UPS Loses Bid To Vacate Union's Arbitration Award

Law360, New York (October 7, 2010, 5:33 PM EDT) -- A judge has upheld an arbitration board's decision that United Parcel Service Co. must perform certain airplane maintenance checks domestically, using union employees.

In a order issued Wednesday, Judge John G. Heyburn II of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky was unmoved by UPS' contention that the checks in dispute, which were performed in Taiwan using non-union workers, fell outside of the jurisdiction of its collective bargaining agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 2727.

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