The UPS CSI (Cartage Services Inc.) National Supplement to the National Master UPS Agreement wrapped up round two of bargaining last week in Dallas, TX.
The Teamsters National Negotiating Committee wrapped up the first week of negotiations today after both sides exchanged initial UPS and UPS Freight contract proposals.
The Teamsters union wants to prohibit United Parcel Service Inc. UPS -0.59% from using drones or driverless vehicles to deliver packages. That was one of the labor union’s initial demands as it kicked off high-stakes contract talks with UPS this week.
The Teamsters National Negotiating Committee presented the union’s initial UPS and UPS Freight contract proposals to the company today, marking the start of negotiations.
UPS and UPS Freight contract negotiations will kick off in late January.
As the union prepares for UPS and UPS Freight national talks to begin in January, supplemental committees have been meeting over the course of the last two months to exchange proposals and engage in bargaining sessions with the company.
This week, Teamsters Package Division Director Denis Taylor met with a delegation of Nordic labor union leaders who represent UPS workers in Finland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
In the October 20 edition of the UPS Contract Update, the Package Division responds to questions received about the process by which the National Agreement for UPS and UPS Freight are negotiated.