UPS Teamsters ratified the National Master UPS Agreement on June 26, 2013. The five-year contract includes increases in wages, health care and pension contributions and many other improvements. Several local Supplements and Riders did not pass, and the union is working through an internal, democratic process to resolve the issues. At UPS Freight, members overwhelmingly approved a new national five-year contract on Jan. 12, 2014.
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The UPS Louisville Air Rider was voted down, 185 to 2,804.
Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall announced today that Hall and International Vice President Sean O'Brien met with Teamsters at the UPS Maspeth facility last night. Today, Hall and O'Brien met with Local 804 officials and UPS management to resolve the situation. The parties have come to a settlement regarding the termination of 250 Local 804 members that occurred after a job action that took place in February.
The UPS Ohio Rider was passed by the membership, according to vote count results.
The UPS Local 135 Rider has passed by a vote of 551 to 357. Four supplements and riders have yet to be resolved.
The UPS Western Pennsylvania Supplement did not pass by a vote of 430 to 1,238. View vote results here.
(WASHINGTON) – UPS Freight Teamsters have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new national five-year master agreement that increases wages, significantly strengthens pension benefits and takes on the issue of subcontracting.
(WASHINGTON) – Teamster Local Union leaders representing UPS Freight workers across the country endorsed a new tentative national agreement on Jan. 6. The new agreement provides for major economic improvements and protects work and jobs at a time when most LTL companies are cutting wages and benefits.
The UPS Latin America Inc. Supplement has passed by a vote of 149 to 11 with one ballot voided. Five supplements and riders remain. The negotiating committees for Local 135 and Western Pennsylvania have both reached agreements and will be sent out for balloting early next year. Still outstanding are the Local 623 supplement, The Ohio Rider and Local 89 rider.