Driver helper bid

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by jacobram, Oct 26, 2014.

  1. jacobram

    jacobram Member

    I am a loader with 2 and a half years seniority who turned in a bid sheet for driver helper on Oct 5th when there was no deadline posted for apps. When I asked HR why I did not receive a call as others did she said I probably turned mine in too late. There are now driver helper apps open for where I work. Can they hire off the streets before the hire me?

    CHALLY9TX Active Member

    File a grievance.
  3. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Guest

    They do whatever they want. It's up to you to make them do what they should by contract.

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  4. 9.5er

    9.5er Well-Known Member

    They will hire from the inside first. Be patient. They can't put on driver helpers til after Nov. 1st.
  5. Con1989

    Con1989 Member

    Til after Nov. 1st? I started driver helper last Monday. I'm the first helper in my building this year. I was told to keep it on the down low due to seniority issues. Local 396
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  6. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    Good thinking. Keep it on the DL on an internet forum that can be read by anyone, anywhere in the world.
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  7. undies

    undies Active Member

    If this is true, you're not only violating the contract, but hurting your fellow union brothers/sisters. This is a great way to burn bridges.
  8. NickyNik

    NickyNik Member

    They started beginning of October here.
  9. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    Read your supplement....if PTers with seniority are allowed to double as helpers over a seasonal hire....file a grievance.
  10. jacobram

    jacobram Member

    Western supplement has little wording on seasonal help that I can find. Can't seem to find any info on helpers.
  11. jacobram

    jacobram Member

    L 396 here as well our building started last Monday
  12. Brownslave688

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

    Yep it happens all over.
  13. Tough Guy

    Tough Guy Active Member

    I thought there "wasn't enough work" for that yet.
  14. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Didn't NYC put up a lot of helper bids earlier this year? How is that working out on an everyday basis?
  15. Con1989

    Con1989 Member

    Well I didn't put all my info down so no one is going to know who I am. It's just a Internet forum, it's not like I'm telling everyone in my building I'm jumping everyone's seniority.
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  16. you aint even know it

    you aint even know it Well-Known Troll Troll

    What you mean? The combo jobs or just the seasonal driver helping?
  17. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    I hear what you're saying but trust me when I tell you, people can figure out who you are quicker than you think. I'm just saying, be careful if you want to stay anonymous.
  18. Con1989

    Con1989 Member

    gotcha! Thx
  19. hondo

    hondo promoted to mediocrity

    I'm curious; do you have the official printed copy (book) of your contract, or are you looking through some version you found online?
  20. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Combo jobs, I think they put them up in Aug or sometime close to that.