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Aug. 4, 1967
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, led by President Ron Carey, went on strike at UPS. Involving 185,000 IBT members, the strike effectively shut down UPS operations for 16 days and cost UPS hundreds of millions of dollars. This victory for the union resulted in a new contract that increased wages, secured their existing benefits and gave increased job security.
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Minimum Wage Hike Just Start of Justice for Workers
Posted On: Jan 09, 2020
Jan. 9, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | A new year has brought increased pay for nearly 7 million low-wage workers in 22 states. Thanks to a mix of lawmakers or voters themselves approving minimum wage hikes (and cost-of-living adjustments) in recent years, those at the bottom of the pay scale are getting much-deserved raises, ranging from a $1.50 an hour in Washington state and New Mexico to 10 cents an hour in Florida. Those pay increases have resulted in the nation’s lowest-paid workers getting their biggest wage bump in more than a decade. Before, pay was largely stagnant for those at the bottom of the economic ladder despite the tightening job market. But the public has increasingly insisted that corporations pay their fair share… Teamsters







 
 
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