Non-Peak Driver helper for Part-timers

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Bitcoinz, Aug 5, 2014.

  1. Bitcoinz

    Bitcoinz They wanted my "Avatar" pic.


    So here's my question. I'm a part-time worker (6 1/2 years) and today was asked to driver help in another hub today. I am qualified to drive, but today they asked me If I wanted to do driver helper, so I said sure. Mind you though I drive Saturdays, but never have driven utility yet.

    Since this is NON-Peak driver helper, and I haven't gone utility driving yet. I would make the full driver wage, plus time and a half at 5 hours and double time at 8, correct?
  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Resident know-it-all.
  3. Bitcoinz

    Bitcoinz They wanted my "Avatar" pic.

    Strange, because my BA told my different, just looking to confirm this.. Maybe its a local contract thing.
  4. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    Unless your local supp says different. The times I doubled as a helper the last 2 months....I was paid my preload rate..OT after 5 basically once I got on the car...was already on OT.
  5. Namraputs

    Namraputs Member

    I driver helped outside of peak as a part timer once. Full driver rate, with OT after 8. Check your local
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  6. Bitcoinz

    Bitcoinz They wanted my "Avatar" pic.

    Ya, that sounds right. You from California?
  7. Bitcoinz

    Bitcoinz They wanted my "Avatar" pic.

    Guess you don't know it all :biggrin:
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  8. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I guess we'll all find out next Friday when the OP comes back to tell us he was under paid.

    Resident know-it-all.
  9. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    Really slipping!;)
  10. fres431

    fres431 Active Member

    NorCal off peak helpers get too driver rate with OT after 8hr combined work in one day. If your preload start 1200 am or the previous day all pay what would be straight pay is time and half prior to the 8hour rule

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  11. Dr.Brownz

    Dr.Brownz Well-Known Member

    Non-seasonal helpers get paid top driver rate and overtime at 8. Might be a western region thing

    Our part timers who cover driver are getting top rate also
  12. By The Book

    By The Book Well-Known Member

    You will probably get your preload rate for those hours then get paid top rate for those hours up to 8 hours worked. Then you will get time and one half for all hours worked over 8 at the top rate. How long have you been driver qualified and delivering Saturdays? They want you to be a helper so your progression doesn't start is my guess.