Feeder School

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by NextDayAir, Nov 4, 2019.

  1. NextDayAir

    NextDayAir Member

    Does anyone know if Feeder School is paid time? A sup told me that it was not paid. That’s going to make life a bit difficult if it is indeed unpaid.
     
  2. scooby0048

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    If UPS is sending you, it's paid.
     
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  3. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    Lol!!
     
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  4. Yeet

    Yeet Inbound, turnaround, go to town

    And if it’s in house, the first week is unpaid. Second week is paid. I wonder how many times this exact question has been answered here?
     
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  5. NextDayAir

    NextDayAir Member

    Is Feeder school 2 weeks total?
     
  6. Jones

    Jones fILE A GRIEVE! Staff Member

    It is here.
     
  7. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Make sure you get your buffet voucher from sup before you go .
     
  8. Johney

    Johney Well-Known Member

    Not here. 1st week you eat 2nd is paid.
     
  9. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    Check your local supplement.

    I am in Central. I was paid for my non-productive week. I would have forfeited that pay if I did not make the feeder list and if I quit before my 3 year commitment.
     
  10. BigUnionGuy

    BigUnionGuy Got the T-Shirt


    Yep.

    Non-productive week, and then a (paid) productive week pulling loads.


    After that:

    "Upon completion of tractor-trailer school, the Employer will determine whether the employee is qualified to drive tractor-trailers and whether the employee will be placed on the qualified list. When an employee is placed on the qualified list he/she shall be compensated forty (40) hours at the appropriate straight time hourly rate."

    https://teamster.org/sites/default/files/ups18centralregionsupp.pdf



    -Bug-
     
  11. scooby0048

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    Once again, the consistency of UPS strikes again. I am in Central and like Barnyard mentioned below, we get paid.

     
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  12. quad decade guy

    quad decade guy Active Member

    And does anyone really know why it's unpaid? You are paid to "try pkg car"...right? And as critical of

    folks are for "working" off the clock, why this?
     
  13. Because you are getting a free CDL. Go to school and find out how much it costs.
     
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  14. currahee

    currahee Active Member

    I guess i lucked out. Ups sent me to an outside company for 2 weeks . They paid 5K for school. They also paid me 40 hours each week i was there. I'm in Massachusetts.
     
  15. Johney

    Johney Well-Known Member

    I had heard once that they changed it to unpaid to weed out the people who were on the fence, but still went to two or three days, maybe the week and bailed out. People looking for a paid week away from package. Not sure if it's why or not.
     
  16. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    I believed they stopped paying for the week for this very reason . Guys would sign up, go out for the week then drop out. Then repeat the process over and over again .
     
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  17. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    Not in the 177. They pay for the schooling, but we are not paid wages to go to school.
     
  18. FeederHippo

    FeederHippo New Member

    When I went to feeder school the first week was paid at minimum wage, and the second week was paid at regular wage. Once I completed doubles training, I received a retro check for the first week of schooling. So basically, got paid 10 bucks an hour, but once actually becoming a feeder driver, I got back paid back the difference between minimum wage and top rate.
     
  19. Grey

    Grey Active Member

    What’s more difficult between feeder school and integrad?
     
  20. quad decade guy

    quad decade guy Active Member


    Not true.