More than six thousand UPS workers represented by Local 710 overwhelmingly voted to ratify the new contract.
6,000 UPS Teamsters Ratify Five-Year Contract in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana
02.20.15 More than 6,000 UPS workers represented by Teamsters Local 710 voted to accept a new five-year contract on Thursday. The agreement is retroactive to 2013 and was overwhelmingly ratified by a 4-to-1 margin.“This is a powerful Teamster contract protecting dedicated UPS workers in Chicago and across Illinois, Iowa and Indiana,” said John T. Coli, Trustee of Local 710 and President of Teamsters Joint Council 25. “The agreement includes annual wage increases, health care benefits, improved vacation pay for all workers and more full-time job opportunities for part-time employees. Local 710 commends the UPS membership for standing together ahead of negotiations and seeing through to ratification this strong union contract.”
Teamster Perseverance Pays Off for Kane County Probation Officers
02.12.15 — Local 330 Achieves Safety Measures for Members
Approximately 70 Probation Officers with Illinois’ 16th Judicial Circuit Court will soon be equipped with pepper spray and new safety protocols thanks to the diligence of Teamsters Local 330.
In Memoriam: Clara Day, Activist and Teamsters Local 743 Hero
02.09.15 — Union Remembers Member, Civil Rights Beacon
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is saddened to announce the death of longtime member and activist Clara Day.
Labor Board Levies Enforcement Proceedings Onto Latino Express
02.02.15 — Local 777 Protects Drivers During Contract Battle
Chicago school bus company Latino Express is approaching its final stop on a four-year campaign of worker mistreatment.
Teamsters Make Endorsements for Chicago General Election Feb. 24
01.22.15 — Download List of Endorsements for Election Day
Joint Council 25 has endorsed more than 45 candidates in the 2015 Chicago General Municipal Election on Tuesday, Feb. 24, including Mayor Emanuel and more than 40 aldermen.

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