New England Region

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by newenglandyankee, Jan 3, 2019.

  1. newenglandyankee

    newenglandyankee New Member

    I am a part timer in a hub and wondering if we are allowed a second break between the 6th and 7th hour. Management said no but I think Contract states we are. Any input would be appreciated.
     
  2. UnconTROLLed

    UnconTROLLed perfection

    Yes the contract states that a part-timer working over six (6.0) hours will be eligible for a 10 minute break.

    Also, depending upon which state you are working in, you could also challenge that UPS is violating state laws. Massachusetts is six hours worked = 30 minutes unpaid lunch.
     
  3. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    My input would be to get a contract book and look it up. What the hell is wrong with this generation?!
     
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  4. Boston25

    Boston25 Active Member

    Yes you get a break between the 6th and 7th hour.
     
  5. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead My Senior Picture

    Which generation would be "this generation", in this instance???
     
  6. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    The dumb one.
     
  7. UnconTROLLed

    UnconTROLLed perfection

    upcoming layoffs should reduce the amount from the dumb generation
     
  8. Boston25

    Boston25 Active Member

    What's funny about my post?
     
  9. shawnie cochran

    shawnie cochran New Member

    there problem is having people like you be their guidance.
     
  10. notjrguy

    notjrguy New Member

    Their
     
  11. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    I don’t know, it’s surprising how dumb some of the senior drivers are
     
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  12. Benben

    Benben Working on a new degree, Masters in BS Detecting!

    He got it 1/2 right......partial credit?
     
  13. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    We just act dumb so the Company never asks us to do anything.
     
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  14. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    Very good.

    You seem to know what Supplement you're under and what the language says.

    Now, take the next step and file a grievance and get your break.
     
  15. The Range

    The Range In too deep

    A break or a second break? Management will read and interpret the last line to mean part-timers only get a 10-minute break after 6 hours worked.

    Article 64

    There will be two (2) ten (10) minute break periods each workday,
    ten (10) minutes in the A.M. between the second (2nd) and third
    (3rd) hours and ten (10) minutes in the P.M. between the sixth (6th)
    and seventh (7th) hours. Part-time employees working on a shift
    greater than six (6.0) hours or area practice will be eligible for a ten
    (10) minute break.
     
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  16. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    Not worded very well, is it?

    We know it means PT employees get a 10 minute break between the 2nd and 3rd hour, then an additional 10 minute break if they work more than 6 hours, but the actual wording doesn't necessarily say that, does it?
     
  17. UnconTROLLed

    UnconTROLLed perfection

    NE supplement
     
  18. Maplewood

    Maplewood Active Member

    They owe you 10 minutes of overtime for everyday you worked the required hours to get the second break. You should really have your agent file an et-al grievance for the whole sort. The company hates writing those checks znd you will get your breaks in the future. No big deal at all if the Drivers leave 10 min later.
     
  19. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    Correct. Article 64.