How serious are you about your NO vote?

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by R6acer, Oct 12, 2018.

  1. R6acer

    R6acer New Member

    Ok I don’t post much but read a lot. There is a majority of UPsers who feel betrayed by Hoffa’s actions. I have seen petitions online and members at our gates getting signatures to try to enforce the vote. This morning it hit me that this won’t change the mind of man who has his set already. But us as members feel betrayed, so what are we going to do about it? Bitch, moan, and complaining? Hope someone saves us? Well I asked a few members this morning about an idea I had and they liked it so I’ll test it here. This is what I came up with...let’s the no vote members start a go fund me to fund an employment attorneys office to investigate Hoffa and his administration to see if they have broken any laws in this negotiation. Let’s apply pressure out of our own pocket. If each no vote member donated 20$ we could easily get over 1 million. I have started looking into DC attorneys but is this something we are interested in?
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  2. R6acer

    R6acer New Member

    Also once this gets going think of the media attention that Teamsters members are hiring their own representatives to investigate the union and Hoffa. That would cause some serious change.
  3. Start it up. See what happens?
  4. R6acer

    R6acer New Member

    I’m looking into it. Doing research this weekend and calls Monday.
  5. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    I would google to see if there are any past actions like this in any union. Hoffa is an attorney so am pretty sure he is standing on firm ground but maybe if you caused enough trouble and the media gets on board , you never know.
  6. Mr.Blonde

    Mr.Blonde Active Member

    Id pitch 1000 doll hairs in immediately.
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  7. noazrk

    noazrk Union Steward

    I would pitch in for that!
  8. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    you guys could also call a wildcat strike. now that would get people's attention.
  9. zubenelgenubi

    zubenelgenubi Well-Known Member

    What about just going to the NLRB? I would have to research more about the subject, but it seems like the union failed to properly represent the membership. They negotiated the best contract they could, for themselves, certainly not for us.

    I would like to have someone look into the conduct of the negotiating committee throughout the whole process. It seems like there are plenty of politically driven folks in leadership positions that would pounce all over any sign of misconduct. So, either they are too weak to actually do anything meaningful, or, as twisted as it sounds, there really has been no misconduct.

    Going forward, I know for myself that the Union does not have any interest in properly representing me. I was never planning on sticking around for a full career, and this contract simply gives me extra motivation to move on as soon as possible.

    Having said all that, count me in. I'd toss in 20 bucks if it had any chance at all of giving union leadership even the slightest of heartburn.
  10. a911scanner

    a911scanner Active Member

    Post the link. Money sent. I'll inform others.
  11. hellfire

    hellfire no one considers UPS people."real" Teamsters.-BUG

    That’s one of the dumbest ideas that I’ve seen here . It’s getting ridiculous
  12. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    You got any better ideas?
  13. a911scanner

    a911scanner Active Member

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  14. hellfire

    hellfire no one considers UPS people."real" Teamsters.-BUG

    You go ahead and send your 20 bucks
  15. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    I’ll use my teamster attorney....oh wait...
  16. browndevil

    browndevil Well-Known Member

    If Hoffa and Taylor didn't enforce the Constitution, THAT would be breaking the law. Do yourself a favor and save your time and money and work to change the language in 2021. They are only doing what they are obligated to do. Ask Sean O'brien, he was in the room with them
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  17. Hadjabear

    Hadjabear Member

    Better call the cops then, because they didn't do that last contract with the supplements.
  18. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut Proud Deplorable

  19. Foamer Pyle

    Foamer Pyle Active Member

    A better idea is every employee demand they want out of the union, and their dues stopped. That doesn’t cost anyone a penny, and will get their attention real quick.
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  20. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    You don’t have any idea what you’re babbling on about