Shoud the union suspend union dues?

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Pizza, Mar 20, 2020.

  1. Pizza

    Pizza BrownCafer of the Month

    We may still be working but spouses may not be.
    Part time members second jobs are affected.

    Is this even an option?

    We can catch up on missed dues later.
     
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  2. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut Dumpster, INABAG

    No
     
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  3. Jetboat1

    Jetboat1 New Member

    No we have jobs. Do we need a handout or offer a hand up to others?
     
  4. bowhnterdon

    bowhnterdon Active Member

    There will be layoffs. B2B will dry up, Brown makes squat on Residential
     
  5. Jumpin Jack Flash

    Jumpin Jack Flash Active Member

    Yes hand out to others. See Union donations to politicians.
     
  6. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    Thanks for the laugh.
     
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  7. Mst3k

    Mst3k Active Member

    Yes, no open bathrooms on route = no union dues.
     
  8. PappyLand

    PappyLand Active Member

    You do know what dues go to right?
     
  9. Up In Smoke

    Up In Smoke Active Member

    By law, union dues are not allowed to be used for political funding.
     
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  10. Misthios

    Misthios I love my job. Don't you?


    Haha that would be a cold day in hell before Hoffa allowed that.
     
  11. Foamer Pyle

    Foamer Pyle Active Member

    Yes, they go to Communist Democrat political party activities.
     
  12. Jumpin Jack Flash

    Jumpin Jack Flash Active Member

    then we need arrests. The Union donates money to political parties. Fact. If you want to argue semantics fine.
     
  13. Jumpin Jack Flash

    Jumpin Jack Flash Active Member

    Trump and the GOP have currently destroyed all business in America, they’ve resorted to Communist bailouts. Trump is a Socialist when it comes to business.
     
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  14. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    When it puts tax payers money into his family's pockets.
     
  15. Dough99

    Dough99 Member

    No but they will create 22.19 combo!
     
  16. zimbomb

    zimbomb Member

    That's just dead wrong. Now you do have the right to write the union and request they don't use your dues for politics. You will see you dues lowered by 24¢.
     
  17. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    How will they know which dollars are mine ?
     
  18. Up In Smoke

    Up In Smoke Active Member

    Dues cannot go to a candidate or campaign. Your dues may go to "get out the vote drives", "lobbying", "election information" and "public marketing". The only monies allowed to be given directly must come from a separate fund raising platform.
     
  19. zimbomb

    zimbomb Member

    Your right, I'm wrong.
     
  20. BigUnionGuy

    BigUnionGuy Got the T-Shirt


    DRIVE Accounting Department
    Office of the General Secretary-Treasurer


    "The DRIVE Accounting Department is responsible for activities regarding National DRIVE, the political action committee of the International Brotherhood Teamsters. National DRIVE is a separate segregated fund registered with the Federal Election Commission (FEC). The Department processes the Voluntary Authorization Cards to allow for Teamster membership participation in National DRIVE. The Department is responsible for the registration and compliance with the FEC and state campaign finance regulations. Teamster membership contributions to DRIVE are processed through payroll deduction and DRIVE Accounting Department is responsible for the collection and recordkeeping of all receipts received. All candidate and committee contributions are processed through the DRIVE Accounting Department. DRIVE Accounting Department fulfills requests for DRIVE information from Teamster local unions, joint councils, trade divisions and conferences and the General Executive Board."
     
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