Ups Pilot Tentative Agreement


In comments to investors yesterday, Tomé said that “there is great attention” sponsoring with cases that could lead to a disruption of the UPS operation, the increase should affect the company`s drivers. “We`re only monitoring this very, very carefully,” she added. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – UPS Airlines and the union representing their pilots have announced an interim agreement on the renewal of the contract. In his letter, Travis asked pilots for significantly expanded access to testing (before and after air operations), significantly improved UPS`s efforts to track pilot contacts, and asked UPS to assist crew members who tested positive at COVID abroad to expedite their safe return journey, if necessary, through specific medical evacuation flights. “Over the next month, we will present our crew members with this interim agreement to renew a two-year contract with a recommendation for full ratification,” said Captain Robert Travis, President of the IAP. “This interim agreement is unanimously approved and approved by the five-member PPI Board of Directors.” UPS (NYSE:UPS) and the Independent Pilots Association, the union representing the company`s 2,959 flight crew members, have tentatively agreed to a two-year contract extension. “Our pilots are doing a great job flying for our customers, which is why we are delighted to have agreed with IPA executives to renew the existing contract,” said Brendan Canavan, President of UPS Airlines. “After ratification, we will be able to continue to reward our employees for their contribution to UPS`s growth and success, while ensuring that we are able to serve our customers in the expanding global air market.” In a press release announcing the agreement, the Independent Pilots Association said the two-year contract included improvements in pay and pensions. The Louisville-based IPA represents more than 2,900 pilots flying for UPS, the world`s largest carrier. IAP President Captain Robert Travis said this would happen next month and that the union would make “a full recommendation for ratification.” The agreement was approved and unanimously approved by the board of directors of the five-member PPI, he added. LOUISVILLE, Ky., February 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Independent Pilots Association (IPA) and UPS Airlines (NYSE:UPS) today announced an interim agreement on a new two-year contract extension. Travis described three steps recommended by the PPI to avoid disruption and improve the health and safety of the pilot group.

“UPS pilots move a significant portion of the trade on which the United States and the global economy depend every day,” Travis wrote.

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