Not getting enough hours for full pension

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Moneythehardway, May 17, 2019.

  1. Moneythehardway

    Moneythehardway Active Member

    So what happens or what do you do when you are not getting enough hours to qualify for full pension? I was just going over the contract, I am part time, and it states we need at least 750 hours a year to get full pension credit for the year. Well where i work I and others average between 12 to 15 hours a week especially the unloaders as they are the first to go home. With an average of say 13 hours a week that's 676 hours for a full 52 weeks. Or even on the high end of 15 hours a week that equates to 780 hours for a full 52 weeks, so basically little to no room for error/days off. What do we do if there is no other work to do to get more hours to fulfill the minimum 750 hours (For parttimers) for full pension credit?
  2. Jkloc420

    Jkloc420 Well-Known Member

    you know you are guranteed 3 and half hours right
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  3. Demand your hours.
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  4. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

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  5. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    Riddle me this:
    Who do you think pays the PT pension?
    In my area it's the company.

    Connect the dots.
    Would the company actually stoop so low as to deprive a PT'er his pension by cutting his hours?

    Draw your own conclusions.
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  6. Peppermint Patty

    Peppermint Patty Cardboard Pusher

    Remember you should get a big bump during peak season which should put yourself past 750 hours to receive a full year of credit. 15 hours a week seems awful low. Are you in a very small building? Maybe you should sign up for extra work or switch to a different area inside your building to get yourself some more hours.
  7. Methods Man

    Methods Man Member

    If he’s low seniority there’s a good chance that he’s “on call” multiple days during the week, hence the low hours
  8. Dough99

    Dough99 Member

    Work more hours
  9. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member


    I’m ‘PT’ as a “TCD” and have over 900 already this year.
  10. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    If he asks for his 3.5 and works most of the time he won’t have any problem getting 750
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  11. PT Crazy

    PT Crazy Active Member

    Work five days a week 3.5 hours per shift. Don't take extra nights off. You will get your time in.
  12. Package Stick

    Package Stick "Send it."

    I get my 3.5 no problem.

    Sups tried to tell me they're doing me a favor letting me go home, I got the steward and they :censored2:ed off. Now I get 5 hours easy, just get yo steward.
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  13. Returntosender

    Returntosender Well-Known Member

    Since the raises they cutting hours all pt 4 max. You must do post sort. I anticipate they will cut your 5 to 4 once they hire and train more people in your qualifications area
  14. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Yeah. That $13/hr will have them lined up for a chance to work.
  15. Jkloc420

    Jkloc420 Well-Known Member

    they dont have to give you 5
  16. MarvelousMunata

    MarvelousMunata The Scapegoat With Attitude

    6 day punch?
    Double shifts?
    Id be tryna do everything i can to make sure i get them hours
  17. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    You are guaranteed 3.5 hours every time you report to work.
    Demand it.
    Enforce the contract
    Bury them in Grievances
    Management is the ENEMY
  18. Package Stick

    Package Stick "Send it."

    I'm double shifting, we can't get people. Half the night sort quit after the last rider got ratified, high seniority people are going on vacation. I've been getting 35-40 hours.

    We've got management whipped with grievances at the moment, they don't like paying sup working grievances here. A 30+ PTer on night files every time he sees a supervisor working, that's how he buys his rentals lol.