A sorter on topic

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Birdblue, Nov 27, 2019.

  1. Birdblue

    Birdblue Member

    I’m needing to know how much does a sorter get each week on there check and how do I go about getting on being one? What I mean by being a sorter is the people over by unload who sort the packages that unload send them. Need honest answers please. On topic.
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  2. Air Recovery

    Air Recovery Active Member

    They no longer get a $1 bonus.

    Also I was hired off the street straight to sort aisle - my HR person asked if I was good with numbers and memorization.

    As far as how much you make the starting wage differs at all buildings. At my building starts at $13. Up the hill they start at 18/19
  3. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Normally there is a sort test that you must pass. Ask your sup for a study guide and a time to take the test. After passing the test how soon you begin sorting will go by seniority. I worked the sort aisle in the primary for a couple years and enjoyed the experience.
  4. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    thought you were heade for the box line?
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  5. Operational needs

    Operational needs Virescit Vulnere Virtus

    He’s headed for getting fired. Lol.
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  6. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    I’ve never met anyone worried about getting fired during peak
  7. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    Min wage for UPS went to $14 in Aug 2019 per the national contract.
  8. Martini

    Martini Member

    No sort test of any kind in my building. Never even heard of a sort test.

    What I've seen is -- if the Supervisor likes you then he tells you to come to the sorting aisle.

    It's where all of the supervisors and feeder drivers (while waiting for their trucks to be unloaded) work/or hang out at because it's considered the easiest job in my building.

    Employees love being asked to work the sort aisle when they arrive at work.
  9. AwashBwashCwash

    AwashBwashCwash Active Member

    I love being asked "Do you want the layoff?"
  10. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Wait I'm confused by the title. Are we sorta on topic ?
  11. Yolo

    Yolo Active Member

    I think we get paid by the hour.
  12. eats packages

    eats packages Low elevation homes, hoping for flood.

    I've been on the 5.9 list ever since peak season started. What a great building manager to let me work inside the whole time!