Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by JM_UPS2005, Apr 25, 2014.

  1. JM_UPS2005

    JM_UPS2005 Member

    How is TeamCare going to affect us?

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  2. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Hopefully it will help you feel better, otherwise :dont_know:.
  3. alwaysoverallowed

    alwaysoverallowed Active Member

    Go to everything is there now. You can even see if your doctors are in network now without registering.
  4. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    How is Teamcare compared to the Teamsters Western Region and Local 177 Health Care Plan?
  5. Anonymous 12

    Anonymous 12 Non active member

    The real question is how will teamcares 25 months of reserves compare to a fund that will be lucky to break even. I predict next contract both the 177 and the one out west ask to join teamcare.
  6. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    Been on it for 15 years, I haven't died yet.
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  7. Crazy Diamond

    Crazy Diamond Robot Extraordinaire

    Yep. Pay your $20 co-pay and think to yourself, "this free insurance is pretty good, considering the guy next to me in the waiting room is paying a premium for less coverage."

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  8. Anonymous 12

    Anonymous 12 Non active member

    It's funny how others feel so entitled to so much more. Things can never change.
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  9. Crazy Diamond

    Crazy Diamond Robot Extraordinaire

    Everyone wants something to be :censored2: off about. Shelling out a couple dollars to see the doctor for an upper respiratory infection while holding down a $37 an hour job is pretty mild when, some folks would be happy to drop some fries into a vat of boiling grease for minimum wage.


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  10. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead My Senior Picture

    It won't affect us at all until just after the General Election in 2016.
  11. BlackCat

    BlackCat Member

    Who is making 37.00 an hour?
  12. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead My Senior Picture

    This is what we enjoy in the company plan.
    It won't be this way for long in Teamcare, I fear.
    It will all go swimmingly until the General Election in 2016.
    Then the annual deductible kicks in the next year, and there it goes...

    Again, I don't understand this guilt trip mentality?
    I work very hard for a company who is at the top the their game.
    I expect, through collective bargaining, to reap my "fair share".
  13. Not gonna get your fair share, when your own leaders dont fight for you. Oh well Im tired of negotiations....lets call an impass!
  14. Crazy Diamond

    Crazy Diamond Robot Extraordinaire

    Full time drivers will be damn close by the end of OUR new contract.

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  15. Crazy Diamond

    Crazy Diamond Robot Extraordinaire

    Lost any sleep that, I and thousands like me, haven't reaped what you're used to in the company plan?

    We work hard too?

    I also fear, what the future may bring. Don't put yourself on a pedestal. We're in this together, remember?

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  16. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead My Senior Picture

    Make no mistake, I wanted you and the thousands like you, to have what I have and it could have happened.
    Unlike you and thousands like you, I never try to bring myself up by bringing someone else down.
    That my friend is no pedestal.
  17. Hawfuh Sux

    Hawfuh Sux Old Guard Assassin!

  18. Crazy Diamond

    Crazy Diamond Robot Extraordinaire

    You might have read too much into what I said. That was not a put down towards part timers.

    Whether you like it or not, it's OUR contract.
  19. superballs63

    superballs63 Well-Known Troll Troll

    I checked out that site last night (myteamcare), and I've got to be honest, the coverage doesn't sound too bad at all.
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  20. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Teamcare isn't bad, just not as good as the plan many people already had. And Teamcare is cheaper at first but increases in cost in later years, so there is concern what will happen as more time passes.