UPS pilots ratify new contract

As reported by Post & Parcel:

UPS pilots represented by the Independent Pilots Association have ratified a new labour agreement.

The agreement was voted on by 98.7% of the association membership, and 91.6% of those voting agreed to ratify.

The terms of the agreement came into effect September 1 and run through to  September 1, 2021.

The contract covers 2,579 pilots at UPS Airlines.

According to UPS, the key components of the ratified agreement include:

  • Immediate increases of 14.65% and a signing bonus in place of retroactive pay
  • 3% annual wage increases through the span of the contract
  • Enhanced pension benefits
  • Crew rest enhancements, including reduced duty period limits for overnight and international flights; additional sleep facilities at major gateways; and sleep modules in UPS B767 aircraft.

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