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Release Date: 3/31/2020 10:58:29 AM

LOUISVILLE, KY March 31, 2020 – UPS pilots, represented by the Independent Pilots Association, today overwhelmingly ratified a new two-year contract extension. The contract ratified with 98.86 percent of the vote, with 95.2 percent of the eligible members casting ballots.

The new collective bargaining agreement extends the current contract by two years with an amendable date of September 1, 2023.

“This contract extension provides stability for both UPS and our pilots as we jointly face unprecedented times in our industry” said Captain Robert Travis, President of the Independent Pilots Association.

“I appreciate the time our membership has taken to ensure their voices are heard on this new contract extension. The continued dedication and professionalism of our pilot group is an important factor in helping UPS keep the global supply chain moving,” Travis added.

The IPA is the collective bargaining unit representing the more than 2,900 professional pilots who fly for United Parcel Service, the world's largest transportation company. The IPA is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.


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