Weekend Video: 1997 UPS Strike

In 1997, UPS Teamsters won a stunning victory at Big Brown–the biggest victory for labor in the last twenty years. Find out how UPS Teamsters made UPS deliver 10,000 full-time jobs and record pension increases. These two videos explore the issues that drove the strike… Read More

Teamsters United from the U.S. to Canada

The following is a statement made by Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU) in the wake of the recent Teamster election. TDU backed Fred Zuckerman’s Teamsters United slate against the Hoffa-Hall slate. Teamsters United narrowly lost the vote. Employers play divide and conquer to keep… Read More

Teamsters United one step closer

By Alexandra Bradbury As of July 1, the challengers for Teamster leadership are officially nominated. Now their supporters are out seeking votes among the union’s 1.3 million members. Ballots will be mailed October 6 and counted November 14. The result will depend on how many… Read More

#BoycottIKEA pickets strike again

On July 12, three separate info pickets hit IKEA stores in Ottawa, Toronto, and Burlington in solidarity with the locked out workers of IKEA Richmond. It was the second round of info pickets in less than a month. Over 300 members of Teamsters Local 213… Read More