Teamsters Strike Recap
editors at TCLQ.ORG
Sun Aug 24 19:52:58 MDT 1997
This raises a question: if Carey's election was nullified, how does that
affect the contract agreement? I mean, the nullification of the election
says that he had no right/power/authority to bargain or come to an
agreement on behalf of workers, does it not?
> Boy, do we ever part company on this one. It's funny how the
>media can make
>people believe the lies involved in any given situation. UPS was tired of
>paying the most money into the pension plan. They gave money to companies
>failed and were not giving anything in return. UPS wanted to keep their money
>that they were giving to the union which would have gave their employees a 50%
>increase to their pension. Of course the unions fought it tooth and nail
>because they needed the money UPS was giving.
> As for part time workers, it's the sign of the times. I love part
>workers. Most of them request part time work. They want to do other things.
>I don't think it is some union's business whether or not a company hires part
> Now that Ron's election has been nullified because of the bad
>things he did
>and he has to once again run against Jimmy, I wonder if this whole thing
>been staged. "I won with UPS, therefore vote for me".
> Sorry, but I think the time for unions have come and gone. At one
>work place was cruel and indifferent, but that time has passed.
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