Anyone else see the message from Sean O'brien?

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by 728ups, Mar 22, 2018.

  1. 728ups

    728ups offending people on the internet since 1995

    It appears that the company is using the same negotiating tactics in New England as they are here in the South. Everyone better damn well have a Strike Fund

    A MESSAGE FROM SEAN O’BRIEN
    TEAMSTER/UPS NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE
    Negotiations in New England have been going very slowly. UPS management is demanding many concessions from our members. Teamster leadership across New England will not accept and or agree to any concession proposed by the Company.

    UPS is a profitable company, and we are concerned with our members who work hard day-in and day-out to make this Company the success they are. UPS's bottom line and corporate balance sheets will not compromise the integrity of our members contract during these negotiations. Teamster members built this company and the people performing the labor MUST be recognized and rewarded.

    UPS is not taking these negotiations seriously. This will not be tolerated. Your bargaining committee will continue to fight and improve our UPS Supplement.

    Here are a few facts:

    • Initial Negotiations commenced on 10/30/17

    • We have met seven (7) times in five (5) months. We have
    requested four (4) more dates with no response

    • The Company has yet to respond to 61 percent of our
    proposals

    • The Company rejected 27 percent of our proposals with
    no counter offer provided

    The Company wants to take away the following:

    • Five (5) consecutive workdays and work a Sunday
    schedule for straight time

    • Eliminate the day after Thanksgiving as a holiday

    • Eliminate 1/52 for vacation earnings

    • Proposed eight-month Casual Drivers further elimination
    of full time permanent jobs

    • Seniority for Workers comp or disability

    • Nine-month discipline window (extending it to 12
    months)

    Economics such as Health and Welfare, Pension, and Wages have yet to be discussed

    New England Teamsters demand that UPS stop screwing around and come to the table to bargain fairly. The clock is ticking.
     
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  2. 728ups

    728ups offending people on the internet since 1995

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    728ups offending people on the internet since 1995

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  4. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    I am honesty ready to strike now. F them
     
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  5. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    With the money they are making taking any concessions at this point is a fail on our part. I hope we stand together on this one as I predict it's going to come down to the wire.
     
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  6. Wrong

    Wrong :))

    I sold my vacations this year and have been saving. Cut down 401k and everything. I want a strike.
     
  7. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    Yep. Company’s gonna go as hard as it can while the entire federal government is controlled by folks who would love to :censored2: all over unions and talk about how bad they are as customer packages pile up in an election year.
     
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  8. Sickofit

    Sickofit watching the show

    Playing taps for the (doa) stock.
     
  9. John Boy

    John Boy Member

    Why are we not hearing anything about negotiations directly from the Union? It’s been weeks since us members have had any update. Why are we being kept in the dark?
     
  10. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    Yet half our union workforce votes Republican. Fools.
     
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  11. Boxslinger11

    Boxslinger11 Next gen teamster

    See y'all at the picket line!
     
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  12. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    The ones driving the $60k pickup trucks and living in $200k houses. With a $50k pension after 30 years.
     
  13. John Boy

    John Boy Member

    when will we hear about what the company is bringing to the table?
     
  14. BigBrown1234

    BigBrown1234 Active Member

    Thanks for the post
     
  15. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Single digit midget!

    Black Friday is a done deal. The best that we can hope for is an additional option and/or sick day.

    The alternate work week is also a done deal. Yes, working on Sunday and/or a non-consecutive work week would suck, but we have to adapt in order to remain competitive.

    1/52 vacation pay is also a done deal. Most of us get anywhere from 45 to as much as 50 hours on our vacation checks.


    You fools that want a strike clearly have no idea what you would be getting yourselves in to.
     
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  16. sailfish

    sailfish Having way too much fun.

    If UPS wants to stay competitive they should probably worry about actually making service and fulfilling their commits first.
     
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  17. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Single digit midget!

    Improvements in both of these areas are also being discussed.
     
  18. babboo25

    babboo25 Well-Known Member

    Is there a link to this letter? I can’t find it anywhere but here. Wanna make sure it’s legit.
     
  19. babboo25

    babboo25 Well-Known Member

    They give updates after each round of negotiations.
     
  20. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Single digit midget!

    UPS Rising has an app that updates the negotiations.
     
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