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Fur flies as Teamsters begin hashing out UPS negotiating strategy

January 11, 2023


The contract negotiating process between UPS Inc. and the Teamsters union was expected to get loud and emotional. Judging from comments made at the first Teamster meeting to discuss bargaining strategy, the union didn’t disappoint.

On Monday in Washington, Teamsters General President Sean O’Brien and General Secretary-Treasurer Fred Zuckerman convened a meeting of what is known as the UPS National Screening Committee. The gathering brought together representatives from dozens of UPS (NYSE: UPS) locals to review proposals that the Teamsters may, or may not, take into upcoming talks with the nation’s largest transportation company.

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