UPS Union Approves Nationwide Strike for This Summer
America's workers have grown tired of working
UPS union workers voted to approve the right to strike Friday, putting the nation's largest shipping company a step closer to a shutdown that could threaten the transportation of goods and commodities nationwide later this summer.
The Teamsters, the union representing 340,000 UPS employees, authorized a nationwide strike as of August 1.
The vote does not mean that a strike will happen but it gives labor leaders the right to call a walkout that could paralyze the economy, if a contract deal is not reached in negotiations by the of July.
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