9.5 for the guys under 4 years

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by BUCN85, May 12, 2016.

  1. BUCN85

    BUCN85 Active Member

    So my understanding is there are 3 ways to get in the list. Obviously 3 days over, you file and your on for the guys 4 years and above. But the other 2 options don't make sense to me...if you are assigned a route for a week, or cover the same route for a week. It takes three 9.5 for you to file. Ok M T W you are over 9.5 by the time you file and get the ball rolling the week is over anyways. Or does it mean that after this happens to you that week you can get on the list for your future coverages? Or only if your own the same route for a week?
  2. Savvy412

    Savvy412 Active Member

    Why does everyone want to be on the 9.5 I don't get it .

    Without OT this isn't a high paying job
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  3. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I get guarantee pay and still break $70K.
  4. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    Because people are different.
  5. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Most people don't need OT. We live off our regular pay and OT is just extra money. You can only have so much extra money before you just want to be home with the family.
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    HEFFERNAN Huge Member

    I'm not on the list but the extra OT pays for my "inconvenient" book offs later !!!!
  7. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Because you get to a point in your career ,where you can't work 10-12 hours anymore.
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  8. 11HourRequest

    11HourRequest Active Member

    Or straight up, don't want to

    no need in pointing out the irony in my nameo_O
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  9. Gumby

    Gumby *

    I usually work about a 9 hour day. That's enough for me. Sure those big fat paychecks are nice but I want a life also.
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  10. BrownTexas

    BrownTexas Well-Known Member

    In my town, I'm rich as fuqk. Lol
  11. sailfish

    sailfish Having way too much fun.

    I could live like a god on 40 hours per week of driving.
  12. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Some want to run home to their hot girl friend's, before the wife gets home.
  13. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Just a turd

    That's was beautiful man
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  14. S.F. Rush

    S.F. Rush All Encompassing Member

    9.5 is 1.5 hours of OT
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  15. By The Book

    By The Book Well-Known Member

    Under 4 years, qualify and its in effect the next week on that route. Same route for a full week.
  16. dookie stain

    dookie stain Cornfed whiteboy

    I heard if you're on the same route for a week and go over 9.5 then you can file for five months...no matter what route you're on after that original 5 days on the same one?
  17. Grey

    Grey Active Member

    I'm an under-4 driver on the 9.5 list but it's irrelevant unless you have your own route or win a bid for the week. I'm definitely counting down the days until i hit year-4. Also yes it's 5 months here.
  18. BUCN85

    BUCN85 Active Member

    Because when u have a little one and wife getting home at 9-930 all the time gets old
  19. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Been there, done that. You just gotta ay the game for now.

    Put in a few 8 hour requests.
  20. mrbrownstone

    mrbrownstone Active Member

    I find it so ironic that we have to fight for as little over time as possible.

    At many jobs people beg for overtime and aren't able to get it.

    In our case as drivers we are forced into ot. I'm not a 9.5 drivet yet but hopefully some day. In my center you don't get the luxury of covering the same route for a whole week that way they can keep you off 9.5.

    I wish they had a list for guys that wanted ot and kept those that didn't at 8hrs.

    I'm more than happy with an 8hr day everyday.