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Walmart Workers Get a Raise. Hear that UPS?

February 23, 2015: Starting wages for Walmart workers will soon match starting pay for part-timers at UPS. What’s wrong with this picture? Walmart announced it is raising its minimum wage to $9 an hour and that starting pay will be hiked to $10 an hour in February 2016. That means wages at Walmart, the nation’s biggest exploiter of low-wage labor, will match starting pay at UPS under our union’s biggest contract. That’s just embarrassing. Even...

How UPS gains from law eroding pension protection

Russell Grantham The Atlanta Journal-Constitution January 26, 2015 View the original piece When Sandra Presley’s husband died four years ago, the couple’s retirement income from decades of working for trucking companies dropped by over half. Now, the 72-year-old Forest Park woman fears her $634-a-month pension from working at Yellow Freight could shrink another 30 percent. Click here to read more at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  

UPS Prepared Too Well for Holiday Rush and Paid the Price

Mary Schlangenstein and Michael Sasso Business Week January 26, 2015 View the original piece After missing millions of deliveries on Christmas in 2013, United Parcel Service Inc.(UPS:US) promised it would do better next time. It hired thousands more workers to ensure it could handle a deluge of shipments on its busiest days. The improvements worked, maybe too well. Click here to read more at Businessweek.

UPS Lowers 4Q Earnings Forecast on Holiday Costs

Transport Topics January 24, 2015 View the original piece UPS Inc. said fourth-quarter earnings per share will be $1.25, lagging Wall Street estimates, because of higher costs related to U.S. deliveries during the peak season. “While [domestic] package volume and revenue results were in line with expectations, operating profit was negatively impacted by higher-than-expected peak-related expenses,” the statement said. UPS also said 2015 earnings would be “slightly below” its prior full-year target of 9% to...

TeamCare Report: Flush with Money

January 13, 2015: The Central States Health and Welfare Fund (TeamCare) is flush with money, as Hoffa and Hall make excuses for benefit cuts that UPS Teamsters and retirees have suffered. The latest (2nd quarter 2014) TeamCare Financial and Analytical Report shows that its reserves continued to grow at an annual rate of $326 million per year during the first half of 2014.  The report notes that UPS paid a lump sum of $1.713 billion to...
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UPS’s Phony Ransom Threat

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