Press conference on truck drivers’ working hours – Ottawa

Montreal, November 26, 2004 — Media representatives are invited to attend a press conference scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Monday November 29, 2004 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, next to the Parliament building. Jim Karygiannis, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Roger Gallaway, Chairman of the Standing Committee on…

Strike suspended at UPS

The Teamsters Union wishes to inform its members as well as the public at large that the strike at UPS is suspended as of Tuesday, November 23, 2004. The strike lasted 24 hours. The negotiating team for the Union have decided that the employer’s new offers tabled during the last…

UPS Pilots Honor Teamster Canada Primary Picket Lines

Louisville, KY (Monday, 11/22/04) – The Independent Pilots Association (United Parcel Service’s pilots union) will honor Teamster Canada’s primary picket lines for the duration of its strike against UPS. “The Independent Pilots Association is a strong trade union that does not cross primary picket lines,” said Capt. Tom Nicholson, President…

Teamsters seek probe of killing in El Salvador

WASHINGTON (AP) — Teamsters President James P. Hoffa asked Secretary of State Colin Powell last week to pressure El Salvador to investigate the Nov. 5 killing of a member who was trying to unionize port workers. Teamster Jose Gilberto Soto, 49, was shot in the back and killed in Usulutan,…

UPS Mail Ballot instructions

As you are aware as per the International Brotherhood of Teamsters a mail ballot has been ordered. The mail ballots will be mailed out on October 28th, 2004 by the firm of Baratz Judelman, Chartered Accountants. The ballots must be returned no later than 9 AM on November 18th, 2004….