How would a layoff work?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by MrSexyUPSman, Apr 5, 2020.

  1. MrSexyUPSman

    MrSexyUPSman New Member

    Between a part time Air driver who's been here for 5 years and a Full time driver whos been with the company for 3 years , i guess the full time driver would go 'bye be' 1st?
     
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  2. Wontmake9.5

    Wontmake9.5 My job is fun

    From what I hear and our stewards told us. It’s based on company seniority. Doesn’t matter who is full time or part time. That’s is also if they do a full building lay-off. But I could also be wrong so don’t take what I seriously bc I don’t even work there.
     
  3. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut Proud Deplorable

    Um.
    No.
     
  4. zubenelgenubi

    zubenelgenubi Well-Known Member

    They aren't going to lay off a full time ground driver to have an a part time air driver do a route. Sorry.
     
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  5. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    He would bump the most junior employee.
     
  6. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    FT have to be laid off 5 consecutive days before they can bump inside/PT.

    They also have the option to bump 2 shifts to get their 8hr guarantee.
     
  7. Yolo

    Yolo Active Member

    They have different jobs...
     
  8. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    I cant ever remember layoffs at UPS other that some newbie a week or so after peak. It things get that bad we are all screwed.
     
  9. KOG72

    KOG72 I’m full of it

    Well the 1200.00 checks should start rolling in pretty soon could be peak season in April.
     
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  10. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    Depends on whether the air driver is really a sexy UPS man or more of a Gollum from The Lord of the Rings looking guy like BC’s favorite Canadian.
     
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  11. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    PT'ers are bottom feeders. FT trumps them in every way when it comes to bumpy bump.
     
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  12. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Not in the Central Region Supplement.
     
  13. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    That sucks.
     
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  14. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    I think it is great. The young guys need to pay their dues.
     
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  15. Zowert

    Zowert Active Member

    Yup, happening here. Downtown is practically shut down. So many routes are just... Gone.
     
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  16. BigUnionGuy

    BigUnionGuy Got the T-Shirt


    How so ?

    Layoff language, is by seniority in the classification.


    A part-time employee can't bump a full-timer in a layoff situation.

    Maybe.... you have negotiated a better deal ?
     
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  17. BadIdeaGuy

    BadIdeaGuy Coronavirus? What coronavirus?

    Nobody is gonna take the bait with this guy's username?
    Really?

    @Indecisi0n ???
     
  18. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    Everyone worried about layoffs, same people are worried about getting a day off today.
     
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  19. Jones

    Jones fILE A GRIEVE! Staff Member

    Or in the Atlantic.
     
  20. Jones

    Jones fILE A GRIEVE! Staff Member

    Pretty sure he's saying that a laid-off FT driver can't bump a PTer who has more company seniority. That's how it is here, you can bump back to PT but only if you have more company seniority than the people you are bumping.