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Mustache Institute Lashes Out UPS for Violating Employee Civil Liberties

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 02.04.2016 | Weird News
Dr. Abraham Froman

Recently, a change.org petition calling for UPS to amend their facial hair guidelines to allow for groomed beards to adorn the shamefully bare faces of their drivers was brought to our attention.

This UPS Delivery Man Has NO Chill For The Holidays

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.21.2015 | Weird News

It looks like someone is getting coal for Christmas. A frustrated United Parcel Service employee was caught on camera throwing and kicking packages ou...

How To Avoid Getting Your Packages Stolen

Reuters | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 12.07.2015 | Technology

Gordon Harris was in Washington state when he got a text alert from the Nest webcam at the front door of his home in Scottsdale, Arizona. "I could se...

This Man's Wish To Donate Millions Of Books To Africa Just Came True

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 11.19.2015 | Black Voices

In less than two decades, Bob Brown has donated more than 5 million books to Africa. Through his International BookSmart Foundation, Brown, an 80-yea...

These Big Businesses Have All Committed To Climate Action

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

 WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Monday announced a new collaboration between major U.S.-based companies on climate change, teasing wh...

Dave Jamieson

Supreme Court Sides With Pregnant Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a victory for pregnant women in the workplace, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in favor of a worker who sued shipping giant UPS for...

Dave Jamieson

Supreme Court Sides With Pregnant Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.25.2015 | Politics

(Recasts lead, adds company reaction and quotes from plaintiff's lawyer) By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, March 25 (Reute...

Delivering Products With Drones Is Coming Sooner Than You Think

Ira Kalb | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

There are some interesting technologies available (and on the horizon) that might provide a solution to the problems related to physically distributing products. In particular, drones and 3-D printers hold a lot of promise in the not so distant future.

Environmental Innovation: Nice or Necessity?

Brian Kennell | Posted 05.11.2015 | Business
Brian Kennell

Environmental innovations are much more than nice; they are also fiscally sound practices that add value and provide a tremendous boost to the bottom line. And eventually, they have a domino effect

Ben Walsh

Etsy Files For $100 Million IPO, Doesn't Seem So Cutesy Anymore

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Walsh | Posted 03.05.2015 | Business

Esty, the online seller of hand-knit beard warmers, vintage Madras sportcoats and everything in between, filed for a $100 million initial public offering on Wednesday evening.

Christopher Mathias

UPS Illegally Shipped 136 Million Contraband Cigarettes In New York, Says New Lawsuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 02.18.2015 | Business

A new multimillion-dollar federal lawsuit alleges that UPS unlawfully shipped almost 700,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes in New York, undercutting a...

A 'Grand Alliance' to Save Our Public Postal Service

Dave Johnson | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics
Dave Johnson

The conservative anti-government strategy is to set government up to fail (usually by starving it of funding). Then they point to the resulting "crisis" they created and say that it proves that government doesn't work and that we should therefore "privatize" it. Now they're coming for the U.S. Postal Service.

UPS Driver Caught Tossing Box, Urinating On House

AP | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business

HOUSTON (AP) — A UPS driver has been fired after a Houston homeowner posted security video that shows the delivery man throwing a parcel over a gate...

Youth Employment: A Pathway to Economic Growth and Better Lives

Stacey D. Stewart | Posted 03.24.2015 | Impact
Stacey D. Stewart

An important nuance in the jobs-higher education link is the impact on young people. In today's America, twice as many youth are unemployed than adults. The number is even higher for young men and women of color.

UPS Makes Little Boy's Wish Come True

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 12.11.2014 | Media

If you can count on anything during the holidays, it's advertisements that take aim at your heart -- and this one hits the bullseye. The spot from...

When It Comes To Pregnancy Discrimination, Equal Is Not The Same As Fair

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 02.03.2015 | Parents
Nikki Gloudeman

While Young's case is currently experiencing a fever pitch of visibility, her story is far from an anomaly.

Supreme Court Must Make Clear That Pregnancy Discrimination Is Unjust

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 02.02.2015 | Politics
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

When working women, the primary purchasers in our consumer-fueled economy, are without a salary because they've been forced to quit, are fired or are pushed onto unpaid leave, it negatively affects our economy and families' financial security.

U.S. Law and Policy Should Uphold and Support a Woman's Personal Decisions About Her Pregnancy

Ann M. Starrs | Posted 01.24.2015 | Women
Ann M. Starrs

Policymakers and the courts should ensure that women like Young who want to achieve a healthy pregnancy are reasonably accommodated by their employers without sacrificing their economic security.

Dave Jamieson

SCOTUS To Decide If Pregnant Workers Can Be Forced Off The Job

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Peggy Young became pregnant in 2006, she had every intention of continuing to work delivering packages for UPS in Maryland. At the ...

Man Accused Of Trading Stolen $160,000 Diamond For $20 Of Weed

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.29.2014 | Weird News

Accusations like this can really harsh a dude's mellow. A former UPS employee in Arizona is accused of stealing a package containing a $160,000 dia...

3 Dead After Employee Opens Fire At UPS Center

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 11.23.2014 | Crime

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The man who killed two former co-workers and then himself at a UPS shipping center Tuesday had told some people that he was ...

The Evolution of 4 Iconic Logo Designs

VisualNews.com | Posted 10.27.2014 | Business
VisualNews.com

A strong visual language is the best way to establish brand recognition among your audience, and your logo is the foundation of that visual identity.

Corporate Crackdown Could Quiet Cybercrime

Tom Galvin | Posted 10.26.2014 | Technology
Tom Galvin

However, it is too simple, and inaccurate, to blame the Internet for the rise of these illegal enterprises. It might be a cybercrime mastermind behind the website offering the goods, but there is nothing high-tech about the delivery of the drugs to your doorstep.

UPS Stores In 24 States Breached By Malware

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 08.21.2014 | Technology

Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 s...

Documents: Cheniere Fuels ALEC's New Push for Fracked Gas Exports

Steve Horn | Posted 09.30.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Today, legislative and lobbyist members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) voted on model legislation promoting both exports of gas obtained via hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") and vehicles powered by compressed natural gas (CNG).