Question on Union and dues.

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by B-Daz, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. BryantheLion

    BryantheLion I leef deengs up n boot dem down

    I just got my paycheck and it sucked (Don't get paid for holidays until I complete my year >.<). Anyway, the Union has taken away a total of $250 from me so far and it stated on my last check $230. (This check would make it $250), but on the pay stub it starts off as, as if they only taken away $20 all together.

    Do I have to start all over again and pay them $20 until it equals $320? Or will $20 stop being deducted once I reach the $320 mark..well until next year when they start taking away again.
  2. govols019

    govols019 You smell that?

    Taking away? Do you think they are stealing from you?
  3. drewed

    drewed Shankman

    Your going to have money taken out while youre union at UPS whether its a certain percentage of money out of your wage or a set amount its going to continue...As for your intiation fee, keep records and make sure you hit the 320 mark if you continue to get it take out after that make sure you tell your sup and BA in writing, yea UPS technically has money taken out because theyre writing the check but they take out based on what the local says is due
  4. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    The most recent check that you received is the first one for 2009 so all deductions will have been reset to zero and will reflect only those amounts deducted on that check. I wouldn't worry about it but do keep an eye on it just to make sure.
  5. ol'browneye

    ol'browneye Active Member

    B-Daz, from this and your other thread it looks like you don't like paying union dues and initiation fees and you want to get a raise by brown-nosing and kissing :censored2:! Go work for FED-EX!
  6. BryantheLion

    BryantheLion I leef deengs up n boot dem down

    I dont mind the fees at all. I thought once I reach the $320, the union will stop taking away $20 from every pay check until next year. And now that you mentioned Fed-Ex, I'm going to apply there soon. No, I won't be leaving UPS, I would hope to work for both of them.
  7. drewed

    drewed Shankman

    its a conflict of interest its one or the other.....
  8. evilleace

    evilleace Member

    You won't be able to work at both unless you keep it a secret had a guy in my hub who had to quit his rural route at the post office when he was hired as a pre-loader like drewed said conflict of interest.
  9. BryantheLion

    BryantheLion I leef deengs up n boot dem down

    I honestly can't work at both without it being a problem?
  10. drewed

    drewed Shankman

    Exactly without even knowing it, you know priporitary (sp?) and confidential about where you work. it is a problem just like you cant work at mcds and bk or jcpenney and sears at the same time its a major issue for both companies

    HEFFERNAN Huge Member

    It's like working at McDonalds and Burger King !
    Firestone and Goodyear
    Kinkos and UPSstore
    Staples and OfficeDepot
    HomeDepot and Lowes

    First of all, you would have to put UPS down as a job on the application, and even if you don't, they are going to use your social security number which can give away your current job.
    Secondly, how would you have the time? What if one company needed you while you were scheduled to be at the other one?

    Plus, they could accuse you of sabotaging if you did something wrong.

    I guess you can quit UPS if FedEx hired you, I'm sure they would want verification of that in writing.
  12. BryantheLion

    BryantheLion I leef deengs up n boot dem down

    They're hiring package handlers (Exactly what I do now at UPS), the hours are completely seperated. UPS never needs me other than the days I already work. The most I was "needed" was during peak season on a Sunday. Even then, I wasn't forced, I just wanted more money -.-
  13. drewed

    drewed Shankman

    Still cant do it buddy
  14. gandydancer

    gandydancer New Member

    Sez you? He can only be fired for causes specified in the contract, or he has a failure-to-represent cause of action against the Union. I don't know of any non-compete clause in the contract, except in the retirement provisions.
  15. gandydancer

    gandydancer New Member

    That doesn't sound right. My check was dated 12/31 and all the YTDs were for 2008 (hours thru 12/27).
  16. dilligaf

    dilligaf IN VINO VERITAS

    Your wrong Drew. We had a driver that was out on disability and was trying to get her job back. The company was fighting it. She was out for 2 yrs and had to find other work. She went to work for Fedex until she got her job back here.

    HEFFERNAN Huge Member

    But I think we are talking about working at both jobs at the same time, which is what the original poster wants to do.

    It looks like that driver's experience caught the eye of one of Fed-Ex's "independant contractors" :happy2:
  18. dilligaf

    dilligaf IN VINO VERITAS

    I started to address that Heff but then changed my mind. I know our driver didn't actually physically work at both at the same time but was still employed by both at the same time. My point was that it is possible to be employed by both and therefore it is possible to work for both. 'Conflict of interest set aside'.
  19. 705red

    705red Browncafe Steward

    I have known people that worked at fed ex and ups at the same time. I do know for a fact that usps will not hire you if you work at fedex or ups.

    Bdaz is it not time for you to start another stupid thread?
  20. Fnix

    Fnix Active Member

    How do you calculate how much is taken out in dues? Lets say you bring home $220 before taxes