Why Did Louisville Vote No?

The Louisville Worldport Air Supplement “final offer” from UPS management was rejected by a whopping 94% last week. That’s Teamster solidarity. 

Why are the members there so united for a better contract?

Thousands of Teamsters at the Worldport are forced to work for free, up to 30 minutes or even an hour a day. They have to wait for a shuttle at the huge airport complex to get to their work station, before they clock in, then do the same at the end of the shift. 

The shuttle system is inadequate and Teamsters, many of them underpaid part-timers, are the ones paying the price.

Local 89 members are also fighting for more full-time combo jobs.  

Click here to read more on what’s at stake in Louisville and the need for all members to stand as one during negotiations.