Contract Language

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Robert Getzan, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. Robert Getzan

    Robert Getzan New Member

    Is there contract language that states that union members cannot be forced by management to give damning statements against other union members? It's seems I once read that but can't seem to find it now.
     
  2. BigUnionGuy

    BigUnionGuy Got the T-Shirt


    The company can't force you to give any statements against a fellow member.


    It's not contract language. What you are probably remembering is....

    The members oath, as defined in the IBT constitution and your Local Union bylaws.


    ART. II, SEC. 2

    "to never knowingly harm a fellow member"


    https://teamster.org/sites/teamster.org/files/IBT-Constitution-2011.pdf



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  3. Oak

    Oak Active Member

    I just don't remember.
     
  4. Catatonic

    Catatonic Nine Lives

    Look in the index under "rat".
     
  5. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Single digit midget!

    It's not in the NMA but is in our Teamster oath.

    "Thou shall not bring reproach upon a fellow Member."
     
  6. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Just a turd

    So what your are saying is that 3/4th of the union thread posts are violating the union oath
     
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  7. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead My Senior Picture

    Are you trying to put a biblical spin on it?
     
  8. hyena

    hyena Well-Known Member

    What about " Thou shall not cross picket lines " ? Do you remember seeing that in the Ten Commandments as well?