Feb 18, 2017 -
We are sorry to announce the passing of Teresa Click. Teresa was a member of Teamsters 89 for 35 years who worked at UPS. She passed away suddenly at the age of 53.
The officers, agents, and staff of Teamsters 89 wish to express our deepest sympathies to Teresa's family as they deal with this tragic loss. Our thoughts are with you.
Feb 14, 2017 - Donald Duvall is a part time worker at UPS LCH and one of our Teamster brothers. On February 9th, he and his family lost everything in a fire that destroyed the apartment complex they lived in. They are asking for assistance to begin rebuilding their lives.
Helping our brothers and sisters is one of the fundamental purposes of the Teamsters union.
Feb 13, 2017 - Prior to the 2016 peak season, Stewards in the Worldport Feeder Department began a grievance blitz against UPS due to a noticeable increase in the number of contracted carriers moving loads out of the hub.
Feb 11, 2017 - Teamsters Local 89 is deeply saddened to announce that retiree Tom Trenaman passed away Saturday night at the age of 73.
Tom was a Business Agent at Teamsters 89 and retired in 2000. According to Trustee Brian Hamm, Tom was instrumental in convincing UPS to locate the Air District in Louisville in 1981, rather than Dayton, Ohio.
Feb 07, 2017 - Members at K&T Switching who perform monitor work ratified a new five-year agreement on Tuesday, January 31st 2017, by a substantial margin. This was the second offer voted on by these members. After the first offer was rejected two days’ prior, the company returned to the bargaining table and improved their offer.
Feb 07, 2017 - Members at Unique-Prescotech ratified a new three-year agreement on Saturday, February 4th 2017, by a substantial margin.
Some of the highlights of the new contract includes increases in wages, maintaining the current TeamCare insurance plan, and adding Good Friday as a new holiday.
Feb 06, 2017 - On Thursday, February 2nd 2017, Members at PalFleet overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year contract. The new Agreement includes substantial wage increases, expanded funeral language and a number of non-economic improvements to provide stability and fairness on the shop floor.
Perhaps the largest gain was the movement to a new health insurance plan.