Definitely put out by the union to the press, guaranteed. Posturing at its finest.How the hell are they speculating this so early? They haven’t even begun contract negotiations.
If that estimate on us moving 6% of the nation’s GDP is accurate then a strike would have a pretty significant impact on the economy. Enough to get Biden’s attention. He is already struggling with inflation and lingering supply-chain issues. How he reacts to a Teamsters strike on UPS will be interesting.