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UPS to End Health Benefits for Employees’ Working Spouses

UPS is ending health insurance coverage for employee spouses who are employed, citing the Affordable Care Act, which requires employers to offer insurance. More 

UPS Plane Crashes at Alabama Airport

An Airbus cargo jet operated by UPS crashed close to an airport in Birmingham, Alabama, on Wednesday morning killing the pilot and co-pilot. More 

The Video Clip FedEx Won’t Want You to See

A FedEx employee in New York City was captured on video flinging boxes into the back of a delivery truck. More 

FedEx to Let Go of 3,600 Employees

FedEx says that 3,600 workers have accepted voluntary buyouts and 40% of those have already left the company. More 

UPS, Teamsters Avert Strike With New Deal

UPS has reached a tentative new five-year contract deal with the Teamsters that will take effect in August if the union votes to approve it. More 

FedEx Wins New 7-Year Contract With USPS

FedEx outbid shipping rival UPS to extend its current service to the U.S. Postal Service for another seven years in a deal worth $10.5 billion. More 

FDA Bans Generic OxyContin

Due to concerns over rising abuse of the powerful painkiller OxyContin, the Food and Drug Administration says it will not approve a generic version of the drug. More