Teamsters reject UPS offer, walk away from bargaining table


Teamsters have rejected the newest supply from UPS within the U.S., strolling away from the bargaining desk at 4 a.m. Wednesday.

The united statesTeamsters Nationwide Negotiating Committee unanimously rejected the package deal and reported that UPS refused to offer a “final, greatest, and ultimate supply”.

“This multibillion-dollar company has loads to present American staff — they simply don’t wish to,” mentioned Teamsters basic president Sean M. O’Brien, in a press launch. “UPS had a option to make, they usually have clearly chosen to go down the incorrect highway.”

UPS Teamsters bargaining team
(Photograph: Teamsters)

“The Teamsters have stopped negotiating regardless of UPS’s historic supply that builds on industry-leading pay. We’ve almost a month left to barter. We’ve not walked away, and the union has a duty to stay on the desk,” UPS mentioned in an announcement of its personal.

“Refusing to barter, particularly when the end line is in sight, creates vital unease amongst staff and clients and threatens to disrupt the U.S. economic system. Solely our non-union opponents profit from the Teamsters’ actions. We’re happy with our supply. It delivers wins for our folks. The Teamsters ought to return to the desk to finalize this deal.”

Earlier firm concessions included commitments to higher cool automobiles.

The united statesTeamsters contract protecting greater than 340,000 full- and part-time staff expires July 31. No extra negotiations are scheduled, and Teamsters says its members will stroll off the job as soon as the deadline is reached.

Members authorized strike motion by a 97% margin in June.


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