UPS Drivers Show Support for GTFs

EUGENE, Ore. – Students, faculty and staff on the University of Oregon campus may have to get their mail elsewhere, at least until the current Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation strike is over. Some UPS drivers have shown support for the GTFs and are behind the picket lines. An official with UPS’ corporate offices says their … Continue reading »

UPS to Hire Up to 95K Seasonal Workers

(CNN) — UPS is going to make it a happy holiday for lots of people looking for work. This holiday season, the parcel delivery service plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal employees–that’s nearly double last year’s total of 55,000. UPS hires thousands of temporary workers each year to help deal with the annual surge … Continue reading »

UPS to Break Delivery Record

(CNN) — It’s show time for UPS. The carrier says Thursday’s peak shipping day will be the busiest in its history. The men and women in brown will deliver 28 million packages in the U.S.–that’s about 300 parcels every second. Friday is the deadline to make sure your gifts arrive by Christmas Eve.

Comparing Holiday Shipping Options

EUGENE, Ore. — The holiday shopping rush is now a mailing rush. But time is running out if you want to get your holiday cards and packages to their destination on time. First-class mail, which includes cards the deadline is Dec. 20. For packages, it’s sooner than that, which would explain the long line and … Continue reading »