Full time lay off options

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by AirportCafe, May 31, 2018.

  1. AirportCafe

    AirportCafe New Member

    I’m a full time package driver but the lowest in seniority and work has slowed down so there are no routes for me.. I’ve been working both preload and sort to get my 8.. we have 2 part time air routes every day and I’m being told I can’t take either one because it’s strictly for air drivers only. I thought as a full timer I could bump any lower seniority in any classification. Can anyone clarify that to be true
  2. Ghost in the Darkness

    Ghost in the Darkness Well-Known Member

    They only have to guarantee 8. Here its double shifting the preload and local sort if you choose to come inside. I think I was given the option to double shift once for a week early on as a FTer and chose to drive hoping to maybe have some days off. I drove everyday. Other supplementals may differ though.
  3. eats packages

    eats packages Why won't the door close?

    nice question.
    No clue. Might be that the air routes are bids. Your inside seniority is not the max when you bump down, I believe it is pt years+ ft years×2.
  4. swing_drv

    swing_drv Member

    No you can't bump, them air routes are on a separate bid list.
  5. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    The language is in your regional supplement. In the central it says you can bump the most junior employee in any center.
  6. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Find the laziest driver in the center, learn his route then ask him if he wants to go home everyday.
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  7. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    center manager is way ahead of you. Those clowns get a call every morning.
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  8. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    And then the driver wonders why his route gets cut 2-3 times a week. Idiots.
  9. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    This. Plenty of drivers who would love to have somebody available to cover their routes when they want to go home. Which, if I were OP, I’d prefer over trying to double shift in the building.

    Ask out loud right before PCM who wants to let you become their cover guy and watch the FOBs fly in your direction.
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  10. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

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  11. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    We all been there before.
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    HEFFERNAN Huge Member

    It's June 1
    Summer vacation coverage starts
    You get to work over any casual driver hired.
    Enjoy your next 3 months of delivering.

    HEFFERNAN Huge Member

  14. brown_trousers

    brown_trousers Well-Known Member

    You cant bump just ANY person with lower seniority, you can only bump the LOWEST seniority person.
  15. He should ask @Future
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  16. Staydryitsraining

    Staydryitsraining Active Member

    You cant bump air drivers. You can double shift and drive saturday to get your ft rate for the week.