Joe Allen is the author of The Package King: A Rank and File History of UPS. He worked for nearly a decade at UPS between its Watertown, Massachusetts and Chicago, Illinois Jefferson Street hubs. Starting out as a part-time loader he worked his way through a series of part-time sorting and driving jobs until his final year at UPS where he was a package car driver.
Joe is a member of the Tempest collective and writes regularly for their website on the Teamsters and UPS. He has been writing a weekly update the UPS-Teamsters negotiations for Counterpunch.