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Sending packages via UPS will soon cost more

Fortune
10/21/2014

Shipping packages with United Parcel Service will cost a little bit more starting at the end of this year after the package delivery company just announced its latest rate hike.

Policy Change Punishes Pregnant Women

Teamster Local 554 member Sarah Miles, the daughter of another Nebraska UPS Teamster Jeff Benson, found out what UPS management thinks of its pregnant workers. Put on a weight restriction by her doctor, Sarah was told by UPS that no light-duty work was available, and that she did not qualify for Family Medical Leave.

UPS Full-Time Jobs Update

September 25, 2014: Despite growing volume, UPS has shrunk the Teamster workforce. When the recession hit in 2008, UPS went lean and mean. They reduced hiring, implemented new technology, increased harassment, and eliminated full-time jobs.

Full-Time Jobs Giveaway Hurts Our Pensions

September 25, 2014: More ground deliveries should mean more full-time jobs—and more participants in Teamster pension funds. But a review of pension data shows what’s happening is just the opposite. As ground volume has grown in recent years, the number of full-time jobs has fallen.

Alarming Trends in Package Delivery

Labor Notes
09/24/2014

Their employer is the U.S. Postal Service, but a few unlucky Bay Area letter carriers were hired only to find out their job is actually delivering groceries for online retailer Amazon at 4 a.m.

UPS Expands Into Brokerage to Tap Fast-Growing Sector

Transport Topics
09/22/2014

UPS Inc. said it is pursuing an expansion of truck brokerage through its Freight unit, adding new capabilities in a fast-growing sector where the company does not currently have a major presence.

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