The Chamber of Commerce and pro-corporate pundits are calling on President Joe Biden to intervene to stop the potential UPS strike. Doing so would violate the basic rights of Teamsters like me — and strengthen the right-wing forces seeking to roll back democracy.
Matt Leichenger is a UPS driver, an alternate shop steward in Teamsters Local 804, and a member of Teamsters for a Democratic Union.
UPS drivers are facing dangerously hot working conditions this summer. But instead of installing AC, or making changes that would reduce exposure to extreme heat, the company is installing cameras to surveil workers on the job. Now drivers are fighting back.