Do you ever envision the day where the company....

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by ManInBrown, May 9, 2015.

  1. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    Has the upper hand on the union so bad, that they could force you to work the Saturday before Mother's Day. I know technically they can now. But you never really see them take that drastic step. I really cherish the fact that I don't have a ton of seniority. 10-15 drivers below me. And I still wasn't forced to work. And as far as from what I saw, the volunteers were few and far between. I was asked 3-5 separate times if I wanted to work. Said no every time. As far as I know no one was forced but I'm not a busybody so I didn't go around asking and didn't hear anything about it. Haven't a clue how all the work got moved today. Wasn't forced at Peak either. It was come in if you want. Do your own work to lighten up Monday's day or don't come in. Up to you
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  2. By The Book

    By The Book Well-Known Member

    UPS, has always had the upper hand.
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  3. UPSGUY72

    UPSGUY72 Well-Known Member

    Today isn't Mother days tomorrow is. that being said I worked today 35 stops 4 hr 22 min. at $50.49 hr. It's called some of the easiest money you can make.
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  4. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    Yes. Realized that after thread was made. I meant Saturday.
  5. BrownTexas

    BrownTexas Well-Known Member

    They can't force you to work Saturday anyway. Low seniority or not. Sure they can act like it, and write you up for not showing. But my BA would have this thrown out in a heartbeat.
  6. calcio56

    calcio56 Active Member

    I worked today too...42 stops, 5.5hrs
  7. asphaltcowboy

    asphaltcowboy Active Member

    43 stops 190 miles 1 late 7 hrs. Sucks working for less than hub pay.
  8. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Upper hand or not they can force you to work about any day they want to. Just a few holidays we are promised off.
  9. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Divorce lawyers can be expensive. :)
  10. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    How did you have a late with relaxed commit times ?
  11. Gumby

    Gumby *

    If you need one.
  12. mjjlohn

    mjjlohn Active Member

    190 miles is like your route for a week.
  13. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Depends on your local supplement.
  14. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    You would know
  15. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    There is no excuse for lates on Saturday.
  16. mjjlohn

    mjjlohn Active Member

  17. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Really? Maybe he didn't sheet it up 2 miles before the stop.

    Just saying
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  18. BUCN85

    BUCN85 Active Member

    I find it funny how days like today that is "air" yet they don't force any of the air drivers to work. They never show up to work these Saturday's it's always us bottom guys who end up working. 38 stops 103 miles 6 hrs. 1 hr short of 60 hrs this week.
  19. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut This Is The Last Stop

    Easy money.
  20. UPSGUY72

    UPSGUY72 Well-Known Member

    go figure..

    Mine is $200.00 hr for the Lawyer and $80.00 for the paralegal.

    Hers is at least $225 hr at least that's what he charged her when she pulled this crap 2 years ago.

    So far he is 0 - 2 in getting what she wants. Going to be 0 - 3 if she doesn't start follow the temp agreement we came up in court Wednesday and the judge signed off on. I told she had until tomorrow night or I'd see her back in court next week.

    I even emailed her attorney and told him that she wasn't doing we agreed upon. Cheaper then telling my attorney who would charge me to tell him... I'll email him every day until she complies.

    According to some of the people I know he might be expensive but he isn't really that good as he has been fired numerous times...