Do Black lives matter to Big Brown?

Discussion in 'The Latest UPS Headlines' started by cheryl, Sep 28, 2016.

  1. cheryl

    cheryl I started this. Staff Member

    Do Black lives matter to Big Brown? - Socialist Worker

    Why has UPS been described as an ethical company? In a press release, Big Brown stressed that "the World's Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes those companies that align principle with action, [and] work tirelessly to make trust part of their corporate DNA."

    But there's something else engrained deep in UPS's "corporate DNA": racism. Across the U.S., UPS has singled out and systematically harassed African American workers, leading to civil right lawsuits, protests by the NAACP and, in one case, a picket against racism by a local Teamsters union.
     
  2. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

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  3. ups1990

    ups1990 Well-Known Member

    Almost everyone at UPS had been singled out and systematically harassed at some point.
     
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  4. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    UPS is an equal opportunity abuser.

    An old timer told me the first time I was harassed by management..." don't worry about it. it's just your turn."
     
  5. fiftyliners

    fiftyliners New Member

    BLM doesn't have a account with UPS. So no, BLM is out of luck
     
  6. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    I found that article interesting.
    I know some people actually feel like this.
    I feel lucky to have had my poor but bucolic childhood in rural south Georgia and northern Alabama.
     
  7. Tired Driver

    Tired Driver Sisyphus had it easy.

    All lives matter to UPS except their employees.
     
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  8. PT Stewie

    PT Stewie "Big Fella"

    We are all blocks on a spread sheet
     
  9. MC4YOU2

    MC4YOU2 Yep, not wearing brown anymore

    I used to tell newbies, after they emerged from a major in office butt chewing, due to their running afoul of UPS policy; tomorrow mgmt won't even remember this. They'll have another poor bastard to complain about.