Hello all, I know you all are experts in the contract, etc., so I need your help. At my husband's hub, they have taken away the cell phones of ONLY part-time employees but the full-time guys (drivers, etc.- any position), are getting to keep them. My husband even had a sticker for his phone authorizing him to keep it with him. They said it was "due to the theft of Blackberries" which was news to everyone. Seems to me that they should have punished the thieves and increased security rather than punish those part-time employees or made the no cell phone policy across the board. Why are the part-time employees' phones be more at risk than full-time employees or management?? The union had at first stopped this but is now giving in. The sups are supposed to answer their cells in emergencies but are not the most reliable. My mother lives with us and has had health problems (strokes) and it makes me nervous. Trying to get in touch with my husband for hours to tell him an ambulance took her or some other emergency is a horrible thought. Rather than the sups patrol and get a security problem under control (if it truly exists) they take away the phones. I think it is really due to people being on their phones during work hours which, again, the sups should crack down on those people rather than make everyone suffer. I don't know if the part-time drivers actually have to do this or actually follow it ;0 but I hope not. I would hate to think of my husband on the road without a cell phone (mine works inside). Any help out there?