Victory for all Overnite workers and Teamsters!

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  1. Flattop

    Flattop Member

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    Today at the Teamster Convention in Las Vegas, General President Hoffa anounced that UPS has agreed to card check recognition, and also agreed to remain neutral. This is a huge victory for all concerned. This simply means that all a terminal needs is 51% of employees to sign cards for representation. UPS then agrees to recognize the Teamsters as their bargaining agent. No vote needed at all. And no intimidation tactics. As someone who spent countless time and considerable personal expense at variouse Overnite terminals during our last campaign, this news could'nt be any better. Finally those courageous workers that stayed the course and stuck it through will get their just reward. I can't help but laugh at what the look on Leo's face must have been when UPS told him the news.
     
  2. Flattop

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    I can't sleep. I'm still dancing the jig I'm so happy. Did I mention how great this news is!
     
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    is that ups or usp frt?
     
  5. SevenOfNine

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    read more here
     
  6. Johnnybegood

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    This means nothing..............Propaganda....
     
  7. wtfcares

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    i still say let ups have a little more time. they still have all of the old ovnt mgr's and nothing is going to get better till they do something with that.
     
  8. imported_krash

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    Yes you did and I agree:bgroovy:
     
  9. wtfcares

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    i thought when ups took over there would be some rules followed by one and all. NOT, same old stuff just a different name. you think the union is the answer? no still the same mgr and the can't change that. ups has too.
     
  10. imported_krash

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    A few grievance's might change your Managers perception of thing's:chairshot:
     
  11. teamster108

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    I can assure you with a contract backing you, you can change the foremans viewpoint or change the foreman. Seen it happen at Roadway.
     
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    Johnnyboy,
    You're wishfull thinking again. This is a major development in the process of getting UPSF in the Teamsters. The door has been opened.......sign those cards....you'll be glad you did.
     
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    leo ,,,who?????

    I will sign a card today ,,,,,,,,,now,,,,that is 51% of drivers,dock and shop at each terminal how about clerks? :cool:
     
  15. BusterNite

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    Their time has almost run out. They have managed to piss off alot of employees. Unless they make major changes on all the issues NOW, there will be a contract!!!!!!!!!!
     
  16. Mike01

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    And many, many times at UPS
     
  17. BusterNite

    BusterNite Well-Known Member

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    Keep in mind, more has to be done than just replacing "O" managers. If they were to replace all "O" managers do you think this would change the issues? Overtime, Sick time, Weather, Breakdown, Delay pay, Seniority, All new managers will still follow the upsf policy & rule books, Which gives them the power to do what ever they want if it is to benefit their terminal.
     
  18. Mike01

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    Good question, Mudflap. I would assume it is still to be determined just who is in the bargining unit.

    Were the clerks included in the last organizing effort?
     
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    Look before Leep! I just hope they negotiate a strong contract. and not some bullbutter sweet heart deal. I walk a mile with a fellow parcel driver before I sign a card for the master freight agreement.
     
  20. mattjm

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    What have you done to get the cream of the crop.:nutkick:
     

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