70 Hour Approval

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Air Recovery, May 3, 2020.

  1. Air Recovery

    Air Recovery Active Member

    Here in Northern California we are pretty :censored2:ed. Whispers of possible expansion to 70 hours. Have you heard anything?
  2. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    45 hours here
  3. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Some guy starts a rumor to get everyone in a tizzy.
  4. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    PVDs starting this week here is what I'm hearing.
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  5. Ancient Alien

    Ancient Alien UPS Vacation

    I suspect it'll be a pretty busy Mother's Day week.
  6. Johney

    Johney Well-Known Member

    My buddy who drives feeder in Ohio tells me they are always on 70 hour.
  7. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    We are on unlimited hour rule here.
  8. Hb2020

    Hb2020 New Member

    70 hours last week here.
  9. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

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  10. Ghost in the Darkness

    Ghost in the Darkness Well-Known Member

    I heard they are invoking the special pandemic 24/7 rule.
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  11. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    70 here all along. Thank you "elected leaders". Lol.
  12. deeztier

    deeztier Active Member

    had pvds last week. hoping for 70 hours and cool solutions.
  13. Poop Head

    Poop Head Lovin' every minute of it!

    Our feeders are on 70 hour year round also
  14. DumbTruckDriver

    DumbTruckDriver Allergic to cardboard.

    We’ve had bottom tier drivers bumping into preload the past several weeks. All the college kids moving back home plus oil industry troubles really killed our volume.
  15. Grey

    Grey Active Member

    70 hours plus another stim check? My body is ready.
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  16. Feeder665

    Feeder665 Go big or go home!

    We’ve had PVD’s for about 3 weeks now in my NorCal center. They tried the helpers on routes at the beginning of April but the union shot that down. 6 ft. Rule.

    70 hour rule going into effect wouldn’t shock me. It’s been insane in my area since mid March.

    Sadly we are still probably rolling stops left and right. We just can’t keep up. I’ve seen multiple drivers / supervisors from other building in ours helping out.

    I keep wondering when people in my area will run out of money to order stuff. So far, they have deep pockets.
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  17. Package Stick

    Package Stick "Send it."

    Where is all of this money coming from? People ain't got jobs and unemployment can't be THAT much.
  18. CtrlAltDel

    CtrlAltDel New Member

    Stimulus check plus tax refund. And CoVID 19 is the end of the world so people are dying to max out their credit cards.
  19. Over70irregs

    Over70irregs Active Member

    Stim checks + tax refund + unemployment check = Max hours
  20. a911scanner

    a911scanner Active Member

    Union has to approve anything over 60 hours. Although (from what I've seen) the leaders might be in the back pockets of UPS, I don't see them allowing it outside of Christmas season. Unless they want to be looking for new jobs...