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The UPS Strike

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A number of commentators have described the recent Teamsters' strike against UPS as a watershed moment in U.S labor history. One of the strike's unusual features was the union's contention that part-time work is an unfair management practice. Indeed, the most noted concession won by the Teamsters was UPS's agreement to convert 10,000 part-time workers to full-time status.


Suggested citation: “The UPS Strike,” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Trends, no. 97-09, pp. 13-14, 09.01.1997.

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