Can u be forced to be an acceptance auditor?

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Ecw21411, Aug 4, 2016.

  1. Ecw21411

    Ecw21411 Active Member

    I've searched and can't find an answer.
  2. Catatonic

    Catatonic Nine Lives

    This is a free country ... nobody can make you do anything!

    Unless you or they are with the GOVERNMENT!
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  3. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    You're still married right?
  4. Catatonic

    Catatonic Nine Lives

    True! You too I see.
  5. PiedmontSteward

    PiedmontSteward RTW-4-Less

    I'm going to assume you're a union employee.

    In my experience and in my area, no one can be "forced" to take a skilled job. A skilled job is different than a particular station/load/work assignment. One of the big problems I have as a steward in my building is that none of the unloaders want to become sort aisle certified (because quite a few want to be able to go home 2 or 3 days a week and they're always short on sorters) so they end up having to pull senior workers from preferred jobs that were previously certified when they have too many call-ins.

    Using this issue as an example, none of the unloaders (not even the most junior) can be "forced" to become sort aisle certified but the company can hire sorters directly off the street if no one wants to do the job.
  6. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    Why would you want to pass on a cake job?
  7. Ecw21411

    Ecw21411 Active Member

    Not me wanting it but someone was threatened because they didn't want to do it but it doesn't matter it's been taken care of
  8. PiedmontSteward

    PiedmontSteward RTW-4-Less

    Fewer hours possibly.

    Just as an example: I bid into a preferred job from being a pickoff years ago and went from getting 5.5 hours a day (anything over 5 is OT for a PT in my area) or more to barely 4.0 hours a day. After a few months, I went to the FT sup and asked to be moved back to the outbound and he gave me setup work which kept me content and I ended up staying.
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  9. 22.34life

    22.34life Active Member

    Hazmat auditers are not skilled or preferred answer the question in short no but I would need more details.
  10. lost package

    lost package New Member

    Shouldn't Haz-Mat acceptance auditors, designated responders and international acceptance auditors receive a skilled rate pay for their mandatory training and skills that are necessary to the function of the operation?