Teamsters-UPS reach ‘game-changing’ labor deal to avert strike

By: - July 25, 2023 3:26 pm

A UPS worker on his daily rounds on July 24, 2023, in New York City. UPS workers had threatened to walk off the job on Aug. 1, if UPS didn’t agree to higher wages and better working conditions. The Teamsters union, representing some 340,000 UPS workers, reached a tentative agreement Tuesday with the nation’s largest package carrier. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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Casey Quinlan
Casey Quinlan

Casey Quinlan is an economy reporter for States Newsroom, based in Washington, D.C. For the past decade, they have reported on national politics and state politics, LGBTQ rights, abortion access, labor issues, education, Supreme Court news and more for publications including The American Independent, ThinkProgress, New Republic, Rewire News, SCOTUSblog, In These Times and Vox.