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Amazon: Threat & Opportunity

Solidarity with Amazon Workers in Alabama

Teamsters 623 stands with Amazon workers in Bessemer Alabama as they vote on their union election. 

Shoptalk: February 22, 2021

Shoptalk: Getting a Grip on Grievances

By Ryan Boyd, Day Ramp Steward

The grievance procedure plays a central role in defending our rights in a unionized workplace. However, grievances are often misunderstood, and members can feel apprehensive about filing. Many are fearful of retaliation, a concern that is not unwarranted. Having a fuller understanding of what grievances are — and what they are not — can help overcome some of the reluctance associated with this important right.

Bids Filled

The following members have been awarded bidded jobs.

Shop Steward Meeting

Saturday, February 20 at 11:00 AM.

ALL STEWARDS SHOULD PLAN TO ATTEND.

General Membership Meeting

Our next General Membership is Saturday, February 27th at 11:00 AM. 

IBT Convention Update

UPDATE. The Official IBT Convention Call has been issued. You can see the entire call here. It will be posted on Union Bulletin Boards as well.

Coronavirus Tracker for 623 Teamsters

Teamsters Local 623 has sought reliable information on coronavirus case counts at UPS facilities. With this new tool we will automatically post case updates as we receive them no less than daily in order for our members to be aware of the situation.

Split Wages, Bust Unions

Split Wages, Bust Unions! A video from Secretary-Treasurer Richard Hooker Jr. and President Clarence Bagby on why the imposition of $16.50 wages is not a gift from the company but is instead poison for solidarity.

Unequal Pay Won't Stand

Teamsters Local 623 has formally filed a grievance against the imposition of unequal wages at the Philadelphia Air Hub UPS facility. The Company is trying to divide workers by paying some workers more money for doing the exact same job as others with no additional seniority.

UPS Wage Update

Update From Principal Officer Hooker On Proposed UPS Wage Policy Change.