FEATURE-UPS drivers avoid U.S. blue-collar union blues

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By Nick Carey CHICAGO, Feb 21 (Reuters) - After 19 years, Arturo Carrasco is still considered one of the new guys at United Parcel Service Inc. "I have one of the hardest routes in downtown Chicago and I will have to wait years to be senior enough for one of the easier routes," said the 40-year-old driver, who came here from Mexico 23 years ago. The familiar brown-uniformed UPS driver is part of a shrinking class of unionized "blue-collar" jobs that still provide a good income and ...

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