What of im boy given full 30 days for Ft

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by BUCN85, Sep 4, 2014.

  1. BUCN85

    BUCN85 Active Member

    I haven't had a chance to call the union hall yet regarding this issue for being out of town on vacation and being very busy so I figured I'll post this here for now.

    I am next up to train for FT PC. They said they won't be able to get me in training in my center so they are sending me an hour away to get my 30 in. Is there anything I need to be informed about regarding this? What if they are not able to offer me 30 working days before the free period of peak? What are some resolutions here?

    "This is called the pre-LOAD not the pre-STACK"
  2. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    In my part of Central States if you start training before free period starts then your seniority will go back to the first day even if some days were in free period. If you don't start until after free period begins then you can't gain seniority until after free period ends but the training days will still count. That is for a normal full time driver position. I don't know how it will work with seasonal or temporary cover drivers or any of those other types of driver.
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  3. Bottom rung

    Bottom rung Active Member

    If its a permanent job it doesn't matter in the central. I did mine during peak.
  4. BUCN85

    BUCN85 Active Member

    I'm in northeast ohio. So are you saying the rules say I can still qualify in the free period during peak in my own center? And this is for a full time permanent position

    "This is called the pre-LOAD not the pre-STACK"
  5. Call your business agent. This site isn't your business agent.
  6. BUCN85

    BUCN85 Active Member

    Waiting on a return phone call. Thanks for your concerns

    "This is called the pre-LOAD not the pre-STACK"
  7. Wish I had a good answer for you.

    But good luck....future full timer!
  8. My advice is my concern and it's for your own good.
  9. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    I'm still trying to figure out what the title of this thread means.
  10. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    It did claim the title of goofiest.
  11. Too many beers? when this thread was created?
  12. BUCN85

    BUCN85 Active Member

    No I had a typo and couldn't fix it once it was done. It was supposed to be not Not boy

    "This is called the pre-LOAD not the pre-STACK"
  13. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

  14. Tell the mods,they will fix It for you.
  15. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Yeah, that helped......not.
  16. grgrcr88

    grgrcr88 No It's not green grocer!

    You can still become permanent full time even during peak. Just don't sign a seasonal agreement!!
  17. BUCN85

    BUCN85 Active Member

    Well according to union and management you can not continue training into peak. Or maybe they meant there would be no routes available due to no vacations

    "This is called the pre-LOAD not the pre-STACK"
  18. BUCN85

    BUCN85 Active Member

    So if I'm training for Ft permanent position I can still be trained during November?

    "This is called the pre-LOAD not the pre-STACK"
  19. BUCN85

    BUCN85 Active Member

    Well it appears to be in our supplement ( NE Ohio). You can not qualify during free period starting nov 1

    "This is called the pre-LOAD not the pre-STACK"
  20. annie345

    annie345 Member

    In our area you can't qualify during peak.. though when you qualify your seniority gets back dated. In the southern region you have 120 days to qualify and if you don't get your 31st report within 120 days you start another 120 days and another 30 days.. But if your 120 days fall during peak, your 30 qualifying days and the 120 days given to qualify freeze til after peak. Then you just continue. I think the answer depends on which region your under