LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 14,
2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent Pilots
Association (IPA) and UPS Airlines (NYSE: UPS) today announced a
tentative agreement on a new two-year contract extension.
The short term agreement provides for contract improvements in
compensation and retirement. Specific details of the
agreement will not be disclosed before the IPA presents the
proposed contract to all UPS pilots.
"Over the next month we will present this tentative agreement
for a two-year contract extension to our crewmembers with an
unqualified recommendation for ratification," said IPA President
Captain Robert Travis. "This
tentative agreement is unanimously approved and endorsed by the
six-pilot IPA Executive Board."
The contract must be ratified by a majority of UPS's pilots. The
vote by the pilots will be completed on August 3. If
ratified, the new agreement will extend the IPA's contract with UPS
to September 1, 2025.
The IPA is the collective bargaining unit representing the more
than 3,300 professional pilots who fly for United Parcel Service,
the world's largest transportation company. The IPA is
headquartered in Louisville,
SOURCE Independent Pilots Association