16 year pt transferred to driver not giving me a fair chance to make book

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Jerzcity1979, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. Jj1213

    Jj1213 Need that full time

    In an in New Jersey local 177 just want to ask a question see if anyone can help me . I'm on day 23 and they keep sending me home worked 1 day in the past 7. Don't they have to give me my chance within 60 calander days?
  2. UPSGUY72

    UPSGUY72 Well-Known Member

    You have been working for UPS for 16 and still can't find your Steward to ask him a important question like this... Also you didn't transfer to driving you either won a bid or put your name on the list to become a driver when a position opened....

    to answer your question NO
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  3. Jj1213

    Jj1213 Need that full time

    Company is very shady management seems like since I have years in they don't want me to make book Steward told me when 60 days come up we talk to center manager All they talk about is numbers they put me out there 2 weeks straight in blizzard conditions expecting a scratch? WtF. Not a fair shot
  4. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Now, a low life jack wagon, and still loving it.

    Sixteen years in and you still believe in 'fair?'
  5. Jj1213

    Jj1213 Need that full time

    No I know how they are but damn I got 2 kids and bills either send me back to hub or give me my chance
  6. MethodsMan

    MethodsMan Active Member

    You make too much. They don't want to have to pay you what your current wages were throughout progression.
  7. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    They do the same at my center. Your not alone.
  8. Pooter

    Pooter Active Member

    It's been terrible weather wise in the past seven days so maybe it's a nice break for you.

    You still have 7 days to scratch. Talk to center manager. Ask about your production. Ask questions!

    As for your family; when you are not able to drive, see if you can work twilight to make up hours.
  9. Richard Harrow

    Richard Harrow Deplorable.

    OP - what building in 177? Judging by your handle I'm guessing either Meadowlands, Gould Ave., or Parsippany?
  10. Jj1213

    Jj1213 Need that full time

    Meadowlands. They say can't work in hub during probation It seems management gets angry and doesn't like me talking to steward and asking questions
  11. PiedmontSteward

    PiedmontSteward RTW-4-Less

    You don't have a right to an 8 hour guaranteed day until you make book. You're in something of a sink hole and UPS is trying to play the game; cover drivers usually have the right to work the local sort if they're cut for the day but the same doesn't apply to a pre-seniority FT driver. I would just keep at it, try to make book and then burn those mother:censored2:ers every chance you get once you get the hang of the job and can memorize every method.
  12. Jj1213

    Jj1213 Need that full time

    Are they trying to make me say f::k it and go back to hub? Numbers don't look good because of blizzard conditions couple weeks back now that it's clear not sending me out
  13. PT Stewie

    PT Stewie "Big Fella"

    Just look at the National Grievance docket and all the 177 cases ,that may be why management is busting your chops. Not saying it is right just saying.......
  14. Jj1213

    Jj1213 Need that full time

    Prob so they know I have years in. Kid hired after me they are working him everyday
  15. nystripe96

    nystripe96 Active Member

    You can still work inside if you're laid off consecutive days. Talk to your steward

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  16. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Being laid off and not having work for you is not necessarily one in the same.

    The OP only has a daily guarantee on the days that he is scheduled to work.
  17. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

    why are you filing on that???
  18. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Based on what? There is no seniority among drivers in qualification.
  19. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

    here, you gotta work your 30 days in packet... others are sent back or home
  20. Jj1213

    Jj1213 Need that full time

    They did not give me my chance at. 30 and now I must file a grievance