I'm 19 and have been with ups for 2 years

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Joey arena, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. Joey arena

    Joey arena New Member

    So I have been with ups for about two years now and I'm 19 years old I'm a local sort kid but I'm at the point where I don't know what's gonna benefit me more waiting about 3/4 more years to drive or go management at such a early age I'm not union at the moment either let me know what y'all think thanks
     
  2. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    If you can go driving in 3/4 you'll be making all the cash with much less hassle than mgmt.
     
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  3. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    Where does UPS hire 17 year olds, and how can you have two years in and not be a union member?

    Just asking.
     
  4. Anonymous 10

    Anonymous 10 Guest

    Show us a picture of your girlfriend and then we'll give you the advice.
     
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  5. Joey arena

    Joey arena New Member

    I was hired In march of 2012 I worked half my junior year and my all of my senior year I make 11$/hr and that's me and my girlfriend of a year aha
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  6. Joey arena

    Joey arena New Member

    Las Vegas I guess
     
  7. Joey arena

    Joey arena New Member

    There ya go aha
     
  8. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    RTW state? Were you given the opportunity to join?
     
  9. Joey arena

    Joey arena New Member

    A
    my aunt works in 1 of are 2 hubs and she got me the job I'm very fortunate I have more seniority the quite a few people. And what does rtw state mean
     
  10. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    RTW states means Right To Work. You do not have to join the union but you still receive union protection and benefits.
     
  11. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    I have known several people that started as young as 17. I would just hang out and maybe take a few classes just to stay busy. You can go into PT sup at any age. Check out how long it would take to go driving and keep your record clean. Right to work state means you do not have to join the union but receive all the benefits. Also called a scab.
     
  12. Joey arena

    Joey arena New Member

    Ohhhh okay then I have that cause I have rep but I don't pay any dues
     
  13. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    So join.
     
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  14. Joey arena

    Joey arena New Member

    I have had 2 speeding tickets but have been taken care of I was think starting at pt sup would be good because I am 19 I don't know all I do is drive to work do my job and leave I want to do what's going to benefit me amid future family the best and I plan on joining the union soon unless I go sup
     
  15. HEFFERNAN

    HEFFERNAN Huge Member

    Seniority is King at UPS
    If you started at 17 and continue doing labor for the company, RTW or not, you will put yourself in great shape to retire with dignity and a lot of money.
     
  16. Joey arena

    Joey arena New Member

    That's what I've Been told!! I appreciate all the responses
     
  17. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    If you go into management, your chances of going driving are very slim and has nothing to do with how long you have been with UPS.
    Based on your posts here, you should probably stay hourly and go driving as soon as you can with a clear driving record.
    I would suggest not joining the Union until you are making $15/hour as a P/T hourly or until you gain seniority as a driver.
     
  18. Joey arena

    Joey arena New Member

    Okay thank you!! I haven't joined yet cause I'm only making like 160$ a week which barley pays for gas hahaha
     
  19. Anonymous 10

    Anonymous 10 Guest

    I truly love this site. Thanks for putting up with me Cheryl.
     
  20. 9.5er

    9.5er Well-Known Member

    I thought about going into management after about a year of loading trucks. Thought about it briefly. I decided to stick out the part time work and have now been a driver over 8 years. I was a Saturday air driver for 3 years and a Temp driver 2 years.
    Stick to the part time hours and if you get the chance to be a Saturday driver jump on it.