Pulled from route

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by NextDayAir, Sep 11, 2019.

  1. NextDayAir

    NextDayAir Member

    I could swear that I saw verbiage in the new contract saying something along the lines of if you are pulled from your route to cover another that you were entitled to a 2hr pay compensation added to whatever you worked that day. I have my own route and am not a coverage driver.
  2. NextDayAir

    NextDayAir Member

    Does anyone know this to be true at all?
  3. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    Then why are you pulled from your route
  4. I think it has to be aft a couple of times (but yes you file every time they do that)
  5. Wrong

    Wrong :))

    Fake news.
  6. NextDayAir

    NextDayAir Member

    We are 8 drivers short in my center and I know the area that they needed to be covered very well. The new coverage drivers do not. Or so management says
  7. NextDayAir

    NextDayAir Member

    It’s been more than several dozen times and sometimes for 2 weeks at a time. Been at this center only 7 months and was trying to accommodate and help out but it’s well past annoying at this point.
  8. Send them out blind. They will learn
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  9. NextDayAir

    NextDayAir Member

  10. Or if they pull you off, just drop anchor.
  11. rod

    rod #1 on Upstates "list"

    wow--They are walking all over you guys now---sad
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  12. NextDayAir

    NextDayAir Member

    Do you know if that 2 hr pay compensation is true or not? Wouldn’t mind making a couple extra bucks for dealing with the BS
  13. BrownArmy

    BrownArmy Well-Known Member

    Not where I am.

    But my local contract mandates an hour lunch.

  14. It's true. We have had it here in our local language for awhile but it's after 3 times.
    Not sure what the wording is in the national to be honest with you

    But anyways file every time
  15. NextDayAir

    NextDayAir Member

    Thanks. I’ll be filing tomorrow
  16. Good job
  17. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Then I’d come in hours later than the new drivers would have blind.
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  18. BrownArmy

    BrownArmy Well-Known Member

    I’m a career cover driver in a center with 120 routes.

    When they send me out on the BLIND these days, I’m all about SAFETY and SERVICE.

    Safety, obviously.

    NDA, first.

    Next, Follow EDD (lol).

    Continue to follow EDD until lunch, take lunch.

    After lunch, message center about business savers in the 7000 and 8000 sections.

    At this point, it’s 1400, you’re definitely going to need help with business.

    Also, haven’t touched a house yet, running straight business; the failures are starting to cascade.

    Call for help with an OV/70.

    Rinse, repeat.
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  19. Rack em

    Rack em First to worst!

    Not your problem what the other drivers know. You bid a route then that is your route! Management needs to do their damn job and train their employees. File for harassment on top of penalty pay.
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  20. Rack em

    Rack em First to worst!

    PERFECT! I wish the cover guys in my center were like you. Everyone in my center are pusillanimous lil bitches and are too scared to make management mad so they run their asses off every day lol.