UPS expects that the International Brotherhood of Teamsters will approve a strike authorization tonight, but says that the vote does not mean an actual boycott is brewing.

A spokesman for United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) told Atlanta Business Chronicle that the IBT called for a strike authorization vote related to ongoing collective bargaining talks, with the vote to be tabulated and announced tonight.

UPS describes this tactic as a common way to drive media attention and put public pressure…


Atlanta Business Journal
UPS says teamsters strike not imminent despite likely vote approval

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