Getting moved off bid route, what can I do?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by UPSER110, Feb 24, 2015.

  1. UPSER110

    UPSER110 Active Member

    I finally got a route this year which only runs a few times a week. Tomorrow I looked at the board and they have a cover driver with less seniority than me on my bid route. They have me on a junk route that I've never ran and looks like I only know 25% of.

    What can I do about this?? I looked in the contract trying to find something about being moved off a bid route, but no luck. It just really irritates me because I am going to think about this all night knowing I'm going to be on a route blind.
  2. DumbTruckDriver

    DumbTruckDriver Allergic to cardboard.

    Get to work early and raise hell!
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  3. Gumby

    Gumby *

    File a grievance. Or call off.
  4. Richard Harrow

    Richard Harrow Deplorable.

    If it is a bid route that you won, they cannot just remove you from it.
  5. RonBurgandy??????????

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

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  6. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Or run the other route and :censored2: their eyeballs out. Bet they won't move him again.

    Throw in a few late airs and a couple of missed. The center manager will be happy.
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  7. UPSER110

    UPSER110 Active Member

    Yes it is my route, where does it say anything that they cant move me from it?? I will file I just need to know what to put.

    Yeah I just dont want to even run it, I will seriously bring 60 stops back because I have no idea where the roads are
  8. snl blue

    snl blue New Member

    Is it a training route? If it is I think they can do that.
  9. govols019

    govols019 You smell that?

    A training route would be in every day of the week.
  10. Brownslave688

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

    I was gonna say man i would work every bit of 12+ I promise u that. I'm
  11. Brownslave688

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

    That's awesome.

    Let them know in the morning that they will have missed. Update every hour. After 6 pm update every half hour.

    Embrace the stupid and this job can still be fun.
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  12. RonBurgandy??????????

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

    Negative. Maybe in your center. Not in many.

    CHALLY9TX Active Member

    What supplement are you under?
  14. 3 done 3 to go

    3 done 3 to go In control of my own destiny

    You need to ask your Stewart if it is a training route. If it is they can bump you to train on. Not for a driver who is already qualified. Your bid route, not a training route. Say NO! They cant just move you unless its dire to complete the days dispatch. You still need to agree to move off
  15. Brownslave688

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

    In all honesty here is what I would do.

    Show up really early grab board punch in. Disappear until just before start time. When they tell you you're running something else ask for a steward.
  16. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    Something like this is currently going on with me. I had another bid route for the last 4 years and recently bid to another route in our biannual bid process. 3 weeks ago I was ripped from my old route and thrown on my new one. Now the last two days I have been forced to run my old route because the new driver has been sick. I am not happy about it, one bit.

    My biggest problem with it is that over the 4 years that i had the route only part time cover drivers covered the route when I was off. Never once was a bid route driver pulled off their route to run it. But now all of a sudden they find it acceptable to move me off my new route to fill the gaps. In our Supplemental Agreement we have this language built in:

    Now my management team is trying to play games and say that they have until the end of April to "assign" me to my new route. But myself and three stewards are in agreement that they already "assigned" me to my new route three weeks ago when they moved me and trained me on the new one. So in return I told them, fine, but don't expect me to be in a hurry to get this route done. And then expect me to file 9.5 grievances on top of it. Either way a grievance will be given out of this, if not two.
  17. Gumby

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    I'd we get pulled off our bid route 5 times in a year,we get 2 hours penalty pay.
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  18. gman042

    gman042 Been around the block a few times

    Because you have senority on this driver that is scheduled on your bid route, bump him off. It is your route. You cannot be removed unless it is voluntary.
  19. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Now, a low life jack wagon, and still loving it.

    Isn't there also language about a lower seniority driver not being able to run your route when you are forced to another?
  20. RonBurgandy??????????

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

    You are able to follow your bid route work language.