Goodyear City Council To Consider Jobs Deal With UPS

Published: Monday, June 5, 2017 - 5:00am
Updated: Monday, June 5, 2017 - 10:51am

Atlanta-based United Parcel Service has announced plans for a new processing hub along Loop 303 in Goodyear, and the City Council is scheduled to vote Monday on a job creation agreement with the company.

If approved, Goodyear would waive up to $1 million in planning, review and permit fees. In return, UPS would promise to hire at least 500 full-time employees and 1,000 part-time staff. 

The hub will process and sort packages as part of the company’s ground transportation network, according to a UPS spokeswoman.

UPS will modify an existing building near Indian School Road and Loop 303, and then expand the facility by roughly 57 percent.

Part of the operation should be up and running in time for the holidays, and the entire hub is scheduled to open in late 2019.

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