Saturday Mornings

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Jumpin Jack Flash, Jun 9, 2019.

  1. Poop Head

    Poop Head rubber bands on the handle

    Union dues are 2.5x hourly rate a month here.
     
  2. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Some are 3x. I believe local 25 is.

    But yeah I've never heard of someone paying almost 5x their hourly rate.
     
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  3. 22.34life

    22.34life Active Member

    I think the OP has a distorted view of the union and it's purpose at ups.the union cannot tell ups how to run its buisness.it can only tell ups how to comply with the cba.the OP seems to believe these are one in the same but are different.so the company can staff there operations with as few employees as they see fit so long as no supervisors work.if they say load 10 cars then that is the instructions,use all methods and work safely that's it.if I load ten or one car I can only load one package at a time.
     
  4. UnconTROLLed

    UnconTROLLed perfection

    Nope
     
  5. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Must be 251 than.

    The point is some areas are higher then 2.5x but again I've never heard of 4.8x the hourly rate.
     
  6. UnconTROLLed

    UnconTROLLed perfection

    Local 25 dues are fixed rates. I forget what PT is (maybe 55?) and FT is 71, which is less than 2x hourly rate of rpcd
     
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  7. Brownslave688

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

    Slow down and stop the belt if need be. Pretty simple
     
  8. I’m not sure what hub you folks worked in, but stooping the belt for a non-emergency is a class A felony at UPS. I’m learning many of you never preloaded, you just like to jibber-jab on forums. The rest of you clowns, why would I make up my union due fees? You people are idiots. We have flat rate.
     
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  9. CoffeeStainedUniform

    CoffeeStainedUniform Active Member

    It's not your fault....it's not your fault. It's not your fault.
     
  10. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Just quit already. Its obvious you're miserable.
     
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  11. CoffeeStainedUniform

    CoffeeStainedUniform Active Member

    Don't be so mean. Jack is management material.
     
  12. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Not trying to be mean. If I was this upset with a job, especially one that I haven't been doing for long. I'd leave.
     
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  13. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    You sound scared

    If the belt needs to stop turn it off
     
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  14. H.E. Pennypacker

    H.E. Pennypacker Mmm, Mombasa!

    On Saturdays for me im on belt to car. Its me and another guy one on each side for like 12 cars each side? The rest of the slides they have pick off and just let it build up like someone is there to load it, leaving a cluster F for the guys on Monday.
     
  15. tadpole

    tadpole Active Member

    They have to choose between letting you turn the belt off or letting packages blow by you. Not your problem. Walk at a normal pace, follow all methods. If you aren’t wrapped up in time, that is not your fault. Force them to hire more people, or pay supervisor working grievances, or have the sort finish too late every day.

    If you were able to do 15 trucks at once, they would give you a 16th.
     
  16. Brownslave688

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

    I shut off the belt plenty of times in my preload days. Did sups get mad? You bet. Did I care? Nope.
     
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  17. BakerMayfield2018

    BakerMayfield2018 Fight the power.

    I think I held the record. I would see how many times I could shut it off in 10 minute span. I think I made many a preload managers quit or get fired.
     
  18. sandwich

    sandwich The resident gearhead

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  19. 22.34life

    22.34life Active Member

    every hub throws a fit for belt stops not just where u are I picked off for 7 years and stopped it plenty and got bitched out plenty but bottom line I stopped it and I'll turn it back on when I can period.slides backed up belts off sup says reset the belt I say no problem turn it on and let everything ride he then says what are u doing I say what u told me too.