UPS Teamster Info

DRIVERS' RIGHTS

Here is a list of strategies and tips for dealing with UPS management. 

Don't Be a Runner UPS tries to harass drivers into working faster and faster. Don't let managements games turn you into a runner. Click here to find out how to work at a safe, sustainable pace. 

Follow the Methods UPS management is constantly sending mixed messages. Go faster! Work safe! Following the methods is a good way to avoid getting forced to work at a dangerous, unsustainable pace. Click here to read more.

Tips to Protect Yourself from Harassment Every driver experiences harassment from management. Click here on tips for dealing with it. 

Don't Fall for the Falsification Trap UPS is disciplining and even terminating drivers for “dishonesty” and “falsification of records” for flagging packages and entering the wrong information into the DIAD. This is happening across the country and arbitrators are ruling for the company. Click here for more info on how to deal with the Falsification Trap.

Your Rights on an OJS Supervisors try to infringe on your rights when they accompany you on OJS rides. Read what your rights are, and find out how to defend them, here.

Your OJS Checklist Protect yourself from management's tricks with the OJS Checklist.

What to Do if Your License Gets Suspended If you have a job that requires driving and your license gets suspended, you must inform the company as soon as you know. Read more about how to handle a suspended license here

How to Get On the 9.5 List Want to reduce forced excessive overtime? Here's how to get on the 9.5 list.

INSIDE WORKERS' RIGHTS

Working inside at UPS is difficult. Supervisors treat us like we have no rights. Fortunately, we do. Keep reading for a list of rights that we have on the job.

Teamster Tips for Part-Timers Proven tips from UPS Part-Timers on protecting yourself and defending your rights. Click here to read more. 

Don't Jam Yourself Up When Dealing With a Supervisor Dealing with a supervisor can be frustrating but you must keep your cool. Follow these tips to deal with supervisors calmly and effectively. 

Protect Yourself with the Methods UPS management is constantly sending mixed messages. Go faster! Work safe! Following the methods is a good way to avoid getting forced to work at a dangerous, unsustainable pace. Click here to read more. 

How to Respond to Production Harassment Is management handing out excessive discipline for misloads or missorts? Here are some steps you can take to protect yourself and other Teamsters.

Make UPS Pay for Supervisors Working Working at UPS is exhausting. It's easy to look at supervisors working as help. But supervisors don't help Teamsters when they do bargaining unit work. Find out more here

How to Prevent and Resolve Paycheck Errors You work hard for your pay. Don’t let management errors shortchange you. Click here for tips you can use to avoid getting shorted.