710 UPS Package Members: Get Ready to VOTE!
YOUR VOTE MATTERS!
Your Teamsters Local 710 Leadership Team and Bargaining Committee fully endorse the tentative agreement recently reached for our Local 710 UPS package contract and are encouraging members to VOTE and to VOTE YES. Encourage your fellow brothers & sisters to vote, too – It takes only a few minutes electronically. We need every single member to vote to ensure that everyone’s voices are heard loud and clear!
Complete information to ensure you can make an informed vote will be mailed to all eligible voters around mid-December. Voting will be conducted via electronic ballot through BallotPoint. Members will receive a packet which includes:
- Personal voter activation code and instructions to vote on your phone or computer
- Summary letter of the tentative agreement
- Red-line document showing all changes in the contract
IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE YOUR PACKET BY DECEMBER 19, 2018, CALL THE HALL IMMEDIATELY TO BE RE-CREDENTIALED AND HAVE A NEW PACKET SENT TO YOU.
A YES vote on this contract will lead to:
- $4.15 hourly wage increases over the life of the contract
- Strong protections for 25.13 & Regular Package Car Drivers
- Unlimited bidding for Package Car and Feeder Drivers
- Extra optional day plus more opportunities for time off
- 100 new Sleeper Team positions over the life of the contract
- No forced 70-hour workweeks for the top 90% of Package Car Drivers (volunteer-basis to be paid at double time)
… plus many more improvements to benefits and protections! Read more here!
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2018
at 6:00 PM CT / 7:00 PM ET
CALL IN NUMBER: (877) 229-8493
ACCESS CODE: 111568#
The Local will also be holding several Contract Review Meetings to go over the tentative agreement and answer questions. Please check back to Teamsters710.com regularly as additional meetings are being scheduled.
Local 710 UPS Contract Review Meeting – South Bend
Sat, Dec 8, 2018 | 8:00 am – 10:00 am ET
Holiday Inn Express – 120 N. Dixie Way, South Bend, IN
Local 710 UPS Contract Review Meeting – Springfield
Sat, Dec 8, 2018 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CT
Teamsters Local 916 – 3361 Teamster Way, Springfield, IL
Local 710 UPS Contract Review Meeting – Fort Wayne
Sat, Dec 8, 2018 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET
Wyndham Garden – 5750 Challenger Pkwy., Fort Wayne, IN
Local 710 UPS Contract Review Meeting – Lafayette
Sun, Dec 9, 2018 | 8:00 am – 11:00 am ET
Comfort Inn – 4701 Meijer Ct., Lafayette, IN
Local 710 UPS Contract Review Meeting – Belleville
Sun, Dec 9, 2018 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CT
Teamsters Local 50 – 1609 N. Illinois St., Swansea, IL
Local 710 UPS Contract Review – Davenport
Mon, Dec 10, 2018 | 10:00 am – 6:00 pm CT
UPS Davenport – Agents will be available in the breakroom to answer questions
Local 710 UPS Contract Review Meeting – Rockford
Sat, Dec 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm CT
Teamsters Local 325 – 5533 11th St., Rockford, IL
Local 710 UPS Contract Review Meeting – Mokena
Sun, Dec 16, 2018 | Immediately following the membership meeting
Teamsters Local 710 – 9000 W. 187th St., Mokena, IL
Contact Your Local 710 UPS Business Agents