Local 63/Ontario Feeder Dropping 1 year safe driving?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Dttocs, Aug 1, 2019.

  1. Dttocs

    Dttocs Member

    has anyone heard or know of anyone with less then 1-year safe driving in package going to feeder. Heard that Ontario CA need a bunch of feeder drivers and they are considering dropping the one-year safe driving
     
  2. brostalss

    brostalss Well-Known Member

    Haven't heard a thing
     
  3. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut Dumpster, INABAG

    They have waived that requirement at my building in the past. Only for newbie package car drivers that didn’t have a year of service yet, not anyone who actually had an accident in the past year.
     
  4. 104Feeder

    104Feeder Phoenix Feeder

    We are almost on our secondary list in AZ, so that's p/t who won't have accrued any safe driving.
     
  5. Johney

    Johney Well-Known Member

    That's what they did in Jacksonville Fla.
     
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  6. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    We have one Bid List up for Feeder School for part timers and a separate list for full full timers.
     
  7. Johney

    Johney Well-Known Member

    Stay outta the feeder threads it's for the big boys.
    Edit:38 waist or larger.
     
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  8. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    A lot of them are a bigger in the wrong way.
     
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  9. Mycow

    Mycow Member

    I heard that they are taking ppl with less then a year of safe driving. I also heard that they are calling ppl that got dqed to come back
     
  10. Yeet

    Yeet Inbound, turnaround, go to town

    Yes they did. We need to get to 700 drivers, we are at 500.
     
  11. 104Feeder

    104Feeder Phoenix Feeder

    What bothers me is now we aren't going to be getting people with that base of package driving. Package drivers go through a maturity phase, and I'd rather it happen there than in Feeders where the costs can be much greater. It will be interesting to see how this all plays out.
     
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  12. BlackCat

    BlackCat Active Member

    They are pulling guys from my center who are still going through wage progression.

    I see we are starting to get our first batch of 22.4's now.
     
  13. 104Feeder

    104Feeder Phoenix Feeder

    I guess on the positive side we are going to have drivers who haven't been abused in Package. I guess it's up to all of us to see that they "get it" and become the kind of Teamsters that have kept this company strong and profitable for 112 years. I'm having flashbacks of when they switched from hiring almost exclusively out of colleges and went to DES...
     
  14. Covemastah

    Covemastah And the Reign Of Terror Continues!! Pats # 6 !!!

    I see that all the time !!
     
  15. Driverwithabeard572

    Driverwithabeard572 New Member

    Heard once they hit a certain number they can start hiring off the streets again!
     
  16. Bigchiledriver

    Bigchiledriver New Member

    Is there any truth for ups to hire guys of the streets? Is Ontario in that much of a need for drivers?
     
  17. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Well-Known Member

    Some of the best drivers we have ever had have been off the street hires.
     
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  18. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    Yes- because their time clock is hanging under the center manager's desk. Lol.
     
  19. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    It really can go any direction. You can hire drivers off the street that have been out there thirty years that can barely manage to hook up to a trailer let alone a set. On the other hand- you can get a new guy that is able to learn the equipment very quickly. I definitely understand what you are saying though. Pretty scary what we've witnessed the last few years.
     
  20. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    Like me.
    Not you though.