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Aug 31, 2016, 11:15 ET UPS Pilots Ratify New Contract

 UPS pilots, represented by the Independent Pilots Association, today ratified a new five-year labor agreement. The contract ratified with...


Jun 30, 2016, 12:35 ET UPS, Pilots Reach Tentative Agreement On New Labor Contract

The Independent Pilots Association (IPA) and UPS Airlines (NYSE:UPS) today announced a tentative agreement on a new five-year labor contract. The...


Apr 27, 2016, 13:35 ET UPS Piloten respektieren Streikpostenkette am Köln Bonn Airport

Etwa achtzig Mitglieder der Independent Pilots Association (UPS Piloten), die in Köln, Deutschland, arbeiten, werden die Streikpostenkette von...


Apr 26, 2016, 23:11 ET Les pilotes d'UPS se joindront aux piquets de grève à l'aéroport de Cologne Bonn, en Allemagne

Environ quatre-vingt membres de l'Independent Pilots Association (pilotes UPS) travaillant à Cologne, en Allemagne, se joindront aux piquets...


Apr 26, 2016, 19:01 ET Los pilotos de UPS respetarán los piquetes alemanes en el aeropuerto de Colonia-Bonn

Aproximadamente ochenta miembros de la Asociación de Pilotos Independientes (pilotos de UPS) que trabajan en Colonia, Alemania,...


Apr 26, 2016, 18:55 ET Los pilotos de UPS respetarán a los piquetes alemanes en el aeropuerto de Bonn, Colonia

Aproximadamente 80 miembros de la Independent Pilots Association (pilotos de UPS) que trabajan en Colonia, Alemania, respetarán a los piquetes...


Apr 26, 2016, 17:29 ET Pilotos da UPS vão apoiar os grevistas alemães no aeroporto de Cologne Bonn

Aproximadamente oitenta membros da Associação Independente de Pilotos (pilotos da UPS) trabalhando em Cologne, na Alemanha vão...


Apr 14, 2016, 08:00 ET Media Advisory: UPS Pilots to Hold Strike Center Open House; Next Tuesday, April 19

 The Independent Pilots Association, the collective bargaining unit for UPS pilots, is hosting media tours of its new strike operations...


Mar 16, 2016, 08:00 ET UPS Pilots Applaud Senator Klobuchar for Introducing Amendment to End Cargo Exclusion from Part 117

 The Independent Pilots Association applauds Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) for introducing an amendment to end the exclusion of cargo-only...


Mar 07, 2016, 08:00 ET UPS Pilots Make Oral Argument Before the D.C. Circuit Challenging Cargo Exclusion from Rest Rule

 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral argument today for the Independent Pilots Association (UPS pilots)...


Mar 04, 2016, 08:00 ET IPA (UPS Pilots) v. FAA Oral Argument Next Monday; Challenging Cargo Exclusion from Rest Rule

 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has scheduled oral argument for Monday, March 7, 2016 in the Independent Pilots...


Oct 23, 2015, 10:44 ET UPS Pilots (Independent Pilots Association) Vote To Authorize Strike Against United Parcel Service

 UPS pilots voted 2,252 to 8 to authorize a strike against United Parcel Service.  With just under 97 percent member participation. "UPS...


Oct 22, 2015, 08:30 ET Teamsters Vow To Stand With UPS Pilots On Picket Lines If The Independent Pilots Association Strikes United Parcel Service

In an unqualified show of support, James Hoffa, General President and Ken Hall, General Secretary-Treasurer of the International Brotherhood of...


Oct 20, 2015, 12:08 ET MEDIA ADVISORY: UPS Pilots (Independent Pilots Association) Announce Strike Vote This Friday, October 23.

 This Friday, October 23 at approximately 10:30 a.m. EDT the Independent Pilots Association (UPS pilots) will release the results of its strike...


Sep 09, 2015, 08:00 ET UPS Pilots (Independent Pilots Association) Call Strike Vote

 Today the leadership of the Independent Pilots Association called on its members to authorize a pilot strike against United Parcel Service....


Nov 13, 2014, 08:00 ET United Parcel Service Pilots Picket UPS Investor Conference

This morning the UPS pilots, represented by the Independent Pilots Association, conducted an information picket at the 2014 UPS Investor Conference...


Oct 23, 2014, 16:00 ET UPS Pilots Remain Committed To Delivering This Christmas Despite Unresolved Contract

"Will United Parcel Service deliver this Christmas? That's the question that manufactures, shippers, retailers and consumers have been...


Aug 13, 2014, 09:07 ET UPS Pilots (Independent Pilots Association) Call For End Of Part 117 Carve-Out On Anniversary Of Fatigue Crash

On the eve of the first anniversary of the fatal crash of United Parcel Service Flight 1354, UPS pilots are calling for an end to the carve-out of...


Nov 13, 2013, 11:30 ET UPS Pilots Support the Boxer-Cantwell "Safe Skies Act"

The Independent Pilots Association (UPS pilots) fully supports the "Safe Skies Act" introduced today by U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA)...


Jul 24, 2013, 07:09 ET UPS Pilots: Fatal Crash Report Spurs Innovation

UPS, Pilots Cooperate in Developing New Air Cargo Fire Safety Technology Following 2010 Crash; Union President Calls for Quick Adoption The...


Jul 18, 2013, 08:00 ET Independent Pilots Association Joins International Transport Workers' Federation: UPS Pilots Expand Global Labor Ties

 The Independent Pilots Association ("IPA") the US-based labor union representing 2600 UPS airline pilots has gained membership in the...


Jul 18, 2013, 03:00 ET Die Independent Pilots Association wird Teil der Internationalen Transportarbeiter-Föderation: UPS-Piloten bauen weltweite Arbeitsbeziehungen aus

 The Independent Pilots Association („IPA"), die US-Gewerkschaft, die 2600 UPS-Flugzeugpiloten vertritt, ist Mitglied bei der...


Jul 18, 2013, 03:00 ET La Independent Pilots Association se une a la International Transport Workers' Federation

- La Independent Pilots Association se une a la International Transport Workers' Federation: Los pilotos de UPS amplían los lazos laborales...


Jul 18, 2013, 03:00 ET L'Association des pilotes indépendants se joint à la Fédération internationale des ouvriers du transport : les pilotes UPS élargissent leurs liens de travail à l'échelle mondiale

 L'Association des pilotes indépendants (« IPA », Independent Pilots Association), un syndicat américain...


Oct 23, 2012, 16:58 ET UPS Pilots Re-elect President and Secretary to Three-Year Terms

Today the Independent Pilots Association re-elected its incumbent President, Captain Robert Travis and incumbent Secretary, Captain Thomas Kalfas...