Shippers UPS, Amazon have trouble filling holiday jobs 5:08PM EST November 30. 2012 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Hundreds of holiday jobs are there for the taking around here — and employers are having trouble finding people to fill them. Major distribution companies like GSI Commerce and UPS are struggling to fill jobs to ship holiday orders. UPS still had 200 openings paying $8.50 per hour on four shifts this week, three months after setting out to hire 1,000 temporary workers. The shipping company also is offering employees $150 bonuses for referring new hires, who also get the bonus. More info available on the link.