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 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.
Some local Riders and Supplements to the National Master Agreement that did not pass initially are being revoted. The latest results are listed below.
The UPS Freight National Negotiating Committee met with the company earlier this week to discuss outstanding issues that members have identified as concerns. Another meeting is expected soon as both sides work toward an agreement that can be brought to the membership for a vote.
The UPS TCI Supplement has passed by a vote of 87 to 12. That brings the total number of revoted local supplements and riders that have been approved by members to seven.