Teamsters working at UPS Freight faced some uncertainty when it was announced that Canadian company TFI had acquired UPS Freight earlier this year. When UPS Freight was acquired, the operating ratio was at 99%. But at the end of this quarter, Cowen analyst reported TForce was performing “well ahead of expectations,” with an operating ratio of 90%.
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Nearly fifty new UPS workers have joined the union at the West Charlotte UPS hub. The membership drive will continue as we sign up new hires on the midnight sort.
We welcome our new members!
If you'd like to help sign up new members at your building, talk with your Shop Steward or contact your business agent.
UPS is reportedly installing cameras in package cars over the weekend in the Charlotte hub in Lake Norman and Metro Centers.
Local 71 will be holding a Focus Meeting on Tuesday morning at 7:45 AM at the Charlotte hub for all package car drivers.
Ironworkers Local 848 and the Southern Piedmont CLC are partnering with Novant Health to bring a vaccination event to union members and essential workers on Friday, April 23.
The Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Relief Act, as part of the American Rescue stimulus package, is expected to be signed into law in the coming days. The plan is backed by the Teamsters, Central States Pension Fund, and employers to save the earned pensions of 400,000 Teamsters and 2.5 million workers.
In 2013, preventing pension cuts seemed impossible, but grassroots organizing by thousands of workers and retirees made it happen.