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  1. BobTailing

    Feeder CPU local service area vs HUB

    Is anyone aware of any language in the contract about local service area CPU work for feeders being made by HUB feeder drivers instead of the local service area feeder drivers? I am a local cover feeder driver and my local service area just gained a large CPU account that has the work to create...
  2. U

    “On Call Feeder”

    Alright anyone got an answer for me on this one? I work at a fairly large hub and we have an on call feeder list. We’re told we have to answer our phones and/or call back within 15 minutes. If we don’t call back within 15 minutes we are put on the bottom of the on call sheet. *We’re also not...
  3. C

    what should I do?

    Hey yall, I started Feeder back in September and since I've started I've had issues with my pay rate. for whatever reason it says my current pay rate is $15.00 hr and payroll has to go in every week to adjust it. I filled a grievance 3 weeks ago about the issue because I was in the system as...
  4. U

    UPS Freight vs. UPS Feeder Driver etc vs OTR Dedicated vs UPS Air Driver,etc, etc

    I have a current CDL with doubles/triples, hazmat, twic card and been telling everyone and their mother that I have my CDL. I just made Combo Driver (package car) and I'm still in my packet. I took the position as I was looking for full-time work anyway and wanted to secure my spot in UPS. I'm a...
  5. R

    UPS feeder or freight school.

    Does anyone know how long you have to sign a contract with UPS once they put you through school? Not that i plan on leaving such a great company, i just might be moving to a different state and heard its pretty hard to transfer. Any help would be much appreciated.
  6. L

    Charged with a accident

    I just recently began driving for feeders. I have driven a handful of times and I don't have my seniority yet. Last night I forked my back box while attempting to couple. I contacted dispatch and was immediately told to unhook and return to my hub. I was then told to punch out and leave. I'm...
  7. D

    Local 63/Ontario Feeder Dropping 1 year safe driving?

    has anyone heard or know of anyone with less then 1-year safe driving in package going to feeder. Heard that Ontario CA need a bunch of feeder drivers and they are considering dropping the one-year safe driving
  8. S

    Feeder Training

    Hey does anyone know where I can get a copy of the Feeder Practice Quiz?
  9. D

    Past Practice

    I am currently an ADA package car driver that got injured while driving in 2006, and received an accommodation in 2008 when the economy took a dive, at that time all they had available was a part time porter position(which I accepted). I drove for 3.5years as a full time package car driver from...
  10. S

    Classification bidding

    I recently made 30 days as a ft package driver and signed the bid list for 5 feeder coverage positions. In my region (southern region) we have classification bidding so from what I believe package driver get dibs first and then it goes to article 22.3 then part time. Is this correct? Also since...
  11. L

    Southwestern Feeders Going on Stike?

    hey heard a rumor that the southwestern feeder drivers are going on strike in November. Anyone have any info on this? Also some of you guys that have seen this before what would it look like? Doesn’t seem to me like it would have that big of an impact because couldn’t UPS just contract out the...
  12. F

    Feeder Driver Training Pay - HELP!

    Drove package for a month, now going to feeder. Why don't they pay for first week of training? Already have my CDL.
  13. cheryl

    King of the hill: an elite group of UPS drivers would get as much as 96 cts per mile in a few years

    King of the hill: an elite group of UPS drivers would get as much as 96 cts per mile in a few years - Freight Waves The sleeper drivers for UPS can look forward at the start of August 2022 to make as much as 96 cts per mile. That was one of the details revealed Monday in a conference call by...
  14. Ya Dad

    Pay drop when moving from one FT position to another

    Can you find any language in the National Master that says if you made progression as a Bid Air Driver (part-time), move on to Combo Inside/Inside and get red-circled on your top air rate, then within 2 years go into Feeders, your pay drops down to starting Feeder rate? If so, guess that's on...
  15. Tired Driver

    Medically Benched

    On a Worker’s Comp injury, after the FCE, designated as medium work, 20 lbs to 50 lbs max and up to 8 hours a day. Not ready to retire yet. Want UPS to create a job for me as per contract. Has anyone heard or have had this happen to them? I am an old yard dog and not ready to be porched.
  16. B

    Loading feeders

    Hey everybody, Could I get some advice on keeping my PPH up? I load feeders and periodically the sups will send someone (usually me) on the belt to unload package cars. Trying to figure out a way to keep my PPH from dropping when they send me over. I feel like I'm working at the same pace as...
  17. B

    Unused sick time

    Did we get paid out for unused sick days on 4/30? I just checked my Time Off Viewer and I have nothing left. I had 24 hrs last I looked.
  18. R

    Feeder Newbie

    Recently I’ve had the opportunity to go feeder and question is what are the Scheduled weekdays like? Are the M-friend? T-S? I know it’s on-call to start but I just want to get a clear picture on what my workdays would be? Thanks in advance !
  19. R

    Non Union Technical to Tractor/Feeder Driver

    I have been employed with UPS since 2014, I am currently on a non-union technical role. I want to grow with UPS but it seems only the union staff is growing. I had no idea a union existed prior to being hired. I would like to become a feeder driver. I will get my CDL in the next few months. I...
  20. Big Babooba

    Recently turned 60

    I turned 60 in December and on March 7th I will celebrate 39 years with this great company. Thanks to my recent divorce, I am looking forward to another 39 years of package fun. My question is - Should I go into feeders and ride it out or should I skip all the formalities and shoot myself now?
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