3-day rides ramping up in our division

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by The Driver, Mar 12, 2019.

  1. The Driver

    The Driver I drive.

    Our Division Manger is apparently doing 3-day rides at our center. This is a dead horse that's about to be beat yet again, but... in your opinion, is a 3-day ride considered over-supervision? Is any ride more than your yearly OJS ride considered over-supervision?

  2. eats packages

    eats packages Why won't the door close?

    First day is yearly, no reason needed.
    Second day: noted purpose.
    Third day and beyond: Take it to local panel to dispute the purpose and it will likely stop on day 4.
    It is a local agreement as old as dirt.
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  3. The Driver

    The Driver I drive.

    So let's say a driver gets a yearly ride in February and has had two production/methods rides in March and is going to get the fourth ride tomorrow. Should that driver file a grievance tomorrow morning?
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  4. Rack em

    Rack em 2018 Brown Cafe Fantasy Football Champion

    Absolutely file! Also note anytime the supervisor riding with you did anything to assist or make your day easier than it normally would be.
  5. The Driver

    The Driver I drive.

    I'll let him know. Thanks.
  6. bumped

    bumped Well-Known Member

    Turn into your first business stop each day on an angle with a bit of speed. All the packages will fall off the shelves making your ride along pretty useless.
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  7. bumped

    bumped Well-Known Member

    Taking a sharp right turn and hitting a curb will have the same result.
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  8. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    What's a production ride?
  9. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    Bet this gets deleted because I am too controversial and in mod Queue.
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  10. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    I had my second S&V ride this year today. My last supervisor did one last month but forgot to turn the paperwork in. He got transferred so I had to do another one since my time was up. No big deal. I have never had a three-day ride in my 34 years.
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  11. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    They can falsify the paperwork. No way they are riding with me
  12. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

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  13. zubenelgenubi

    zubenelgenubi Well-Known Member

    If the employee feels he is being harassed he should file a grievance, regardless of how many ride alongs he's had. If at any time a supervisor says you aren't going fast enough, or aren't meeting production, remind them of article 37. If they continue to bring up production, and especially if they threaten discipline, file a grievance.
  14. rod

    rod retired and happy

    Did the rules change? We had 3 day rides every year. It was no big deal. If you done it right the results of your ride was thrown out because you looked too bad on paper. :-)

    DELACROIX In the Spirit of Honore' Daumier

    If he is overweight they tend to get in your way..Make sure he buys lunch..
  16. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall cop...no donut!!!

    As old as @IVE GOTTA PACKAGE 4U ????
  17. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall cop...no donut!!!

    Yeah... watch out for the mall cop....he might start deleting things for no reason....”power tripping “.....sort of like a new pt. Unload sup.....
  18. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall cop...no donut!!!

    In feeder they do one turn with you and call it good....whatever.....
  19. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall cop...no donut!!!

    Typical feeder driver....lmao
  20. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    The way I read the contract, one day rides are all that is allowed. Article 37, section 2.

    Anybody else read it that way?
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2019