UPS today announced that, beginning December 29, 2014, in the United States, dimensional weight will be utilized to calculate the billable weight of a shipment on all UPS Ground services and UPS Standard to Canadapackages. UPS already applies this method for UPS air services (domestic and international), UPS Standard" to Mexico ground services and for UPS Ground packages and UPS Standard to Canada packages measuring 3 cubic feet in size or larger.
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UPS Resources from TDU
June 20, 2014: How to document violations and make Hoffa-Hall and UPS deliver on their SurePost promises.
June 13, 2014: Hoffa and Hall have not made the new UPS contracts available as a contract book or even online. But you can now get the National Master Contract and most supplements from TDU.
UPS Inc. named David Abney its new CEO, effective Sept. 1, succeeding Scott Davis, 62, who has been the company’s chairman and CEO since 2008.
June 6, 2014: TDU has posted the UPS Western Region Supplemental Agreement so Teamsters can have and enforce the contract.
The UPS Board of Directors today announced that it has named David Abney, currently the company's Chief Operating Officer, as its new Chief Executive Officer and appointed him to the Board of Directors. Scott Davis, 62, who has served as the company's Chairman of the Board and CEO since 2008, will retire from UPS and will assume the role of non-executive Chairman. Both moves are effective September 1, 2014.
June 4, 2014: TDU has posted the UPS Central Region Supplemental Agreement so Teamsters can have and enforce the contract.
These contract downloads are unofficial documents prepared by Teamsters for a Democratic Union for use by UPS Teamsters, stewards and local union reps. They have not been approved by the IBT.
June 3, 2014: The Western Region and Local 177 Health Plan has issued a two-page summary of “talking points” to all local unions and union representatives, so that they can answer members’ questions.