Dow rises early after two-day sell-off, analysts urge investors not to panic

Even with steep declines in the last two days, shares of most Louisville-based companies are still up for the year. | Illustration by Boris Ladwig After a broad, two-day sell-off on Wall Street and markets across the globe, two financial analysts encouraged investors to not panic, as economic fundamentals, especially in the United States, remain […]

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Louisville union president blasts national Teamsters leaders

UPS planes | Courtesy of Teamsters Louisville Teamsters leader Fred Zuckerman sharply criticized national union leaders’ forced ratification of a new five-year contract that a majority of workers had rejected. “This is the craziest thing I’ve seen in the 30 years I’ve been in business,” Zuckerman told Insider Louisville. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters had […]

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UPS package handlers reject contract proposal; Teamsters leaders ratify agreement anyway

Workers remove a container from a UPS plane at Worldport in Louisville. | Photo by Boris Ladwig Although UPS package handlers rejected a contract proposal that would cover about 240,000 workers, national leaders of the Teamsters union said its constitution requires them to ratify the agreement, causing some confusion, disagreement and anger among members nationwide, […]

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