Is there an Article and Section for this situation?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Drink Craft Beer, Aug 20, 2015.

  1. PT sup recently has been instructing a clerk (who does the re-wrapping of open packages and looks up residential addresses for correction purposes) to help DCAP at the end of the day in order to get the shift done sooner.

    The clerk is in a union, but not our bargaining union. She has no vote in the bargaining agreement but yet says she has to do what preload sup instructs her to do.

    I want to file but not sure what article and section this would fall under. Don't think I can turn in a grievance w/o an article and section numbers on it.
  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Is she displacing someone?
  3. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    What union is she in? Never heard of hourlies in different union working same job.
  4. No.

    She uses a computer that's set up beside the main DCAP computer.
  5. Not sure.

    Just know that it's not my local.
  6. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    So what's the issue?
  7. Wilson

    Wilson Active Member

    It doesn't matter what union she is in. Work as directed. There are no lines in between jobs that can't be crossed. Drivers can be instructed to load/unload/ sort/ rewrap/ sweep floors or dance around in a chicken suit outside the gate if they are so instructed. Don't like it file a grievance but you'll still be required to dance and cluck while you wait for your hearing.
  8. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    Book 8, Chapter 6, Section 7, Heading 5, Paragraph 3, Line 0, Phrase 9.
  9. Pretty sure I addressed that in my OP. You might want to re-read again or elaborate your response.
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  10. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    If she is not displacing anyone then what is the issue?
  11. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    If she has no vote, she is not in the union.

    I don't see where you have a case. Sounds like DCAP is nobody's job, so anyone can fill in when there is a need.
  12. By The Book

    By The Book Well-Known Member

    Sounds like she is an exception clerk who may be doing union work? Talk to your business agent(call your local) and explain the situation. Is this person on a start schedule? Do your homework, and make sure union work is only being done by the bargaining unit.
  13. DCAP is a semi-new preferred job that was posted for bid, before it initially got up an running and going on about 7yrs now.

    She's part of the group that works the counters for customer service. I'm personally told by her that they're in a union but not mine. The have seniority between the handful of themselves. If her job or any other counter job would open up......UPS wouldn't post it for bid because they hire from the outside for a single replacement.
  14. UPSGUY72

    UPSGUY72 Well-Known Member

  15. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Is she hot?
  16. hondo

    hondo promoted to mediocrity

    Look at Article 1 Section 2 of the National Master Agreement, for starters.