9.5 Arbitration decision - Or - Why clear contract language is important

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by zubenelgenubi, Sep 19, 2019.

  1. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    They screw up with the vague language. And it's not just with the 9.5 debacle.
     
  2. BigUnionGuy

    BigUnionGuy Got the T-Shirt


    Wow.

    And all of these other members are going to start voting.... when they think

    the company isn't watching. SMH
     
  3. BigUnionGuy

    BigUnionGuy Got the T-Shirt


    It use to be 10 hrs.... ;)
     
  4. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut Dumpster, INABAG

    Thank you.
     
  5. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    Good job getting it reduced to 9.5

    SMH
     
  6. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead My Senior Picture

    Nope, it's getting ready to start soon....as soon as the Company gets their 25% of 22.4 "hybrid drivers" qualified.

    They will be used with staggered start times to eliminated every hour of OT for top scale "RPCD's" possible, at a better than 50% hourly rate discount.

    Seriously, why wouldn't they???
     
  7. zubenelgenubi

    zubenelgenubi Well-Known Member

    Same reason why they keep early progression drivers on layoff while having top rate drivers racking up the OT.
     
  8. You are forgetting one thing. The newbies don't stay
     
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  9. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead My Senior Picture

    Not here.
    We have plenty of top senior drivers willing to take off as many days as the Company will give them....

    ....and the Company will be giving them out wholesale, while 25% of the drivers on road Tues-Fri are paid half of what RPCD's would.

    What else made this latest contract attractive for UPS?
     
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  10. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead My Senior Picture

    Just like part timers, and as they turn over, they make $20.50/hr with no vacation for a year.

    Maybe the Company likes it that way?
     
  11. The union likes it that way
     
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  12. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead My Senior Picture

    More initiation fees.
     
  13. Yes and pension money that won't be paid out to the members because the quit before they was vested
     
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  14. Boywondr

    Boywondr Newbie Doo

    Say it isnt so!
     
  15. There the plan. It makes the company and the union Happy
     
  16. Boywondr

    Boywondr Newbie Doo

    That's all that matters.
     
  17. Doesn't matter about the Rank and file anymore
     
  18. Poop Head

    Poop Head Lovin' every minute of it!

    Costs time and money to "train" new people.
     
  19. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead My Senior Picture

    Nope, we have ORION now.
     
  20. UnconTROLLed

    UnconTROLLed perfection

    don't let the robust union man...see this one