Are you gonna walk the line?

Discussion in 'UPS Retirement Topics' started by Shiftless, Jul 14, 2018.

  1. Shiftless

    Shiftless Active Member

    If there is a strike authorized? Now that you are retired whatcha gonna do?

    I will go support the guys walking the line! Of course I will sit in a chair and pass out doughnuts or sunflower seeds for my entertainment.

    Probably talk about the good old days!
    Mind you only to help keep them motivated that you don't want to lose any more in any contracts!


    So will you walk with your Brother's?
     
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  2. badpal

    badpal Active Member

    Bone up on your card playing and storytelling and come on.
     
  3. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    no brainer.

    once a Teamster always a Teamster.
     
  4. scooby0048

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    I'm not too sure that sentiment holds true anymore, this isn't the Marines. There are some Teamsters who aren't real Teamsters.
     
  5. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    well , technically I don't pay dues anymore so am not a Teamster anymore but I think you know what I mean.

    I may be old and a beech but am an ol school thru and thru beech.
     
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  6. scooby0048

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    I thought you knew what I meant.

    We have Teamsters now who seem to forget where the bread and butter comes from who are turning their backs on the members faster than a hooker turns tricks. Just because they were once Teamsters doesn't mean they still are. Your membership status was not what I was referring to but thanks for being old and being a beetch! lol
     
  7. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    I’ll be there in my old brown shirt with the Olympic Rings above the pocket and the sleeves cutout like a vest

    Wore one like it to the last strike
    Boss told me that was desecrating UPS property

    I told him it’s not a flag and flipped him the bird

    Ahh good times!!
     
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  8. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    As someone that worked for non union companies for half of my working life , i did not get the job at UPS until I was almost 38 years old. I appreciate everything the Teamsters did for me and my family and never took the benefits for granted.

    I don't always agree with Teamster leadership but if they do call for a strike , I will gladly walk the picket line.
     
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  9. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    I hope these retirees man up by putting on an extra absorbent diaper and walking.
     
  10. ski or die

    ski or die Ski or Die

    More than happy too. Stood there proudly in 97. I will bring donuts and drinks. We fully support you, after all you are supporting us with helping keeping the pension solid. The pilots supported us in 97, now its our turn to support you.
     
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  11. Sad. And it all starts at the top.
     
  12. rod

    rod #1 on Upstates "list"

    I will always be a proud Teamster (even though after you retire they would just as soon see you die).
     
  13. rod

    rod #1 on Upstates "list"

    I would probably be the first one to the picked line with a case of beer.
     
  14. bottomups

    bottomups Bad Moon Risen'

    If we stike do I have to picket my own satellite center?
     
  15. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    You bringing donuts to try and fluff up the feeder drivers even more?
     
  16. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

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    rod #1 on Upstates "list"

  18. ski or die

    ski or die Ski or Die

    No Security Guards. Maybe they will help prevent scabs from crossing the line.
     
  19. rickyb

    rickyb Well-Known Member

    you should show solidarity!