UPS Air Cargo Teamsters Ratify Contract

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  1. cheryl

    cheryl I started this. Staff Member

    UPS Air Cargo Teamsters Ratify Contract - PR Newswire

    New Agreement Covers Over 1,400 Mechanics and Related Classifications

    UPS aircraft mechanics and related employees at UPS Air Cargo have voted to ratify their newest contract with the company. The contract, which becomes amendable on November 1, 2023, makes UPS Air Cargo mechanics the highest-paid air cargo mechanics in the country by a wide margin.

    "We knew if we stuck together and stayed committed to protecting the pay and benefits we've earned over decades of hard work, we'd do what many thought was impossible and win big for our families, the future of our company and our customers," said Teamsters Local 2727 President Tim Boyle. "This contract does just that, along with raising standards throughout the aviation industry."

    Some of the improvements in the contract include an immediate 17.72 percent pay increase, raises each year resulting in a 32.61 percent increase in pay from current rates by the end of the contract and the protection of an unparalleled health care package with no premiums.

    "I want to extend my congratulations to the Teamsters Local 2727 negotiating committee. This agreement is the culmination of over four years of long hours, hard work and dedication from them. Their focus on improving the existing agreement and quality of life for our UPS members is what enabled us to ratify this industry-leading contract," said Capt. David Bourne, Director of the Teamsters Airline Division.
  2. Poop Head

    Poop Head Lovin' every minute of it!

    Hip hip hooray!!
  3. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall donut!!!

    Wow...look at the pay increases they were able to negotiate and Teamster President Hoffa and clown Taylor were able to squeeze a measly 1.9% pay raise per year.... out of all the bargaining groups ups had contracts with ups small package got the smallest raises by a long shot....
  4. IGotARock

    IGotARock Active Member

    Jimmy Hoffa must be holding a :censored2:ing private funeral for UPS corporate profits.
  5. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Retro checks ?
  6. rod

    rod #1 on Upstates "list"

    WOW---what a great contract . Drivers and part timers should be embarrassed that they settled so cheaply.
  7. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    Would you be happy with the 3.5% increase in wages they got?
  8. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

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