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Download a Sample Printout from UPS’s New Spyware

UPS is implementing new technology that allows management to monitor package car drivers like never before. Telematics combines data gathered through GPS, the DIAD board and new sensors that are being mounted on package cars.

Click here to see an example of a Telematics printout that management uses to monitor drivers. Read the rest …

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Electronic OJS: UPS Rolls Out New Technology

UPS is implementing new technology that allows management to monitor drivers like never before–beginning with an upgrade to the DIAD software and culminating in telematics, a new system that amounts to a daily electronic OJS. Read the rest …

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Keyless Package Cars Being Tested

A new keyless ignition and entry system is being installed on package cars in Georgia. After using Local 728 members as guinea pigs, UPS plans to go national with the system.

The technology works like this. Read the rest …

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UPS Expands Spyware Program

Are new sensors appearing on your package car?  UPS is expanding its use of new technology to monitor vehicles, and drivers, like never before.

The company’s new “telematics program” uses computer technology to combine data UPS gathers through GPS, the DIAD board and new sensors that are being mounted on package cars in pilot areas. Read the rest …

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Protect UPS Drivers from Spy Technology

As previously reported by MakeUPSDeliver.org, UPS is preparing to implement new technology that will enable management to monitor drivers like never before.

UPSers need to make sure we win strong language to protect Teamsters from discipline resulting from the new spy technology.

The case of Local 391 Teamster Ron Revels—a 21-year Teamster who was fired for cutting his lunch short to help the company— shows why this new contract language is so important. Read the rest …

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