“The Teamsters won’t fight for us. It’s not a good contract”
Chicago UPS workers speak out against sellout contract
George Marlowe and Jessica Goldstein
11 January 2018
Three months after the Teamsters union imposed a sellout contract on 250,000 United Parcel Service (UPS) workers across the United States, Teamsters Locals 710 and 705 in the Midwest are trying to impose nearly identical concessions contracts on more than 15,000 UPS workers despite immense opposition.
The two locals have negotiated separate contracts with UPS since the 1960’s, claiming they get better deals for the membership than the national contract. For more than four decades, however, the…