Wage, Allouncances, and Welfare Supplements: A new collective agreement for hundreds of workers of UPS franchisees in Israel
The agreement will apply to approximately 600 workers and be valid until mid-2025. Histadrut chairman Arnon Bar-David: “The agreement improves workers’ wages and accompanying employment conditions, and gives them security and employment prospects for the coming years.” Chairman of the Transport Union, Avi Edri: “We are proud to strengthen the OPSI employees who do an excellent job for the company’s customers.”
The Histadrut, the management of the UPS franchise in Israel (OPSI), and the workers’ committee have signed a special collective agreement that will apply to approximately 600 of the company’s employees and is valid until June 2025.
Employees will receive wage increases of up to 7% during the agreement term, depending on their current wages. In addition, depending on the level of their salaries, the average rise in wage supplements will reach a rate of up to 9%. The employees will also receive clothing vouchers for the amount of NIS 400. The allowance salary will be increased by 15%. The employees will also be entitled to full payment of 4 sick days each year, subject to what is specified in the agreement. The welfare budget will be increased, and the company’s employees will enjoy an additional NIS 150 each year.
UPS is engaged in shipping and logistics and is one of the largest global companies in the world. The company has three facilities in Israel: Ben Gurion Airport, Haifa, and Beer Sheva.
Histadrut Chairman Arnon Bar-David: “I welcome the agreement with OPSI, the Israeli franchise of UPS, a global corporation with many years of experience. The agreement improves workers’ wages and accompanying conditions and gives them security and employment prospects for years to come. I thank Avi Edri, the workers’ committee, and the company’s management for the fairness and decency during the negotiations on reaching the agreement. We will continue to work for all the workers in the economy. ”
The chairman of the Histadrut’s Transportation Workers’ Union, Adv. Avi Edri: “We are proud to strengthen the OPSI employees who do an excellent job for the company’s customers. We will continue to support and empower the working person in general, and transportation workers in particular.”
Workers Committee chairman Zvika Pascal, committee member Eyal Volkov, and committee members: “It was a long and sometimes not easy road. Through perseverance, determination, and dialogue, we reached an agreement that benefits the employees and the company.”
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