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UPS invests $175 million in holiday season

After a holiday shipping fiasco that left thousands of customers without packages in time for Christmas last year, United Parcel Service will invest $175 million in peak operations for the rest of 2014, the company announced Tuesday as part of its second quarter earnings statement. Company…

UPS slashes forecast as it spends to boost capacity

United Parcel Service, the world’s biggest courier company, slashed its earnings forecast for the year as it spends to boost capacity ahead of the holiday shopping season. 15 more words

UPS’s profit hit by retirement obligations

UPS reported a 58% drop in second-quarter profit as the shipping giant recorded a charge tied to post-retirement obligations, which masked improved domestic package volume and stronger results in other segments. 227 more words

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UPS Worker Arrested In Sexual Assaults On 2 Girls

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A 15-year veteran of the United Parcel Service has been arrested after the LAPD says he sexually assaulted two underage girls in South L.A. 126 more words

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Court to Review Two Title VII Rulings Next Year

It’s onto the next round of employment law cases for the U.S. Supreme Court.  As the dust was settling from yesterday’s blockbuster Hobby Lobby ruling on the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate, the justices today granted review in two new Title VII cases that may have wide-ranging impact. 209 more words

The RH Catalogs Hit Our Doorstep

Today the Restoration Hardware catalogs hit our doorstep.  Literally.  And the sheer weight of the delivery threatened to reduce our brick entranceway to a pulverized powder. 198 more words

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8 UPS employees claim racial discrimination

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A group of eight current and former employees of United Parcel Service in Kentucky have sued the company saying they faced racial discrimination, poor treatment based on race and retaliation after they complained. 484 more words

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