Seniority question

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by gypsy mcgee, Jul 22, 2015.

  1. gypsy mcgee

    gypsy mcgee New Member

    Sorry if this thread is common knowledge to most. If two employees have same hire date with zero pt, what decides senior employee for bidding purposes?
  2. scooby0048

    scooby0048 This page left intentionally blank

    Who punched in first
  3. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    In my building it would go alphabetically by their last name.
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  4. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Guest

    Ours goes by last name
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  5. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    Bare knuckle brawl. Winner has the higher seniority position.
  6. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    Depends on local practices. It is different everywhere.

    Who punched in first
    Date and or time on application
    Who got their 30 days in first
    Coin toss
    Winner of the bare knuckle brawl
    Biggest shoe size
    Bust size
  7. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    In all seriousness, this is how we did it last time it came up in my building.
  8. rod

    rod retired and happy

    The only case we had like this was settled with a coin toss----------------------------and the loser cried about it for thirty years. Both of the guys were avid hunters and the one who won the coin toss got his pick of vacations first so that lead to some awkward situations---especially at deer hunting time.
  9. You lost the toss?
  10. sailfish

    sailfish Well-Known Member

    I always assumed it was decided by a race of whoever could get themselves off the fastest.
  11. rod

    rod retired and happy

    No-- it wasn't me. I was lucky enough to be hired when UPS was just starting to expand nation wide. About a year after I was hired our center more than tripled the number of employees. Shortly after I started we had 2 ten year drivers quit (we only had 8 drivers counting me to start with) so I was always able to get what ever weeks I wanted off for vacation
  12. rod

    rod retired and happy

    In the BOG its whoever can get the center manager off the fastest
  13. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    Upstate NY Supplement

    Article 57 Section 3

    Where two (2) or more employees have the same seniority date, the employee who completed their thirtieth (30th) workday first shall go ahead on the seniority list. If still tied, the date of employment application shall govern, and if still tied, seniority order shall be decided by coin toss.
  14. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Guest

    Way it should be handled.
  15. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    14 years retired and you're still talking shop. Sad.
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  16. DOK

    DOK Active Member

    I can see all kinds of problems here with the coin toss.
    Who calls it
    Who tosses it
    What coin to use
    Is it let to hit the floor or caught and slapped on arm

    Etc etc etc
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  17. PiedmontSteward

    PiedmontSteward RTW-4-Less

    Depends on area but here its handled by application date and then coin toss as a tie breaker.
  18. rod

    rod retired and happy

    Its not that I enjoy talking shop----its just that I enjoy aggravating you.
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  19. Really?
  20. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Guest