$13.00 or $13.70?

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Utah PT, May 1, 2019.

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  1. Utah PT

    Utah PT New Member

    Hi I'm a pt employee that started about 5 years ago. Our wages recently increased to $13.00 (15.00 in our region) and the new language scares me into thinking I won't receive the 70c gwi since my wages had been increased prior to this contract. Any insight would be helpful. I attached a picture of what I'm referencing.
     

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  2. rod

    rod retired and happy

    You get nothing---did you vote?
     
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  3. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    You'll get your .70 cents.
     
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  4. Utah PT

    Utah PT New Member

    Thank you
     
  5. Utah PT

    Utah PT New Member

    if I admit to voting no do I get less?
     
  6. Dough99

    Dough99 Member

    Yes
     
  7. Heavy Package

    Heavy Package Active Member

    You didn't vote, did you? And now here come the questions and stupidity.

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  8. BrownMonk

    BrownMonk Old fart Package Car Driver

    You get the higher of the starting rate or the 70 cents added to what your hourly is now.
     
  9. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    If you’re currently making $12.30 or less you’re getting $13.

    If you’re making $12.31+ you’re getting $13.01+

    It’s not that hard.
     
  10. Utah PT

    Utah PT New Member

    I did vote. As previously stated I voted no. I had the pdf file of the contract on my phone. But ohhkayy..
     
  11. Utah PT

    Utah PT New Member

    In our region we got our pay moved up to 15$ in February 2018 before contract talks. So I'm making 15$. Just wanted to be clear with the new contract that the amount I made before wasnt "redlisted" predating the contract.
     
  12. dogfood

    dogfood New Member

    Hey I have a similar question. I'm a PT employee who was making $12.00 an hour on August 1 2018. I hit my 3 year seniority in October 2018 and received a $1 raise putting me at $13. Today I checked my paystub and i'm still at $13.00 an hour. Should I have gotten the .70 gwi or no because I was making 12 on august 1?
     
  13. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    No $13 would have gone into effect Aug 1. So your retro is from Aug 1 through Oct when you got your raise.
     
  14. No
     
  15. dogfood

    dogfood New Member

    Damn that is what I thought. Guess i'll act like its my first day on the job tomorrow since that is how they're paying me.
     
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  16. Cardb0ard.

    Cardb0ard. Beer and more beer

    So I was also making 12 an hour before August 1st 2018. My anniversary is on February. I got my 1$ raise February of 2019 which made it to $13 an hour. I’m guessing I won’t be getting the .70 cent gwi correct?
    So my retro would be from August 1st to February?
    I’m also an air driver and since air drivers got raises to $16. Do I also get a retro for that?
     
  17. mikejonesjr

    mikejonesjr Active Member

    Yep 3-5 year employees can make the exact same as a new hire under this new contract depending on when they started. I think its the first time since the freaking 70s that this was possible since thats when everyone made the same amount and got no raises. "Best contract ever" tho.
     
  18. Cardb0ard.

    Cardb0ard. Beer and more beer

    God this is :censored2:ing bull:censored2:. I’m almost 4 years in and imma be making that same as a gosh darn newbie. At least I’m an air driver.. still horse:censored2:.
     
  19. SameRightsForAll

    SameRightsForAll Active Member

    When a whole lot of new hires are now making the same as 3-4 year veterans, this is a defacto demotion for the veterans. The same goes for when a minimum wage increase happens. Those who have earned their wage increases the hard way find themselves equal to the new hires. Naturally the new hires won't object, and they probably think it's fair.
     
  20. Cardb0ard.

    Cardb0ard. Beer and more beer

    It really sucks when a newbie makes the same as a 4 year part timer. It really just pisses me off, I voted no but union still passed this “great contract ever”. Bs. At least I’m a PT air driver but now I’m more motivated to go full time. Unless I get tired of UPS’s. Bull crap.