(en) Teamsters-UPS-Nevada website

Lyn Gerry (redlyn@loop.com)
Sun, 10 Aug 1997 18:49:28 +0000


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August 10, 1997

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT LOU MARTINO, LOCAL 533-RENO (702) 348-6060 BOB McCLONE OR DAVE DEITRICH, LOCAL 631-LAS VEGAS (702) 385-1455 ANDREW BARBANO, U-NEWS RENO (702) 786-1455

TODAY: Teamsters place world's largest conference call

WASHINGTON, DC (U-News)- Teamsters President Ron Carey and parcel division director Ken Hall will talk with their members Sunday from 4:00 to 4:30 p.m. PDT. The discussion will center on "keeping the pressure on UPS," according to a nationwide bulletin. Teamsters across the country can participate at their local union halls. Teamsters Local 533 is located at 316 Vassar Street in Reno. Teamsters Local 631 is located at 307 Wall Street in Las Vegas. [Suggestion to southern Nevada media: verify conference call location with the union office.]

WORKING THE WEB: www.nevadalabor.com/ Nevada workers now have their first website. Whenever newsmedia advise the public to check www.ups.com for company views, they may now also convey that Nevada worker news is likewise available on the Internet. The site covers issues affecting all workers - organized, wannabe or oughtabe.

PHOTOS ON THE SITE: UPS strikebreakers loading parcels into an unmarked truck; Randy Hobbs, one of those arrested on bogus charges by Sparks police; picket activity at the Sparks UPS distribution center; Teamsters Local 533 leader Lou Martino. All photo, news and opinion submissions are most welcome.

NEWS: Scrambled eggs and Sparks police - the story which broke the news of the Sparks arrests; strike briefings; where to picket; the non-union potential of the newly announced 256,000 square-foot UPS Worldwide Logistics facility in Fernley; Operating Engineers Local 3 election at the sprawling Sparks K-Mart distribution center this Thursday; continuing building trades pickets at the Sparks/Syufy Theatre site; dispatches from the frontlines; workers in their own words; wide-open commentary and criticism; a message from "Downsize This!" author Michael Moore.

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