UPS Bargaining Opens Big Issues Not on the Table Yet November 4, 2006. Will the present International Union leadership fight for a good contract at UPS? One bad sign is that they are already keeping contract information secret from the members. At the October contract proposal meeting they wouldn’t even let local officers leave with copies of the union’s proposals, which they promptly handed to management. Fortunately, TDU has obtained copies of the both the union and employer non-monetary bargaining proposals. View both union & company proposals @ Teamsters for a Democratic Union All the more reason to Vote The Tom L Slate Thousands of Teamsters are voting each day. The Election Supervisor has received 268,850 ballots. We have just three more days to boost turnout for Leedham. Ballots mailed Thursday from the West Coast or Friday from most of the USA should make it by Tuesday, November 14.