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March Meeting CANCELED

Please be advised that March's monthly General Membership meeting is CANCELED due to the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Radio 623: March 11, 2020

Secretary-Treasurer and Principal Officer Richard Hooker Jr. is on air with Local 623 Radio. Twice a month hear about the state of the Union, major issues in the workplace and learn how 623 members are organizing to fight back.

Coronavirus: What you need to know!

Since December 2019, there has been an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and has now been detected in 60 locations internationally, including in several states within the United States. This disease has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). Globally, 73 countries have had over 92,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 that have resulted in over 3,000 deaths. More new cases are occurring outside China than in China. In the United States, currently 13 States have reported confirmed cases; there are Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin. These and other States not listed here continue to test suspected cases and will report confirmed cases to local health departments and to the CDC.

Learn how you can protect yourself and others.

Retirees Know: Sups Working Means Money Out of YOUR Pocket

623 Retirees have a lot of experience with UPS and the tactics management use to cut-corners and take money out of your pocket. When supervisors take bargaining unit work it means lower paychecks and fewer hours for you and your fellow Teamsters. The best defense against supervisors working is YOU! Make sure you file a grievance if you catch a supervisor doing bargaining unit work and follow the steps below to protect yourself and your Teamster sisters and brothers.

OJS Rides. Be Prepared!

Members should be prepared for OJS rides. Teamster 623 Business Agents Ron Camac and Norm Cowlay, walk you through how you can protect yourself in this video. Also Download an OJS questionnaire to fill out by hand or complete the questionnaire online and then save a PDF for your records.

 

Dovetail List is Up

Dovetail lists are now posted in each UPS center. Those interested in signing up for full-time work should sign-up on the combined Dovetail list. Details about the bidding procedure are found in Article 68 of our Local 623 Supplement.

Radio 623: February 19, 2020

Secretary-Treasurer and Principal Officer Richard Hooker Jr. is on air with Local 623 Radio. Twice a month hear about the state of the Union, major issues in the workplace and learn how 623 members are organizing to fight back.

President's Day Message from the President

Hear a special President's Day message from President Clarence Bagby.

 

Local 623 Radio Is Back

Secretary-Treasurer and Principal Officer Richard Hooker Jr. is back on the air with Local 623 Radio. Twice a month hear about the state of the Union, major issues in the workplace and learn how 623 members are organizing to fight back.

'How this African-American UPS worker challenged powerful union leaders in Philly, and won.'

by Juliana Feliciano Reyes, January 22, The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Around the country, rank and file union activists — from teachers to journalists to warehouse workers — have challenged the establishment, who they say is too complacent, too cozy with management, to fight for workers and keep corporations in check."