By CBSLA Staff

ONTARIO (CBSLA) — UPS says it will hire more than 1,000 seasonal employees in the Ontario area in anticipation of this year’s extra shipping-heavy holiday season.

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Nationally, UPS says they plan to hire more than 100,000 seasonal workers for the expected increase in shipping that begins in October and continues through January.

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Some of the open positions include tractor-trailer and package car driver, which start at $21 an hour. Package handlers and driver-helpers are also wanted, and the pay for those positions start at $14.50. All these positions are open at UPS’ Ontario facility on Jurupa Street.

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UPS says 35% of seasonal workers are hired permanently, and about a third of UPS’ workforce started in seasonal positions.

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