High volume

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Brownslave688, Jul 12, 2019.

  1. Brownslave688

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

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  2. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    And peak sneaks up on them....




    EVERY....








    SINGLE....








    YEAR.
     
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  3. ThatBrownShirtGuy

    ThatBrownShirtGuy New Member

    Most of our building is running decent stop counts. I rarely go above 150.
     
  4. PT Crazy

    PT Crazy Active Member

    Slow in the Midwest!
     
  5. 728ups

    728ups offending people on the internet since 1995

    Anyone else filing over the use of Helpers? The contract is pretty clear Helpers are only used between from October 15 -January 15.
     
  6. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    Out here they need special dispensation from the teamsters to use them in the summer
     
  7. MattM

    MattM Member

    I think the only thing that’s clear is the pay rate.

    My area is struggling so bad that they are getting helpers from other buildings to come in. We have a new guy who’s been here two months already making top rate driver helping.

    This company makes no sense. They’re the same guys firing new drivers for the smallest infractions. Do they have money to burn? Let’s fire the guys making $19-$24, and scrounge up helpers making top rate.

    We’ve already been through 30 helpers. Only 2-3 continue to want to do it. Even top rate, the job sucks and you can’t get enough people. 90% would rather stick with their $13 doing a lot less work. Go figure
     
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  8. Brownslave688

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

    Next week is gonna be an absolute disaster
     
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  9. Brownslave688

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

    How bout 9.5? Lots of people filing on that too?
     
  10. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    How can you file on Helpers when Local 728 gives special permission to the company to use them during heavy days?
     
  11. Yeet

    Yeet Inbound, turnaround, go to town

    We are using them for prime. I have no problem with that either. Share the wealth.
     
  12. MattM

    MattM Member

    Not sure. I’m a airport worker. They never normally call us or have bid sheets. True desperate times. We have guys getting 25 hrs on one shift at my building , and helping another 20 at another building helping.

    Some new guys are making more than any 1-4 yr in progression driver.

    Drivers cannot be happy and those that do get help aren’t too excited their times are being cut. Unless they are on a 9.5 list, and a helper is their punishment.

    Not a lot of happy workers though. Many of the potential helpers can’t help out of their own building because their shift is active, thus calling other buildings for help. Everyone deserves a shot on that bid list imho.

    I agree. Share the wealth and don’t focus on what the next guy is making. But my area is weird. Drivers here don’t like knowing a guy hired in May is making the same as a 25 yr veteran.
     
  13. rod

    rod retired and happy

    We never had these kinds of problems back when I worked. Then again that was back when Men were Men.
     
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  14. Brownslave688

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

    Plus they make full scale right?
     
  15. Brownslave688

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

    Back when a heavy day was less than most drivers before lunch now
     
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  16. Future

    Future Victory Ride

    Yes ... trust me .... volume through the roof....wait till next week
     
  17. Brownslave688

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

    Feel your pain man. I had to work all week too
     
  18. KoennenTiger

    KoennenTiger Active Member

    Well now men can be women if they want plus we're going to give them free abortions. And you thought you were progressive :P
     
  19. rod

    rod retired and happy

    Men turning into women can be laughed at but women turning into men is down right scary.
     
  20. KoennenTiger

    KoennenTiger Active Member

    Are you talking crap about my ex wife?