Teamsters Union speaks out on second UPS employee death - WAVE3 A second employee at UPS Worldport in Louisville has died due to COVID-19, Teamsters Local 89 confirmed through a statement on Monday. The employee had been off work since April 1, and was the first member of the Local Union that had died from the virus. The member’s name was not released out of respect of the family’s privacy. This was the second UPS worker that had died due to COVID-19. The first was confirmed by Kentucky governor Andy Beshear last Monday. The employee also worked at UPS Worldport but lived in Clark County, Indiana.