drug testing policy

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by steve austin, Apr 29, 2015.


    FLOSSTIN_LTR472 New Member

    Does anybody know the policies on drug testing for package car drivers and loaders? If a driver is involved in an accident are they drug tested and if so is it "one and done" if you fail? If a loader what are grounds to drug test?
  2. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Guest

    Use the search function
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  3. wage EARNER

    wage EARNER Member

    Do yourself and your co-workers a favor and STOP coming in to work stoned. Yes, the rest of us can tell when you're F-ed up. And yes, marijuana does affect your behavior and ability to work, even the next day.
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  4. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    The policy for drug testing is found in the master agreement
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  5. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Feeder drivers are subject to random testing.

    Package car drivers are tested for cause, usually after an accident or if they come in to work and something isn't quite right.
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  6. tacken

    tacken Active Member

    Years ago in a accident. Manger comes out you ok now back to work..

    1BROWNWRENCH Amateur Malthusian

    Mechanics are subject to "random" testing as well. Strangely, it seems to happen after vacation or a prolonged absence.
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  8. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    More so in states like Oregon and Colorado?
  9. I wish there was an easy way to avoid having worrying about this kind of stuff.
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    1BROWNWRENCH Amateur Malthusian

    Dunno about Oregon. Maybe in the future.
  11. burrheadd

    burrheadd Creepy pervert

    There is
    Stay Away from Drugs
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    1BROWNWRENCH Amateur Malthusian

    I just resent the degrading stuff we do to keep a good job.
  13. box_beeyotch

    box_beeyotch Well-Known Member

    Have clean piss and it won't matter.
  14. scooby0048

    scooby0048 This page left intentionally blank

    Drivers I can understand but maybe if UPS would allow the mechanics to get high, meth out, and trip balls, we might actually get some trucks fixed! Hell, I'll even provide the snacks
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  15. When it's to keep people safe you have to take different measures.

    I get drug tested a couple times a year at my other job. It's not degrading. Pee in a cup and go home.
  16. retiredTxfeeder

    retiredTxfeeder cap'n crunch

    As a feeder driver, I got random tested about 2 times a year. Every couple of years they make us blow in a breathalyzer as well. And yeah, they catch drivers with alcohol in their system.
  17. UPS4Life

    UPS4Life Active Member

    I had a drug test couple months after I started driving then the next month caught me as I started with another then had to do a breathalyzer. Caught me off guard since I didn't have to the month before but I know the driving gig I have, no chance is worth the risk.
  18. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah


    1BROWNWRENCH Amateur Malthusian

    You really would want to drive something worked on by someone on drugs? You have a lot to learn about being a mechanic.

    1BROWNWRENCH Amateur Malthusian

    I can also assure you the mechanics are doing the best they can with the hand they are dealt. Shall I start in on low quality, abusive driving which adds to my already overwhelming workload?
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