Driver pay for driver helper?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by novadriver, Nov 11, 2014.

  1. novadriver

    novadriver Active Member

    I'm a driver but they want to learn me a new route so they made me a driver helper today for 4hrs. Do i get driver pay and guaranteed 8hrs? I already clocked in on diad 9am start time as a driver not helper.
  2. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Why not ask your steward?
  3. novadriver

    novadriver Active Member

    hes running a route right now. ima talk to him after... How long does it take to get paid for grieved hours?
  4. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Couple of weeks in my experience.
  5. novadriver

    novadriver Active Member

    oh well, i guess ill be happy i get a easy day.. i just hope im not getn paid 10hr
  6. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    Depends on the local.
    Been more than 18 months and still waiting for grievances submitted to 767
  7. Brownslave688

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

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  8. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Right....which is why I said, in my experience.
  9. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Or call Mom. I'm sure she can unload with both barrels on the center manager.
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  10. shortmanups

    shortmanups New Member

    Been getting sent out as a driver helper and I get driver pay. So I don't mind

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  11. chris9834

    chris9834 Member

    Don't know if your union is different from the 1 im in but if your f.t. then you get paid the same rate regardless what your doing. In my situation im T.C.D. and they paid me 10 a hr and 1 check paid me 8.50 a hr when I was a helper I asked steward and filed a grievence they gave me a pay adjustment by next payday just look at your check, and go from there in my area they still have to pay me T.C.D. driver pay...Now just waiting on my penalty pay lol.
  12. RonBurgandy??????????

    RonBurgandy?????????? God is Great, beer is good , People are crazy.

    Yep. Driver pay for being a helper ,if you are a driver. I love it when this happens. I've done it a handful of times over the years.
  13. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    I thought if you were forced to be a helper then you were paid as a driver. But if you volunteer to be a helper then you only get helper pay.

    I could be wrong though.
  14. Shift Inhibit

    Shift Inhibit He who laughs last didn't get it.

    did you put pay code as 05 or 06? if 05 you got paid for actual work hours (4hrs) . if 06 , you got paid 8hrs for working 4
  15. Austin.Was.My.Hero

    Austin.Was.My.Hero quod erat demonstrandum

    Please tell me you were being silly when you said this.

    "want to learn me"

  16. box_beeyotch

    box_beeyotch Well-Known Member

    If we are used as a helper because we are extra, are we still entitled to our 8 hours though?. Technically, I suppose that's considered a layoff.
  17. Brownslave688

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

    yeah I was like my 80 year old grandpa is the only person that says let me learn you something.
  18. novadriver

    novadriver Active Member

    yes i was trying to be funny lol
  19. novadriver

    novadriver Active Member

    Im a helper again today, start at 1130am.. 6.59 hrs.. at driver pay... the driver i help drives like a madman.. hope i make it home alive and in one piece.
  20. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    That's what they make seatbelts for.