News

Vote in the Election for International Union Officers

Ballots for the election of International Union Officers were mailed to members on October 4. Vote in the Teamster election. It's your right and your responsibility.  If you have not received your ballot in the mail, call the Election Supervisor at 844-428-8683 to request a replacement ballot.

General Membership & Nominations Meeting

Join your brothers and sisters at the Local 804 General Membership and Nominations Meeting this Sunday, October 24 at 10:00 am at Plattduetsche Park at 1132 Hempstead Turnpike, Franklin Square, NY 11010. 

Local 804 Wins Arbitration Over PVDs

Local 804 won a major victory today when an arbitrator ruled that UPS’s use of PVD’s violates the contract.

Golf Classic Raises $18,000

On September 11th, members and supporters from throughout the Local gathered to tee it up and rip it for a great cause. We started the day by honoring the legacy of the day and remembering all of the victims. We then proceeded to enjoy a picture perfect day on the course and to raise $18,765 for the Ed ‘doc” Dougherty memorial scholarship. The golf classic committee and all the volunteers did a fantastic job and we offer our sincere thanks to all who donated, especially our lead sponsors:

Stu Goldstein, Morici & Morici, Joe Dipersia-Labor Union Benefits Inc., Retire804.com (Halliday Financial), T.J’s Hero Shop, IBT Local 25, Joint Council 16, IBT Local 282, Buchbinder, Tunick, & co., IBT Local 802, IBT Local 295, Charny & Wheeler pc, Eisner Dictor & Lamadrid “Law in the service of working people”, IBT Local 210, IBT Local 202, Cinquemani & Liebowitz (Amazing Smiles), IBT Local 107, IBT Local 251, The Hlampeas family, and Splash Auto Spa.

 

Health Benefits Update

We are happy to announce that at a special benefit improvement meeting the Union and company Health Fund Trustees agreed to a series of improvements effective January 1, 2022.

General Membership Meeting

It was a packed house for our first face-to-face General Membership Meeting in over a year. One Union! One Goal!

Golf Classic—Saturday, Sept. 11

Register to participate in the 21st Annual Local 804 Golf Outing on Saturday, September 11 at the Spring Lake Golf Club in Middle Island, Suffolk County. The outing will include a tournament in scramble format, longest drive contest, putting contest, raffles, BBQ lunch, open bar, and more.

Union Victory at Laurelton

Management has returned a fired alternate steward to work after a rally and grievance hearing today in front of the Laurelton building. The Working Families Party continues to show up for our local. Thanks city council candidate Alaida Gagarin and Brad Lander who is running for comptroller for your solidarity today and at multiple union actions at UPS.

Informing & Uniting 22.4 Drivers

Across the local, shop stewards are volunteering to come in on Saturday to stand with 22.4 drivers and enforce the contract.

Pass the Pro Act: Organizing for Justice and Union Rights Continues

Amazon workers and the labor movement suffered a high-profile setback when the majority of the workers in Bessemer, Alabama voted against joining the Retail Wholesale and Department Store Workers Union (RWDSU). The loss shows the need for both labor law reform and organizing at a mass scale at the company.