30 extra stops on Friday

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by excessivehours, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. excessivehours

    excessivehours Now in the drug test pool

    Another Friday and a extra 30 stops. Our dispatcher seems to enjoy giving drivers without 2 over 9.5's in during the week a "Friday special" dispatch. Doesn't the new contract cover this? We haven't received our new contract books yet. Does anyone have the article and specific language? Has anyone filed on this and what was the outcome?
     
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  2. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Ah yes, ye olde bend over Friday! Put in your grievance.
     
  3. Future

    Future Well-Known Member

    Nothing to file. If you are over9.5 for 3 days in a week you can place your name on the 9.5 list ...Then they can only give you 2 over 9.5 days a week. Yes it does seem they like to hand out FU FRIDAYS.
     
  4. Future

    Future Well-Known Member

    They usually like to bookend my ass Monday 11hrs and Friday 11hrs.....nothing i can do but go to the bank on thursdays.... It does suck at times
     
  5. Future

    Future Well-Known Member

    PS.... That is one funny avatar you got there....LMAO looked at it three times before i noticed!
     
  6. excessivehours

    excessivehours Now in the drug test pool

    I'm on the 9.5 list. They seem to bend over backwards to send help Mon through Wed to keep us from going over 9.5 so they will have the option to tee off on us Thur and Fri. I thought the new contract has specific language on this.
     
  7. Pete Zahutt

    Pete Zahutt New Member

    The new contract does address that situation, however we are still working under the old contract. The new one has not been ratified yet.
     
  8. Future

    Future Well-Known Member

    They can nail you 2 times a week to high heaven... the other 3 days have to be under 9.5
     
  9. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Once heard a sup say that the drivers will work harder on Friday to start their weekend earlier.
     
  10. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    ...and 99% of the time they would be right...

    My old on-car knew that if he loaded me up it would piss me off and I would burn it up just to show him.
     
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  11. Future

    Future Well-Known Member

    Who you kiddin your a route burner 5 days a week... lunch skippin....probably go in 30 mins early to sort and load your truck
     
  12. The new contract does have language in it. Until all the supplements are passed, we are still working under the terms of the old contract.
     
  13. rod

    rod retired and happy

    "Extra work on Friday because the guys will work faster to get off early" is classic UPS Management 101. Its just another ploy to get the "numbers" for the week to look better. I always enjoyed throwing a monkey wrench into their Friday plan by purposely dragging my feet if I had nothing special going on. They really liked to pile on the work if they knew you wanted off early. We had no "9.5" sign up back then.
     
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  14. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Actually the new contract is supposed to stop exactly this. There is language. Problem is it hasn't been ratified yet.
     
  15. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    I must be a 1% type guy. I never make plans on Friday and even if I'm making the 4 hour trek to my parents for the weekend after work on Friday. I would rather get in at 1-2 am then skip break and work unsafe.
     
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  16. I take 8 hour days on a Friday. That eliminates that problem!
     
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  17. CharleyHustle

    CharleyHustle Active Member

    My problem is lately I've had to burn all my 8hr requests on days its gonna snow. If its gonna snow on Friday thou it's a double bonus!
     
  18. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I schedule personal days for days when its gonna snow.
     
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  19. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    Friday pays the same as any other day. Why work harder.
     
  20. superballs63

    superballs63 Well-Known Troll Troll

    I schedule personal days for when I have a personal issue to deal with and it's foreseeable, when it snows, I usually have come down with a real bad illness, vomiting, diarrhea, or herpes(The timing is REALLY unfortunate).
     
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