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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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We will update this UPS Contact Updates Page As soon As Info Comes In. 

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2024 California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Scholarship Applications NOW AVAILABLE

The California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus is proud to offer its 2024 Scholarship.  The California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Scholarship digital fill-in form application can be downloaded by Clicking the "read more" button, or a paper copy can be picked up in person at the Union Hall.  The instructions, requirements, and deadline to submit the application are detailed on the application form.
Download: California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Scholarship digital fill-in form.pdf

Yellow Corporation Bankruptcy Update Regarding Member WARN Act Claims

4/18/2024 - The following is a message from John A. Murphy, IBT National Freight Director and Co-Chair, TNFINC: Re: Yellow Corporation Bankruptcy Update Regarding Member WARN Act Claims TO ALL LOCAL UNIONS HAVING MEMBERS EMPLOYED OR FORMERLY EMPLOYED BY YELLOW CORPORATION AFFILIATES I.

Teamsters Local 492 Wins Historic Grievance Against Sysco for Members

4/16/2024- It is with great pleasure that I can report to all our members, that Teamsters Local 492 has won a hard-fought grievance for our Sysco brothers and sisters! On April 03, 2020, a grievance was filed to enforce the forty-hour language in our contract.  This grievance was filed during the Walter Maestas administration, in the early stages of Covid-19.

Teamsters 492 Organizing Victory in NM at Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits

On behalf of Teamsters Local 492, I would personally like to congratulate all of the workers at Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits in this Local's jurisdiction, which includes warehouse workers, loaders, drivers as well as hostlers/yard jockeys.


The Teamsters VIP+ Plan’s open enrollment deadline of 5/23/2024 for coverage effective 6/1/2024. We are pleased to announce a new Teamster Privilege voluntary benefit for Teamster members that provides additional financial protection if they can't work due to illness, injury or loss of DOT certification because of a medical condition.
Download: Teamster_VIP_MBR_6.24_Reminder_High_V13.pdf

TForce Freight – Article 44 Rail & Subcontracting Update

TForce Freight – Article 44 Rail & Subcontracting Update The IBT has reviewed the monthly filing by TForce Freight to TNFINC and pursuant to the requirements of the 2023-2028 National Master TForce Freight Agreement’s Article 44. TForce Freight’s for the month of January 2024 was 43.44%, which is under the 45.8% limit as of January 31, 2024.

Correction: Notice of 492 Contact Info

Correction: Notice of 492 Contact Info 1/26/2024- Recently, an email was sent out with incorrect information regarding contact info for our 492 bookkeeper who handles Dues, Life with Dues, and Pension appointments, Monique Montoya. Her correct 492 office phone number is 505-344-1925 Ex. 12.

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

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