Atlanta, April 06, 2011
UPS aircraft mechanics represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters today ratified a new labor agreement that runs through Nov. 1, 2013.
The 1,136 members who voted ratified the contract by a wide margin, 69 percent to 31 percent. The contract covers 1,200 aircraft maintenance technicians and employees in related trades at UPS Airlines.
“We are pleased that our mechanics have agreed to this contract offer,” said Mitch Nichols, UPS Airlines president. “At UPS, we have a long tradition of rewarding our people while managing our business effectively. This is a great contract that meets both of those objectives.”
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