Non union members equals a yes vote for contract?

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by booka72, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. booka72

    booka72 Teamstergal

    We will be getting our ballots next week for the contract. Rumor is, that all the non union employees are counted as a yes vote even without a ballot. Sounds a lil far fetched but hey, its a rumor right? Lol

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  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Not true.
  3. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    Actually the opposite is true and any unreturned ballots are counted as No votes as well.

    Save yourself and the Teamsters postage money and don't bother to return ballot unless you are voting YES.
  4. ChickenLegs

    ChickenLegs Safety Expert

    Shame on you for even believing this nonsense brother
  5. HubBub

    HubBub Active Member

    I'm pretty sure their votes are counted as "maybes" which are drawn from a jar and assigned a "yes" or "no" at random.
  6. grgrcr88

    grgrcr88 No It's not green grocer!

    Much like the presidential election.
  7. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    But at the same time, thank you for starting this thread as it has been fun.
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  8. grgrcr88

    grgrcr88 No It's not green grocer!

    This is not true, certain issues must be approved by a majority of the membership as a whole in which case the fewer people that vote the harder it is to get that majority. The contract is simply a count of the votes returned and the side that has the most votes wins.
  9. unionthug

    unionthug New Member

    Believe it or not...I've heard worse rumors...that end up sending everyone bonkers..
  10. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Really? Some people are sssoooo naïve.