I knew it was only a matter of time.

Discussion in 'FedEx Discussions' started by dezguy, Mar 31, 2014.

  1. dezguy

    dezguy Well-Known Member

    Our raises have been delayed till October. Nice to see FedEx is an equal opportunity screwer.
  2. Slick silver

    Slick silver Active Member

    I know I found out 2 weeks ago at a meeting when the district guy came in. Supposedly it's going to be a 5 to 7%, but we all know that's a long shot

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    MAKAVELI Well-Known Member

    It's not a long shot. It's bs.
  4. dezguy

    dezguy Well-Known Member

    We're still getting merit based raises up here. Was expecting a raise soon but now I have to wait till October. I'm actually surprised they announced it before SFA. I know a lot of people who aren't impressed about this.

    Who am I kidding? They don't care about what we think.
  5. Operational needs

    Operational needs Well-Known Member

    I got a bridge for sale. Interested?
  6. SmithBarney

    SmithBarney Well-Known Member

    They told us last year in OCT that OCT was the new "raise" month.
    Nothing new here.
  7. MrFedEx

    MrFedEx Engorged Member

    If you add last years 6-month delay to this years 6-month delay, you have a full year without raises, the plan all along. Anyone expecting 5 to 7% needs a straitjacket.
  8. Slick silver

    Slick silver Active Member

    I always wondered, what was it like working for express before ground started. Was raises every year and a good %. Obviously once the economy tanked years back everything got real bad.

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  9. DontThrowPackages

    DontThrowPackages Well-Known Member

    I guess you're right. October is the new March.
  10. hypo hanna

    hypo hanna Well-Known Member

    It was bad before the economy tanked in 08, and had been going downhill since the mid 90's. that's just the excuse they use to fool new hires.
  11. Keystone

    Keystone Member

    Do the math...if they have delayed pay increases for a year and then decide to give you a raise....divide it by two, then multiply the savings they gathered by withholding the raise and the subtract in the increase for the cost of healthcare....7% divided by two is 3.5x their savings of who knows how much by withholding it this long, minus the increase for healthcare equals.....you decide.....
  12. dezguy

    dezguy Well-Known Member

    It'll be over a year for me. I was due my raise in a couple of weeks.
  13. Cactus

    Cactus Just telling it like it is

    The next step's a pay cut. Oh wait we've been going thru that for years now.

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  14. dezguy

    dezguy Well-Known Member

    Personally, I think we're going to see our PB's and floater taken away, followed by a week or two of vacation. After that we'll see pay cuts.
  15. 59 Dano

    59 Dano Well-Known Member

    So instead of getting an annual raise, you're getting an annual raise.
  16. MrFedEx

    MrFedEx Engorged Member

    No, Dano. The 6-month delay (no raise) plus the new 6-month delay (no raise again) = A full year in which no raises happened at all. In other words, Fred created 12 months of "raise-free" life at FedEx. Maybe you need to have a talk with your keepers.
  17. CJinx

    CJinx Well-Known Member

    Everyone's raises got moved to October.
  18. FedExRookie

    FedExRookie Member

    I assume it's part of what they told us last march. The raises are moved to march to align on the OPCO's.

    It will also align with the slower quarter, which means they can push for lower or no raises. Since all the OPCOS are

    He is in Canada

    Couriers will be at a year, Handlers will be at 2 years..

    MAKAVELI Well-Known Member

    Ground's got moved to October?
  20. MrFedEx

    MrFedEx Engorged Member

    Why do you suppose that is? They"delayed" the raises 6 months last year, and then "moved" the raises officially to October this year...another 6 month delay. That gives Fred a full year of not giving anyone a raise, except of course, management and pilots. Get with the program....they are screwing you again...as usual. Get it?