Are full time drivers paid lunch?

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Ralph Kramden, Apr 30, 2015.

  1. Ralph Kramden

    Ralph Kramden Bang! Zoom

    If your start time is 9:05 and you punch out at 6:05 would that be considered 1 hour of overtime?
     
  2. burrheadd

    burrheadd Superstar

    Seriously??
     
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  3. BrownTexas

    BrownTexas Well-Known Member

    2 things.

    Did you punch out for lunch?

    If you did, it is 8 hours worked. No overtime.

    If you didn't punch out for lunch.

    You will be written up for not putting an hour lunch in your board and paid 1 hour of overtime.
     
  4. 3 done 3 to go

    3 done 3 to go In control of my own destiny

    Why would you not take your lunch?? Learn to take it now. You will be on a report. Then asked why you didn't report a lunch break
     
  5. Ralph Kramden

    Ralph Kramden Bang! Zoom

    Are we or are we not guaranteed a paid lunch under the union contract?
     
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  6. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    Lunch is unpaid
     
  7. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Nope. 15 minutes.
     
  8. box_beeyotch

    box_beeyotch Well-Known Member

    Unless they authorize you to put 10 min in for lunch....in which case you take the whole thing regardless.
     
  9. Ralph Kramden

    Ralph Kramden Bang! Zoom

    Thanks for the response guys and gals !
     
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  11. upschuck

    upschuck Avatar bet gone wrong

    Here, the first 10 mins put in is paid break the rest of the time is unpaid up to an hour. they want you to take at least 26 mins. They only deduct what you enter in your DIAD, and if you enter in less than the 26mins, they search your records for time you should of put in.
     
  12. 2Slow

    2Slow Member

    Lunch is all over the board. Breaks also vary. Breaks are paid time, lunch is unpaid time.
    In my local, most full timers get 1 10 minute break, combo gets 2.

    Tldr: ask your steward
     
  13. Dr.Brownz

    Dr.Brownz Well-Known Member

    We have state labor laws that tell us when to take breaks
     
  14. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Adults don't need to be told when to take their breaks.
     
  15. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    Fulltime drivers ARE paid for lunch.......if they are runner and gunner bonus babies. They eat while driving/delivering during the time they recorded their lunch and then are paid back for that hour in bonus.
     
  16. undies

    undies Active Member

    We have to take a mandatory 30 minute lunch. None of this 1 hour hoo haw.
     
  17. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    Same here.

    Mandatory 30 min unpaid lunch.

    We also get 2 10 min paid breaks.
     
  18. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    Thug you finally figured it out.
     
  19. undies

    undies Active Member

    No way? We get 2 15 minute breaks and another 10 minute break after 10 hours. Crazy.
     
  20. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    I have know that for almost as long as I've worked at UPS.