Market area adjustments?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Maplewood, Nov 7, 2019.

  1. Maplewood

    Maplewood Active Member

    I work in Seattle. Our peak drivers are now getting $30/hr. Im wondering if there are other areas paying even more to get drivers this year?
  2. Yeet

    Yeet Inbound, turnaround, go to town

    Wouldn’t surprise me. Part timers are getting weekly bonuses just for showing up on time.
  3. Brown287

    Brown287 Im not the Mail Man!

    We have MRA here in the Bay Area and rates are all over the place. $30 an hour is insane considering our new drivers start at $21.50. How’s that conversation in the am.
  4. rod

    rod #1 on Upstates "list"

    It wont be long now. The writing is on the wall.
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  5. KoennenTiger

    KoennenTiger Active Member

    We've had basically a zero day time from part time to go driver for about a year here.

    New drivers cover guys I'm finally getting to know. Part time for basically no time now. The part time guys I've known for a very long time, I ask them why not go driver? Why bother, they say, the new call of duty thing is just out. Do you play, they ask me?

    No I don't I have a pregnant wife at home and a mob of kids that scream, DAAAAAAD, when I get home. Climbing all over me until my next day, when they get up and climbing up I fight them off to go back to work again.

    They go home to call off duty. Wake up to..? You guys are here. What do you wake up to?
  6. sandwich

    sandwich The resident gearhead

    Dude, bag it before you tag it.
  7. Jones

    Jones fILE A GRIEVE! Staff Member

    I had a dream like that and I woke up screaming.
  8. Covemastah

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

    Yes , but the new drivers in progression have health insurance and a job still come January
  9. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    Just announced $19/hr for package handler for Carlisle PA with bus transportation.
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  10. Brown287

    Brown287 Im not the Mail Man!

    Wow that’s insane, not sure what the cost of living is like there but it’s got to be way better than our west here in California. We were told it’s due to our minimum wage which locally is $17.50 an hour and the fact that fast food places start you at $19 here.
  11. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    HEAVY warehouse competition. Many paying $16-18+/hr. Ask any feeder driver that drives through Carlisle area. Heck, there’s 3 Amazon warehouses in Carlisle... and they do attendance bonuses and giveaway electronics during peak.
  12. Heavy Package

    Heavy Package Well-Known Member

    UPS Twilight shuttle bus outside of Metro DC. We are ready for peak. Bring it on!

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