National contract negotiations are underway. Our contract expires on July 31. We are ready to fight and we are ready to win.
Local 804 members are answering the call. Thousands of members signed the Contract Unity Pledge. You have held parking lot meetings and contract rallies.
Keep it up. Your actions will determine what we win.
General President Sean O’Brien has appointed me to the National Negotiating Committee, as well as Vice President Chris Williamson and Recording Secretary Mark Cohen. We will make your voice heard in negotiations.
But if you really want your voice heard, speak up yourself! Ask questions if you have them. If you don’t have questions, talk to your brothers and sisters and answer theirs.
Stay informed. Download the UPS app from the International Union to get daily updates. When a parking lot meeting or contract action is organized, be there.
Click here to read the rest of the Summer 2023 President's Message.
Protect yourself when management gets on your truck, whether it’s a one-day production ride or a three-day OJS.
Fill out the online OJS Questionnaire on your phone, laptop or pad. Then save to PDF to keep a copy of the completed questionnaire on your phone for your records. Or download the OJS Questionnaire and fill it out by hand.
Knowing your Union Contract is key to enforcing your rights on the job. Every member is entitled to a printed copy, just ask your union representative!
Click here for the UPS National Master Agreement.
Click here for the Local 804 Supplemental Agreement.
Click here for a copy of the City Harvest Contract.
Click here for the Corporate Coffee Contract.
Click here for access to the PAE contract.
Essential workers can make an appointment to be tested for COVID-19 at a New York State drive-through or walk-in testing site. All Local 804 members qualify.
Call the COVID-19 Hotline at 1-888-364-3065 or make your appointment online at covid19screening.health.ny.gov
The 804 Health Fund Staff is working remotely. We are responding to all member calls and inquiries.
To reach the Health Fund, call 718-786-5410. Messages left at this number are sent to a mailbox. All call are retrieved and responded to by remote staff.
When leaving your message, please speak clearly and slowly.
If you would like a call back, you must:
Important: The return phone call from the Health Fund may be from a restricted number. If you are waiting for a response from the Health Fund, please answer any calls that your receive from an unlisted or restricted number.
The Fund is also responding to inquiries via fax at 718-786-6176.
Thank you for your patience. We will get through this together.
Local 804 retirees and full-time UPSers on COBRA can now pay their premiums online via electronic ACH payments.
Click here for instructions and to view the official notice.
UPS Full-Timer’s health care and benefits come from the Local 804 Health & Welfare Fund. Find out more information.
UPS Part-Timers are covered by Teamcare. Find out more about your plan.
If you want to get on the 9.5 list now, fill out the 9.5 Add/Cut Form and have your shop steward turn it into management. You will be added to the 9.5 list for the following week.
Once you are on the list, If you work more than 9.5 hours on three days in a week, talk with your shop steward to file a grievance for triple time pay for all hours worked over 9.5 in a day and to have your dispatch adjusted if necessary.
If there are any 22.4 drivers working in the center, then every Regular Package Car Driver is eligible to be on the 9.5 list.
If there are no 22.4 drivers working in the center, then Regular Package Car Drivers are eligible to get on the 9.5 list as long as: (1) the driver covers a route for a full week; (2) the driver bids or is assigned to cover a route for a full week but is prevented from completing that bid or assignment due to reassignment by management; or (3) the driver has four years of seniority as a full-time package driver.
22.4 Drivers are not eligible for the 9.5 list.
Union members have the right to union representation during any conversation with a supervisor or manager that could lead to discipline.
These rights have been upheld by the Supreme Court and they are known as Weingarten Rights. For UPS Teamsters, this means that you have the right to Union Representation when management is conducting any kind of investigation, be it into your numbers or an accident.
Make sure that your rights are respected by telling management “If this discussion could in any way lead to me being disciplined, terminated or affect my personal working conditions, I request that a union steward, business agent or union officer be present at this meeting."
Without representation, I choose not to answer any questions.” The remain silent. If your proceed your rights will be waived.
You have the right to go to a doctor of your choosing to get your DOT physical. Full-time drivers can get a free DOT physical by bringing this form to any CitiMD location.
Retire 804 helps 804 members and their families make smart decisions that will set them up well for retirement.
Click here to find more details.
Guarantee Issue Permanent Life Insurance Labor Union Benefit Service, Inc.
Sales and Information: 609-712-1327
Claims, Service: 877-367-5827
Teamster Privilege offers many benefits, including credit cards and insurance discounts.
Click here to find out about other perks.
LECMPA offers insurance in the event that you suffer lost time because of suspension or termination.
It is very important that you obtain a withdrawal card from Local 804 when you will not be at your job for more than a calendar month. This includes FMLA, retirement, layoff, resignation, discharge, military leave, disability or workers' compensation.
Getting a withdrawal card stops your liability for back dues until you are reinstated in your current job, or until you are hired at another Teamster job.
Local 804 is now processing withdrawal cards online. Apply for a Withdrawal Card.
If you are returning to work as a Teamster after submitting a withdrawal card, you must call Local 804 at 718-786-5700 or fill out this Return to Work Form.
Teamsters Joint Council 16 is offering free classes for CDL & tractor-trailer commercial driver’s licenses A or B. To be eligible, members must be in good standing, have a valid driver’s license, a CDL tractor-trailer learner’s permit Class A and Class B with air brakes endorsement.
Road practice for tractor trailer and commercial are scheduled for every Saturday and Sunday at the Deer Park Railroad Station on Long Island
For more information call Joint Council 16 at 212-924-0002.
To register, download and fill out the 2018 registration form and fax or mail it as indicated. The 2019 form will be posted as soon as JC 16 makes it available.
Applications are available for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship.
In addition to the academic scholarship, the fund offers a Training and Vocational Scholarship.
The Ed Dougherty Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to High School seniors who are the son or daughter of an active, retired, disabled or deceased Local 804 member.
The Scholarship Fund was established to honor Ed “Doc” Dougherty, a Local 804 Executive Board member. In 1974, Doc Dougherty was killed when he was run over on a picket line during an 87-day strike against UPS.
Applicants should submit the following application no later than March 17, 2023. Applicants also must submit an official copy of their High School Transcript and SAT/ACT results by March 17, 2023.