Fedex Pilots Contract - Wow

Discussion in 'FedEx Discussions' started by NonyaBiznes, Sep 2, 2015.

  1. NonyaBiznes

    NonyaBiznes Yanked Out My Purple-Blood I.V. In 2000!

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  2. STFXG

    STFXG Well-Known Member

    Those folk should have went to flight school or joined the military. They got what they deserve.
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  3. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    Not terribly surprising. The cost of going to school for aviation rivals the cost of going to medical school.
  4. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I'll bet most are former military which means Uncle Sam paid for their training.
  5. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    The draw from the military ranks is decreasing at a pretty fast pace. Post cold war the Air Force and Navy have smaller fleets and more career guys. FedEx pilots are known to be almost be a military fraternity, but that is really going to change over the next decade or so industry wide.
  6. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    Any back pay?
  7. dezguy

    dezguy Well-Known Member

    Doubt it with the 10% they're getting right off the bat.
  8. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I'm pretty sure he was being facetious.
  9. DontThrowPackages

    DontThrowPackages Well-Known Member

    I say that every time I see a handicapped person.
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  10. DontThrowPackages

    DontThrowPackages Well-Known Member

    They're pension is around 117,000 per year based on 25 years of service. This amount decreases the fewer years accrued.
  11. hypo hanna

    hypo hanna Well-Known Member

    Expect a cut in benefits for the hourlies to offset this new cost.
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  12. l22

    l22 Active Member

  13. Cactus

    Cactus Just telling it like it is


    I see Upstate disagrees with this. Leave it to someone who's never worked a solitary moment for FedEx.
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  14. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Your benefits will remain unchanged. Express will recoup the cost when they raise their rates in January.
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  15. MrFedEx

    MrFedEx Engorged Member

    You are correct!! Pilots matter...we do not.
  16. STFXG

    STFXG Well-Known Member

    One is easily replaced. One is not.
  17. Operational needs

    Operational needs Well-Known Member

    And you know this how? Are you clairvoyant now?
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  18. MrFedEx

    MrFedEx Engorged Member

    That isn't what I said, is it? Fred's employee churn is costing him big bucks. A fat pilot contract makes him look like an even bigger liar when it comes to raises for hourlies. Sack of chit.
  19. bacha29

    bacha29 Well-Known Member

    What really matter is Mr. Fred actually had to sit down and negoiate with a group of employees. I bet having to do that caused him the highest level of gloom dispair and agony.
  20. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Do you really think he was anywhere near the negotiations?