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UPS Letting Go Some Workers Who Protested Firing of One of Their Colleagues

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UPS is letting some workers go who protested the firing of one of their colleagues earlier this year.

In February, 250 UPS drivers based in Maspeth participated in a work stoppage, but the company says they are not contractually permitted to participate in this kind of protest.

The union believes UPS plans to fire all 250 employees, but the company says it has only let 20 go.

Local 804 will hold a rally Thursday to pressure UPS to re-hire the workers who have already been let go and to not fire any others involved in the original protest.

Public Advocate Letitia James will also attend the rally to demand that the workers be re-hired and that the city reconsider its deals with UPS. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP