Reducing overtime

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Upsman84, Oct 13, 2018.

  1. Upsman84

    Upsman84 New Member

    Hey I'm a driver in statesville and they are currently reducing our paid day to under 9.5 some routes barely go out with 8 hr of work, whats the deal it can't be beneficial to run more routes paying for more fuel, retirement, insurance etc than just giving 5 guys another hour of work. Thoughts
     
  2. Brownslave688

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

  3. It's a Jedi mind game they are playing.
     
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  4. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

    Flavor Of The Week.
     
  5. eats packages

    eats packages Anyone ever hear about "load charts"

    Debatable if this happened here. 3 light days. Then it was business as usual. One person grieved some late businesses cut to them and got an extra 40 stops the very next day. 270 pieces plus 240 surepost for a grand total of 510.
     
  6. BSWALKS

    BSWALKS Toe to Toes

    Same deal here. It was nice having 3 days around 9 hours. Usual cluster :censored2: the rest of the week.
     
  7. Brown287

    Brown287 Im not the Mail Man!

    Welcome to the party.....a little late but welcome to the new norm. We run over 60 routes out of my center in a building of three centers. We all saw this topic on here almost two months ago and like everyone else said that will never happen here. Well it’s here too and has been for about three weeks. PCM’d us yesterday about year over year statistics. We’re now running on average a 8.4 PAID day compared to a 10.4 last year.

    Here’s why this is the new norm......our SPORH has gone through the roof so yes there’s more money spent in some areas, there’s a huge savings everywhere else.
     
  8. Upsman84

    Upsman84 New Member

    I dont mind the o.t, just mad they cutting our hours.
     
  9. Brownslave688

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

    When this goes on for 3,4,5 months then I'll wonder if things have changed.
     
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  10. bottomups

    bottomups Bad Moon Risen'

    Enjoy it while you can.
     
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  11. Brownslave688

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

    You're only guaranteed 8 per day.
     
  12. Upsman84

    Upsman84 New Member

    Shoot... I've been getting 9 up to 9.5 i jus do 100% orion he helps me feel the void
     
  13. Integrity

    Integrity Binge Poster

    It is a no brainer.

    It is always better for us to have more full time workers working 40 hour weeks. (No RLOs)

    No Pension/healthcare contributions after 40.
     
  14. bottomups

    bottomups Bad Moon Risen'

    My local gets pension/healthcare contributions with just one punch per week.
     
  15. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

  16. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    A 1 hour reduction a day is $13,000 gone a year.

    I wonder how many drivers have done the math.
     
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  17. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    In general, the rule of thumb is, ups pays no pension, healthcare after 40 hours.
     
  18. IESucks

    IESucks Active Member

    Enjoy the easy days. It won't last. All depends on volume
     
  19. a911scanner

    a911scanner Active Member

    They are just preparing for 85% of the drivers being 9.5 guys.

    They knew it was coming, what with the millions in payouts under the table and all.
     
  20. Returntosender

    Returntosender Well-Known Member

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