A Power Restrained: Lessons From the Front Lines of the UPS Contract Struggle
While this contract has some important gains, a strike could have won much more, particularly for part timers.
Luigi MorrisAugust 27, 2023
We Have a Historic Opportunity to Fight for $25 for UPS Warehouse Workers
UPS part timers were called essential during the pandemic and now we are national news. It is time to fight for a $25 hourly wage.
Luigi MorrisJuly 20, 2023
“They’re Going to See Who Made Them 100 Billion Dollars Last Year”: Interview with UPS Teamster Dan Arlin
In one month, 340,000 UPS Teamsters could strike if a contract agreement is not reached between the union and the company. Dan Arlin, a UPS worker and union activist, discusses the importance of this moment for the Teamsters and the labor movement writ large.
Luigi MorrisJuly 3, 2023
SCOTUS v. Labor Movement: The Court Rules Against Workers
The Supreme Court issued a ruling which aims to weaken strikes. It is no coincidence that this comes at a time when unions have massive support among the general population. The labor movement must fight back against the state's attacks on our collective power.
Luigi MorrisJune 3, 2023
#AllThatsLeftPod: UPS Workers Prepare for a Strike
In this episode of the podcast, we discuss the contract fight at UPS, and what's at stake for the Teamsters and the labor movement.
Left VoiceMay 2, 2023
“Grueling Working Conditions and Low Wages”: A Testimonial from a UPS Warehouse Worker
Workers in UPS warehouses are among the most precarious workers in the logistics industry. As the 2023 Teamsters contract negotiations approaches, a UPS warehouse worker speaks out about his working conditions and calls for unity in struggle among UPS drivers and warehouse workers.
Luigi MorrisNovember 30, 2022
Judge Upholds Firing of UPS Activist for Union Rally In Major Attack on Workers’ Rights and Free Speech
Late last month, in a major blow to workers’ rights and free speech, a judge at an arbitration panel upheld the discharge of UPS driver Ben Douglass. His crime? Speaking out against management retaliation at a rally outside his facility.
Left VoiceNovember 14, 2022
Workers Speak Out as UPS Continues Retaliation against Union Activists
Around 100 UPS Teamsters, activists from other unions, and community supporters rallied Thursday morning outside UPS’s Metro Queens facility to demand the immediate and unconditional reinstatement of Ben Douglass and Rob Becker, both drivers and alternate shop stewards in New York State.
bit penguinSeptember 5, 2022
UPS is Firing Union Activists in the Middle of Contract Campaign
On Wednesday, in an act of blatant retaliation, UPS fired Ben Douglass and Rob Becker, both UPS drivers and alternate shop stewards in New York.
Luigi MorrisAugust 25, 2022
UPS Teamsters Take Up the Fight for Abortion Rights
The Supreme Court’s Dobbs ruling is ushering in a historic attack on women, people who could give birth and the broader working class. But Teamsters are speaking out for reproductive rights and demanding our union take up this vital issue.
Thaddeus GreeneAugust 17, 2022