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2017 UPS/UPS FREIGHT CONTRACT PROPOSAL MEETINGS

     The following meetings will be held to accept contract proposals for the upcoming UPS and UPS Freight contract negotiations.

     If you are unable to attend the meeting in your area you may attend one of the other meetings.                                   

                                              UPS

Saturday, July 29,2017                                        Sunday, July 30, 2017

Hilton Garden Inn                                                   Hilton Garden Inn

171 Hospitality Lane                                               333 Thomasville Road

Dothan, AL  36303                                                 Tallahassee, FL  32303

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.                                                  3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 5, 2017                                    Saturday, August 5, 2017

Hampton Inn and Suites                                         Hampton Inn

8021 Lavelle Way                                                   301 East Hollywood Blvd

Pensacola, FL  32526                                              Mary Esther, FL 

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.                                                  4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 6, 2017                                       Saturday, August 19, 2017

Hilton Garden Inn                                                   Teamsters Local 991

1101 Highway 231                                                  112 S. Broad Street

Panama City, FL  32405                                           Mobile, AL  36602

12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.                                           11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

                                         UPS FREIGHT

Saturday, July 29, 2017                                       Saturday, August 19, 2017

Hilton Garden Inn                                                   Teamsters Local 991

171 Hospitality Lane                                               112 S. Broad Street

Dothan, AL  36303                                                  Mobile, AL  36602

12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.                                           2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

THESE MEETINGS ARE VERY IMPORTANT. PLEASE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO ATTEND.

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Local 991 Executive Board at the 2014 Labor Day Parade


(L-R: Zack Smith, Bryan Warden, Steve Burroughs, Scott Blair)

TEAMSTERS LOCAL 991 WASTE WORKERS RATIFY NEW CONTRACT

Waste workers at Republic Services in Mobile, Alabama have ratifed a new contract by a 100% margin that contains numerous improvements.

"The 24 workers in the unit will receive wage increases of 2.5%, 2% and 2% over the three years of the contract and the agreement also lowers the theshold for when additional weeks of vacation are added," said Jim Gookins, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 991 in Mobile. "There is also an increase in weekly vacation pay, additional 'windshield pay' or travel pay for when a driver has to travel to Mississippi, and health and welfare benefit contributions are maintained over the life of the contract."

Workers will also receve a $400 bonus in the first and third years of the agreement; improved language regarding training, supervisors working and use of temporary employees; and new language regarding equal employment and inclusion, and fair treatment, Gookins said.

"We believe this contract gives our members stability over the next three years, and provides them with the respect and dignity they deserve," Gookins said. "Our members at Republic Services take care of their communities every day and they deserve to be taken care of in terms of decent pay, good benefits and fair treatment."

"The local worked closely with the Division on securing a good contract," said Ron Herrera, Director of the Teamsters Solid Waste, Recycling and Related Industries Division. "In addition to the wage increases, the workers have new language that offers on-the-job protections."

The tentative agreement was reached on March 15 and the ratification vote took place on March 18, 2017.

(This story is posted on the Teamsters International website): Link to the article is:

https://teamster.org/news/2017/04/teamsters-local-991-waste-workers-ratify-new-contract

 
 
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