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UPDATE: Dovetail List

April, 2020 Dovetail list.

 

Shop Stewards Virtual Meeting

While the coronavirus crisis has prevented our members and stewards from meeting at the union hall we are planning to adjust to online communications and meetings so that our members stay informed.

This month we will host our first virtual meeting for shop stewards. 

"Essential Workers: We Thank You"

Residents throughout the Philadelphia region are showing their love for Essential Workers, if you see signs of appreciation for Teamster 623 members and other Essential Workers please send photos to info@teamsterslocal623.org

 

Updated Seniority Lists

Click the links below for updated seniority lists for each work area. Contact your Business Agent or Shop Steward if you have any questions or concerns.

Dues Update

Dues

Due to complications with the TITAN reporting system members will not have a deduction this week for Union Fees. This deduction will be made up on payweek ending 5/30/20 which will show up on members paycheck on 6/5/20. 

If you have any questions or concerns be sure to reach out to your business agent.

New Shuttle Schedules

SEPTA has been operating on a weekend schedule since March 23rd. In order to ensure our UPS members are able to get to work the company is providing shuttles for members to use. The full updated shuttle schedule is available here.

Updated Bids

Below are the updated bids and who accepted them

UPS Problems, Teamster Solutions

UPS has agreed to listen to Teamster solutions for coronavirus related problems. Recently we have won assurances that the Company will (1) acquire hand sanitizer to provide to employees, (2) clean and repair the restrooms in all areas, (3) reduce congestion in small sort and throughout the operation more broadly. 

While we thank UPS for their cooperation here these changes are not enough to protect our essential workforce and the public.

UPS has many problems but Teamsters Local 623 has solutions. We have sent a letter to UPS upper management recommending the following solutions. Sign below to show UPS that essential workers are NOT disposable.

Click Here to Sign the Petition

“Profit Over People”: UPS Workers Say Company Not Prioritizing Safety as Workers Test Positive

As employees at UPS facilities test positive for coronavirus Teamsters 623 is stepping up our efforts to work for solutions that will protect our members and the public. Today Democracy Now spoke with Secretary-Treasurer and Principal Officer Hooker about the conditions at UPS and what we're doing to make sure workers are treated as "essential."

ATTENTION: Shuttle Schedules for UPS

SEPTA has been operating a weekend schedule since March 23rd. In order to ensure our UPS members are able to get to work the company is providing shuttles for members to use. The full shuttle schedule is available here.