Raises for package handlers?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by brob5111, Jul 27, 2015.

  1. brob5111

    brob5111 New Member

    What are they? Isnt it 40 cents every six months?
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  2. Richard Harrow

    Richard Harrow Deplorable.

    Close. You had the numbers backwards. Six cents raise every forty years.
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  3. HardknocksUPSer

    HardknocksUPSer Well-Known Member

  4. brob5111

    brob5111 New Member

  5. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    Seems about right. I started in 2007 at $8.50/hr, and apparently so didn't people who started in the '90's.
  6. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Guest

    Read the contract
  7. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    Yep. Was a pretty fat looking rate posted on my late 90s high school's job board. Minimum wage was $5.15 then. $4.25 for employees under 20 in their first 90 days.

    Did have to look up the numbers to remember :

  8. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    $.70 8/1/15
    $.40 8/1/16
    $.40 2/1/17
    $.50 8/17/17
    $.50 2/1/18
  9. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    Haha, imagine $4.25/hr? Drivers now make that in 7 minutes not counting full benefits.
  10. browner89

    browner89 Active Member

    That's the old contract.

    New deal sucks for package handlers as far as raises go. $0.50/yr on your seniority date if you were hired after 8/1/2013.

    Start $11.00 / $10.00
    Seniority plus (1) year $11.50 / $10.50
    Seniority plus (2) years $12.00 / $11.00
    Seniority plus (3) years $13.00 / $12.00
    Seniority plus (4) years $13.50 / $12.50

    Skilled / unskilled
  11. Brownslave688

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

    You're talking about progression not general wage increases.
  12. browner89

    browner89 Active Member

    Those are the wage increases for employees who reached seniority after the new contract took effect. There are no other increases for newer part timers.
  13. GetTacosOrDieTrying

    GetTacosOrDieTrying What's in the box!!!!!?

    The union handbook explains it.
  14. Legitimyze

    Legitimyze Member

    Looks accurate to me so far. Just hit 1 year as a loader and im at 11.50
  15. By The Book

    By The Book Well-Known Member

    If you were hired after August 1,2013 you will only get the progression increases on your anniversary date. You will not get the general wage increases in the contract. The employees who have a seniority date before August 1,2013 will get the general wage increases. The starting pay for new employees hired after August 1,2013 is higher, and that is the reason they don't get the general wage increases.
  16. brob5111

    brob5111 New Member

    So at year three you get a dollar raise instead of 50 cents?
  17. browner89

    browner89 Active Member

    Starting rate is higher than it used to be but all employees below the new starting rate were bumped up to it I believe so new employees are still getting a lot less for raises annually.
  18. browner89

    browner89 Active Member

    Yes, I copied that from the master agreement. Not sure if any locals are different, mine follows it like that for raises as well.
  19. GetTacosOrDieTrying

    GetTacosOrDieTrying What's in the box!!!!!?

    Yes! It goes
    Year one=.50
    Year two=.50
    Year three=1.00
    Year four =.50
  20. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Is the $1.00 a split raise?