Issue 49: Inside the Teamsters’ Preparations for a UPS Strike

This summer could see 350,000 UPS workers walk off the job in the United States’ largest strike in decades. The Teamsters are getting ready. Here’s a look at how.

A driver sits at the wheel of a ubiquitous UPS delivery truck in San Francisco, California, January 31, 2023. More than a quarter million of these drivers are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)

On Super Bowl Sunday morning, outside a union hall in Nassau County, New York, the Teamsters had run out of parking. As members kept arriving, proper spaces filled up, and workers left their cars wherever they could — a problem for the union’s neighbor, an ambulance company, whose vehicles were now having trouble navigating the shared parking […]

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