Nepotism at it's finest

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Misthios, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. Misthios

    Misthios I love my job. Don't you?

    We've hired a new driver in my center who happens to be the son of a big wig in IE. This guy since he has started has had his Orion changed and tweaked daily on his training route. His truck is loaded stop for stop perfectly with no exceptions. His dad is in our center every morning and after he gets back working on all these things to ensure he makes it. He even went as far as delivering 25 stops out of his personal vehicle this last Monday because his son was behind. I realize that's it's own separate issue. Now the rest of us cannot get this type of treatment much less even get IE to come fix our Orion issues without an act of God helping us out. Is there anything I can file to stop this? One it's wrong on so many levels and two he is setting this kid up for failure when he enters the real world of driving for UPS. We've asked him to fix our things but never does. I've spoken to management about it and my union steward is one foot out the door to retirement soon so he's no help. Central states supplemetal and local 135. If there is nothing I can do then do be it but I'm hopeful there is.
     
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  2. Old Man Jingles

    Old Man Jingles Rat out of a cage

    Trolls need love too! :love-very:
     
  3. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    Grieve him for doing bargaining unit work
     
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  4. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    So you aren't jealous your concerned about the future of his sons mental well being .
     
  5. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    He will be your new oncar sup in 30 days
     
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  6. Misthios

    Misthios I love my job. Don't you?

    Cool thank you
     
  7. Misthios

    Misthios I love my job. Don't you?

    No I could give two :censored2:s about the guy. I just don't want this kid set up for failure because that means another headache for other drivers.
     
  8. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    There is no such thing as a big wig in IE. I mean hell look at @FrigidFTSup
     
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  9. Misthios

    Misthios I love my job. Don't you?

    Maybe big wig wasn't the right way to say it but worked there 20 plus years and everyone knows him type of deal.
     
  10. Superteeth2478

    Superteeth2478 Active Member

    Just tell them to pound sand if they give you or anyone else crap about being overallowed and stuff. Tell them that your dad isn't the "IE big wig" and that you don't get special treatment that makes it look like you're doing okay when you're not, so they can suck a bag of rocks.
     
  11. Dough99

    Dough99 Member

    Plant some drugs in his car and call the cops!
     
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  12. Kanovic

    Kanovic My job is fun

    Suck the IE and get a good plan too?
     
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  13. rebel87

    rebel87 Member

    Sounds like East center.
     
  14. Yolo

    Yolo Active Member

    Just worry about yourself. It's much easier that way.
     
  15. UnconTROLLed

    UnconTROLLed perfection

    This is probably true.
     
  16. Misthios

    Misthios I love my job. Don't you?

    :censored2: I've been found. I'll be in the office tomorrow for sure
     
  17. Misthios

    Misthios I love my job. Don't you?

    Took drugs called cops then planted myself in his car. Did I do it right?
     
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  18. Misthios

    Misthios I love my job. Don't you?

    My poor knees can only take so much. Have you no mercy?
     
  19. Superteeth2478

    Superteeth2478 Active Member

    Two words: Knee pads.
     
  20. Article 3

    Article 3 Guest

    IF the newbie is qualified as a permanent hire they've set the standard for future drivers who try to qualify if you've documented the issue well.
    "Bring your Dad to work day" sounds fun.
    Just stand back and watch the handicapped newbie fail over and over in the future. It's not your problem. The company owns him now and when the newbie gets bumped on to multiple blind routes the handicap will then become the hemorrhoid.