Driver Helper Bonuses

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by S.F. Rush, Nov 23, 2018.

  1. S.F. Rush

    S.F. Rush All Encompassing Member

    In our center, if we have a preferred someone to be our helper, and they show up everyday, at the end of the week we supposedly get a $100 bonus through Christmas. Are any of your centers doing this or something similar? Better than nothing I suppose.
     
  2. Benben

    Benben Working on a new degree, Masters in BS Detecting!

    Had 2 different helpers scheduled 3 times this week.

    Twice I had them no-show!

    Cost the company well in excess of $100 according to my time card!
     
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  3. S.F. Rush

    S.F. Rush All Encompassing Member

    Which is exactly why I believe they are trying this out. Although I think this incentive is geared towards if you bring in your own helper.
     
  4. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut Wake Up!

    Why would I subject any person I know to employment at UPS, for peanuts no less?
     
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  5. S.F. Rush

    S.F. Rush All Encompassing Member

    You make a great point. But my situation is my friend already works twilight and could use the extra money. The helpers here make 19/hr.
     
  6. Elmo.goes.to.prom

    Elmo.goes.to.prom Active Member

    Ours make $10/hr with a $75/week attendance bonus.
     
  7. BadIdeaGuy

    BadIdeaGuy Don't discriminate against blind preloaders

    Ours make $15/hr here, with no attendance bonus.
     
  8. OrioN

    OrioN double tap o da horn dooshbag

    Plus are seasonal workers being forced to pay initiation fees and dues (from what I read on another thread) ??? That is another deterrent.

    You can be a FedEx supplemental/ seasonal driver for way more than that
     
  9. Sheikyrbouti

    Sheikyrbouti New Member

    Well, as a seasonal helper just hired on I can say this, I was told I would get my $10.35/hr with $80/week attendance bonus. Now after only 1 paycheck I’m told sorry. We’ve decided to cut that bonus and just pay you $13/hr now. It’s a loss of money unless I work 31 hours or more a week. At 3 hours a day, that $80 boosted my hourly pay by $4 at least.
     
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  10. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    I say you quit and teach them a lesson. When you do make sure you mention how the bonus is the reason you're leaving, also you don't agree with 22.4s.
     
  11. Sheikyrbouti

    Sheikyrbouti New Member

    Lol and what is 22.4s?
     
  12. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    A lower paid driver.
     
  13. fussypucker

    fussypucker New Member

    22.4s are said to be the ultimate delivering machines, the chosen ones who make it their duty to ensure that the company profits enormously off of their labor, the ones who date single mothers, and most importantly, the ones who take their orders without question.
     
  14. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    A bonus just for showing up?
    How cute.
     
  15. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

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  16. fussypucker

    fussypucker New Member

    Sorry, I should have drank more before replying.