Peak 2019 bonuses

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by WorkingAsDirected, Oct 31, 2019.

  1. Siveriano

    Siveriano Active Member

    The only bonus ill get are my Grievances.....
     
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  2. Yolo

    Yolo Active Member

    It's sad to say but some locals have drained entire paychecks on seasonals and new hires. UPS has to do something to get people in the door. As far as I know all the greviances filed on this in the past years went nowhere. Cant hurt to try again.
     
  3. Brown287

    Brown287 Im not the Mail Man!

    Here in my neck of the woods we have an MRA (Market Rate Adjustment) that starts our part timers at $17.50. Just north of me they start at $20. Starting probably 5 or 6 years ago it just became nearly impossible to attract anywhere near the amount of peak help we needed locally.

    The solution seems to be bonuses and charter busses. We bus people in from as far away as 2 1/2 hours and in some cases offer lodging.

    New division manager seems to be against busses and believes all employees can be sourced locally. Right....welcome to NorCal jack wagon!!!
     
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  4. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Unbelievable! Bussing and labor camps.
     
  5. Brown287

    Brown287 Im not the Mail Man!

    I’m not sure I’d refer to it as a labor camp but yeah you’re not too far off. Lol
     
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  6. bowhnterdon

    bowhnterdon Active Member

    Started in ‘83 at $8, learned the sort and went to $9
     
  7. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    I know of guys that started in 2003 at $8/hr and stayed there because preload was no longer considered a skilled position.
     
  8. Package Stick

    Package Stick "Send it."

    These people stay because of insurance. The pension is of no matter to the "lower PT workers".

    What have the 'Teamsters' become?


    This is a bigger problem than we think it is.


    It's not Amazon we have to think about, it's our own "members".
     
  9. WorkingAsDirected

    WorkingAsDirected Active Member

  10. zubenelgenubi

    zubenelgenubi Well-Known Member

  11. Yolo

    Yolo Active Member

    58 hours instead of 59.99?
     
  12. zubenelgenubi

    zubenelgenubi Well-Known Member

    We can't get helpers. I foresee the 70 hr rule being implemented in our center.
     
  13. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

  14. rod

    rod retired and happy

    2B39B068-845C-4E0C-A832-1059DF2FA8D6.jpeg You should have worked back in 1990-1992
     
  15. Justaloader

    Justaloader Member

    Crazy - the loader, unloader, beltperson made more than the new hires do now. I started in August and don't make 16 bucks an hour.
     
  16. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    Those were people hired prior to 1982 so these were wages for those employed 10 years or longer.
     
  17. Justaloader

    Justaloader Member

    Ah...I see! (said the blind man) Had I actually read all of the document, instead of just glancing at it while drinking my morning cup of coffee, I would have noticed that. I'll take that one on the chin - my mistake!
     
  18. Justaloader

    Justaloader Member

    The seasonal PVD's - ad says "up to $30 an hour" - what determines that rate? If they start offering referral bonuses in my hub, I know a few people that might be interested - but I need to be able to give them a firm number. I don't want to say "it pays $30 bucks an hour" only to find out that they won't be making anywhere near that, and subsequently thinking that I lied to them. Anyone know?
     
  19. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    That is cool but I don't think it was going on in a lot of locations. Definitely not in this neck of the woods.
     
  20. BrownMonk

    BrownMonk Old fart Package Car Driver

    I would guess that this should have been addressed in the Union/ management peak meeting that the Locals have.