After rejecting an earlier contract, Teamsters Union members at less-than-truckload carrier UPS Freight are set to vote next month on a new labor agreement.

Balloting will be done differently on Jan 11 and 12 at union halls or UPS Freight terminals for an estimated 10,000 to 12,000 employees, just a few days after local Teamsters leaders and UPS Freight representatives meet in Washington, according to published reports.

Union members at UPS Freight have been working under a contract that was extended after originally expiring at the end of July.

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Meantime, Teamsters Union members at UPS’ parcel division who have yet to sign off on local agreements have votes set for next month, according to the dissident group, Teamsters for a Democratic Union. 

Earlier this month other local agreements were approved by union members,  however, the current national contract can not take effect until all local supplements have also been ratified.