Questions and Answers on UPS Retirees Subsidy Fund in Tentative Agreement in Joint Council 37 Riders
Updated On: Aug 07, 2018
Attached for full-time employees at UPS is a four page questions and answers document related to the new UPS Retirees Subsidy Fund at Oregon Teamster Employers Trust. Language creating this Fund is contained in the tentative agreement of the Joint Council 37 Riders.
The top three issues in our negotiations, which came directly from our full-time UPS member surveys, was to protect health care for actives, put in place a program to lower retiree health care costs and to protect and improve on our pension. We were successful on all fronts.
Our Joint Council 37 negotiations were an interactive process that resulted in every Local Union unanimously and fully recommending that our members vote yes on the Joint Council 37 Package and Sort Rider.
As noted in the questions and answers do not retire until you have verified your eligibility to partcipate in the OTET retirees health and welfare programs. William C. Earhart is the administrator and they can be reached at (503) 460-5200. Verifying your eligibility and getting all of the details of what you need to do and all of your options is absolutely critical. Get the answers first, not after the fact.