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UPS Teamsters Strike 20th Anniversary

  • Verso Books 20 Jay Street, Suite 1010 Brooklyn, NY, 11201 United States (map)

NYC-DSA Labor Branch Presents: The 20th anniversary of the 1997 UPS Teamster Strike, one of the largest in US history and one of labor's biggest wins in decades.

Come hear from rank and file Teamsters and organizers who lived through the strike and continue the fight today at the nation's largest unionized private employer. All are welcome.

Panelists:
KEN REIMAN is a retired UPS Teamster and former Business Agent of Brooklyn's UPS Local 804, who participated in the 1997 strike. 
DAVE LOOBIE is an 18-year UPS part-timer and 2016 candidate for International Union Trustee on the Teamsters United slate. 
DAVID LEVIN is an organizer with Teamsters for a Democratic Union, working with Teamsters across the country to build rank-and-file power.

Moderator:
STEPHANIE LUCE is a professor of Labor Studies at the Murphy Institute, and professor of Sociology at the Grad Center/CUNY. Her books include Fighting for a Living Wage and Labor Movements: Global Perspectives. She is a member of the Professional Staff Congress/AFT.