The Teamster's Gives UPS Workers The Ok To Go Out On Strike
August 4, 1997, UPS which normally delivers over 12 million parcels a day worldwide, is operating on a skeleton crew of less then 15 percent of its work force after its full-time and part time workers received their orders from the Teamster Union to strike. Union officials have stated that over 70 percent of UPS workforce is made-up of part-time workers. Rather than the company paying benefits they get around this by hiring workers part time.
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