Stop & Shop goes on Strike

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Baba gounj, Apr 11, 2019.

  1. Baba gounj

    Baba gounj Well-Known Member

    On its website, Stop & Shop said it is the "only large fully-unionized food retailer left in New England."

    Workers walked out at 1 PM today.

    The strike includes workers at Stop & Shop's 134 stores in Massachusetts, 92 locations in Connecticut and 27 Rhode Island stores.
     
  2. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Strike strike strike
     
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  3. Old Man Jingles

    Old Man Jingles Rat out of a cage

    And I guess they will be the last.
     
  4. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

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  5. Old Man Jingles

    Old Man Jingles Rat out of a cage

    I try to buy American but figuring out which product is Union made is too much trouble and too limiting and usually cost prohibitive.
     
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  6. KOG72

    KOG72 I’m full of it

    We all know you don’t eat regular meals,all that weed you smoke you live off of junk food....the munchies.
     
  7. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    Guess I’m stopping at Stop and Shop tonight
     
  8. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    Even if they are not teamsters, still no crossing the line!
     
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  9. BakerMayfield2018

    BakerMayfield2018 Fight the power.

    Lots and lots of freight coming in at record levels. My customers tell me the sales people came in and made them offers they couldn’t refuse. We are a freight company now with no lift gate. No tow motor. One person and 140+ pound packages. Some strapped to Wooden pallets with metal straps. Fantastic!! Smh.
     
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  10. Misthios

    Misthios I love my job. Don't you?

    A union with a backbone? I always wondered what that looked like.
     
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  11. Misthios

    Misthios I love my job. Don't you?

    Hey man sack up and pick that thing up with one arm and do some curls. A guy behind a desk says you can lift 150 no problem.
     
  12. BakerMayfield2018

    BakerMayfield2018 Fight the power.

    They way you have to lift it is the problem. It’s on the floor and you are below the dock and have to lift it over your head onto a dock. Absolutely impossible to do safely.
     
  13. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    And still maintain the 1250 PPH hub unload rate.
     
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  14. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    Good thing you lift bro
     
  15. Misthios

    Misthios I love my job. Don't you?

    Trust me I know man. I've had crates for.places before where I've gotta get help or I'm not getting that damn thing on the dock.
     
  16. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    The guy behind the desk should read the contract.
    "Anything over 70 lbs requires the help of another bargaining unit member." (Best as i recall, not exact language)
    So, you got one that is 130 lbs, a person at the business you are picking up from cannot assist.
    You are obligated to notify management to send another bargaining unit employee to assist. They will then have to figure how you and the other driver will not have service failures.
    Eventually, they may figure out anything over 70 should be sent using the freight division.
     
  17. Days

    Days Active Member

    Ya idk anyone that does that. Not sure how this kind of stuff gets missed. If 70+ lbs require assistance and no one else is there to assist? What are you supposed to do
     
  18. MarvelousMunata

    MarvelousMunata The Scapegoat With Attitude

    ....throw that bitch in the main office or let it hit the floor. Man "not in" it n make em pick it up at the store
     
  19. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    I never delivered an over 70 without bargaining unit employee help
     
  20. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall cop...no donut!!!

    Cost prohibitive for a single mom with 2 kids just trying to get by.... not really for an ex ups manager who probably has a portfolio of at least 1 million dollars in investments and home equity.....come on jingles!!!!