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Fat-Cat Spends the Week at Foster Ave

Felicia the Fatcat spent the entire week at Foster Avenue sending a message to UPS management.

Together, Local 804 members protested harassment, rallied against the company's unfair labor practices, spoke out against racist comments made by supervisors, and fought back against management's targeting of Black stewards.

Our union joined forces with social justice organizations and took our issues to the media.

This company has serious issues to address. We will hold them accountable.

Zoom General Membership Meeting, July 26 @ 10am

We will be having a Zoom General Membership Meeting on Sunday July 26 at 10 a.m.

You must register in advance to attend the meeting. 

After you register, you will get a confirmation email containing information about how to join the Zoom General Membership Meeting on Sunday.

Click here to register for the meeting.

Taking Action Against Harassment & Racism

Local 804 members held a rally at UPS in Brooklyn today as part of national day of action to support Black Lives Matter and to speak out on racism and harassment in the workplace.

Justice for George Floyd

Local 804 and all Teamsters stand with the family of George Floyd. 

We stand together in denouncing institutional racism and discrimination in any form. We stand together in insisting that police brutality stop and the officers in question be brought to justice. 

One of the basic tenets we insist on and practice as a union is dignity and respect. That goes for both the workplace and in daily life.

Virtual General Membership Meeting

Thanks to all the members who participated in our General Membership meeting via Zoom.  640 members registered for our meeting and our attendance hit 390 at the high point.

We got positive feedback from members that the meeting was informative and organized.

Zoom had widespread service interruptions all morning and unfortunately our meeting was affected by these technical difficulties. 

Bob Morici spoke about the need for a health care proxy and power of attorney, especially in the midst of a global pandemic. Morici & Morici has offered to assist with this, free of charge.

Contact Morici & Morici at 516-973-1902 for more information. Click here to download intake forms.

Get Tested for COVID-19

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.

 

Take Action Today to Fight for Essential Workers

Teamsters Local 804 has joined 75 unions and organizations nationwide to fight for an Essential Workers Bill of Rights, including hazard pay and workplace safety protections.

COVID-19: Paid Leave & Short-Term Disability

Local 804 members at UPS are eligible for two weeks (10 days) of paid leave benefits if you are under a physician’s care for COVID-19 or have been advised by a physician or state agency to self-quarantine.

Expanded Telehealth Coverage

To protect members and our families, Local 804 has fought for and won expanded coverage and telehealth services.