Trailer Conditioners, Inc. (TCI) Supplement. The national UPS contract will not take effect until all the supplements have been ratified. Visit the UPSRising Facebook page where members can see the latest updates. Go to “UPSRising” on Facebook. Or visit www.upsrising.org to see all the UPS Rising news. Text “UPS” to 86466 to receive text message alerts (message and data rates may apply). Download the original Document Here

Sept 11, 2018 – Questions and Answers from August 25 Conference Call

2018-09-12T17:07:36+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: UPS Contract|

You talked about a comparison of the 22.4 combination drivers to the creation of 22.3 positions in 1997. I wasn’t around in ‘97 and I’m not clear on this. Can you explain the comparison? First, you should be aware that there are full-time inside employees that existed for many years prior to 1997. These are “22.2” jobs. These jobs pay the same or almost the same as package drivers. In order to create more full-time inside jobs, the parties negotiated the 22.3 jobs with a lower pay scale than the 22.2. The controversy arose that we should simply create the new jobs under the 22.2 pay scale. UPS was not interested in that but we did create 22,350 full-time 22.3 jobs since that contract. These lower-paid jobs are now extremely popular and continue to pay an excellent full-time wage with full-time benefits. We feel that these new 22.4 positions will also fill the need for additional good-paying full-time jobs while addressing understaffing, excessive overtime and weekend ground deliveries. I’m a package car driver. Will the new 22.4 jobs reduce my chances of getting overtime if I choose to work overtime? For package car drivers who enjoy as much overtime as possible, does the union believe that we will continue to be able to work all the overtime we have been Read more...