COLA Raise for UPS Teamsters: $.82

It’s official: UPS Teamsters (both full-time and part-time) will get a Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) raise of $.82 on August 1, 2022 on top of the base wage raise of $1.00.


Article 33 of the UPS Master Agreement provides some protection from inflation, if the cost of living goes up over 3%, based on the year of May 2021 to May 2022. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has just released the May figures, and the inflation index (CPI-W) rose 9.3% .

UPS Teamsters not in the progression will get a raise of $1.82.Teamsters in a four-year progression won’t get the raise or COLA until they reach top scale. 

The COLA and raise will be reflected in the first pay period following August 1, 2022.

Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

Airline Teamsters Don't Take No For an Answer in Denver

Local 455 Principal Officer Steve Vairma refused to hold steward elections. Member organizing flipped the script.

Members Run for Office in San Diego

Members in San Diego Local 542 are organizing to win their local union election.

View More News Posts