The bolt went through his upper right arm and lodged in his right chest, according to Autauga County Sheriff’s Office reports. The driver was taken to Baptist South Medical Center in Montgomery in stable condition with “non-life-threatening injuries,” the reports read.
With 1.3 million members, the Teamsters are the largest transportation union in North America. As the US economy continues to reshape itself around the sprawling logistics industry, whoever is elected the next Teamster leader will face the daunting task of organizing this vast, nonunion workforce — one that will determine much of the future of the labor movement.
Teamsters will make that decision this October, in an election contest that pits the seventeen-year incumbent general president James P. Hoffa against challenger Fred Zuckerman, the president of the fifteen-thousand-member Teamsters Local 89 in Louisville, Kentucky, and his Teamsters United reform slate.
The bulldozers are moving earth on UPS’s (NYSE: UPS) latest expansion project, bringing the rest of the Earth even closer to UPS customers in Kentucky and parts of Southern Indiana.
The company’s estimated $300 million investment will triple the size of the package facility to 838,000 square feet, and nearly double current sorting capacity to 85,000 packages per hour. In addition, the project will create a mix of 300 new full and part-time jobs.
A pair of Department of Energy grants awarded to UPS (NYSE: UPS) will enable the company and a world-class team of engineers to conduct cutting-edge research aimed at reducing emissions and revolutionizing the charging process for electric trucks.
The grants, announced today, are part of the Department of Energy’s efforts to spur innovation and promote more efficient cars and trucks.
UPS has plans to lay off 160 workers from its Richmond-based UPS Freight unit at 1000 Semmes Ave. — just south of the James River, between 10th and 11th streets — within the next 12 months.
The company said in a statement Tuesday that its UPS Freight headquarters will continue to operate in Richmond.