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UPS Contract Negotiation Updates
Jun 16, 2023

Beware of False Fliers Regarding UPS Contract Negotiations

6/1/2023 - UPS Brothers and Sisters, there are fliers and other materials being handed out as recently as today that did not come from your Union, Teamsters Local 492. These materials do not contain official Teamsters Local 492 information. These unapproved handouts and QR codes contain many false, misleading and sometimes completely incorrect information. Any information on contractual related issues will be sent out via this platform or directly from your Business Agent, Steward or Information from the IBT will be given the same way, either on the IBT app or on the website. Individuals not authorized or given permission to speak on behalf of Teamsters Local 492 are acting on their own and their information is not approved by Local 492. As always, if you have any questions, call your business agent:

492 UPS members have 3 business agents at Local 492:

Andrew Palmer (505-554-0326) handles UPS Feeders

David E. Trujillo (505-554-5892) handles UPS in the Southern Part of NM, Sawmill, Rio Rancho, and Aspen Local Sort.

Ernest Ortega (505-344-2008) handles UPS in the Northern Part of NM, Comanche (Center Pre-load & Hub), Gateway/Air and Socorro Center

Click Here to view the Teamster Local 492 UPS Contract Negotiations Update Page

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Five-Year UPS Teamster National Agreement Passes Overwhelmingly, One Supplement to Be Renegotiated 8/22/2023- Today, Teamsters voted by an overwhelming 86.3 percent to ratify the most historic collective bargaining agreement in the history of UPS.

Yellow Update

9/15/2023- A grievance has been filed for ALL members at Yellow in New Mexico.  The grievance covers all vacation hours earned and unused and pro rata, vacation earned from seniority date to closing. This grievance was heard at the September session of MSC. The ruling was that all vacation grievances were to be forwarded to the bankruptcy court and would be paid out through that process.


TEAMSTER LEADERS UNANIMOUSLY ENDORSE TFORCE FREIGHT TENTATIVE AGREEMENT 7/24/2023- Teamsters local leaders unanimously endorsed the new tentative agreement between the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) and TForce Freight on Monday.

UPS Tentative Agreement Reached

“WE’VE CHANGED THE GAME”: TEAMSTERS WIN HISTORIC UPS CONTRACT Deal Results in Higher Wages, More Jobs, Equal Pay, A/C, MLK Day, Part-Time Rewards 7/25/2023- Today, the Teamsters reached the most historic tentative agreement for workers in the history of UPS, protecting and rewarding more than 340,000 UPS Teamsters nationwide.

Yellow/Teamster Negotiations Update 7/25/2023

As you know, Yellow Corp. determined at a board of directors meeting on July 7, 2023, that its operating companies under the NMFA would not make required health and welfare and pension contributions to six different benefit Funds. Specifically, the Central States Health and Welfare and Pension Funds; the Central Pennsylvania Funds and the Western Conference Funds.
Download: Yellow7252023.pdf

Hundreds of NM 492 Teamsters Send UPS Clear Message

Teamsters Local 492 would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you that came out for the 492 Practice Picketing at New Mexico UPS locations including Albuquerque, Alamogordo, Las Cruces, Roswell & Santa Fe NM. Today at the UPS Comanche Center, we had over 300 people show up.

ABF 2023-2028 CBA Now Fully Ratified

ABF NMFA & Supplemental CBA Implementation Schedule 7/7/2023 - Of the 90 eligible voters, the 492 (New Mexico) ABF PU&D Teamsters voted 53-2 to ratify their Western States Pickup & Delivery Supplement.   Please be advised the new ABF National Master Freight Agreement, including ALL Supplements, has been fully ratified by the local union membership.

Teamsters Local 492
4269 Balloon Park Road NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109

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