UPS Pilots Union Says Sides Near Impasse

The union representing United Parcel Service Inc. pilots on Tuesday said it thinks it is nearing an impasse in contract negotiations with the delivery giant after nearly five years.

ups-logoFederal mediators are expected to decide whether the two parties have reached a stalemate after UPS presents its closing positions for its final proposal on new contract terms scheduled for next week, according to the Independent Pilots Association. If mediators find the two groups are at an impasse, they could release the parties from mediation to start a 30-day cooling-off period before a lockout or strike could take place, the union said.

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