Teamsters to meet August 9, to discuss contract. UNACCEPTABLE!!

Discussion in 'UPS Freight' started by Crumudgeon, Jul 20, 2018.

  1. Crumudgeon

    Crumudgeon POW-MIA.. never forget...

    Our Union just released a statement that they will be meeting August 9th to discuss the Freight agreement. Our old contract is up on July 31. This is UNACCEPTABLE!!!!!! They make a handshake "agreement" then keep it secret, they allow a contract extension without any input from the people who they represent, and pay them. I urge all to express their extreme displeasure with this whole process. Call your Local, call your B A, call anybody who will listen, {and if they don't listen, call them again}. Demand that they release details of this contact NOW!!!!!! I was told by my BA, "It's not perfect, but it's the best we have ever had", in my opinion that scares the @%it out of me. I am totally disgusted at the timeline we are being force-fed....
     
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  2. Crumudgeon

    Crumudgeon POW-MIA.. never forget...

    Really??? Not one comment? Not one "agree, like", anything? Seems like no one friggin' cares? I've got 34 weeks till I am out of here. Best of luck to ya all.....
     
  3. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Not one like OMG!
     
  4. Crumudgeon

    Crumudgeon POW-MIA.. never forget...

    Were getting it up the wazoo. We should be marching on the Union Hall with pitchforks and torches... At least small pak seems to have some interest in their future... I had hoped my last contract would be a good one, but,,, oh well....
     
  5. mikejonesjr

    mikejonesjr Active Member

    All you can do is vote no..
     
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  6. bbsam

    bbsam Moderator Staff Member

    Maybe a union steward will come by to explain how it actually a good contract.
     
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  7. Crumudgeon

    Crumudgeon POW-MIA.. never forget...

    As a Steward, I would love to try, unfortunately they are releasing no official information, and my BA was on the negotiating committee... "Can't comment till National Meeting", horse$***.....
     
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  8. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    All you can do is vote. And encourage others to vote
     
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  9. retiredTxfeeder

    retiredTxfeeder cap'n crunch

    STRIKE!STRIKE!STRIKE!
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  10. jagger john

    jagger john Member

    ups driver are contract sucks to vote noooooooooooooooooooo
     
  11. DeadOnArrival

    DeadOnArrival Belt Wide

    round up the troops, drag everyone in the ring!

    VoteNo

    everyday is :censored2:ing peak season

    #VoteNo
     
  12. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    What do you want to know?
     
  13. bbsam

    bbsam Moderator Staff Member

    What makes it a good contract?
     
  14. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    It's a win win for both sides. All will profit in the end.
     
  15. tommyl62

    tommyl62 michigan metro detroit

    2% raise over 4 years lol bs if you ask me we where sold out from the start
     
  16. Crumudgeon

    Crumudgeon POW-MIA.. never forget...

    Disgraceful, lots of chest beating in the beginning, total cave in at the end... A yes vote is a sell-out to our future... NO NO NO NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  17. maxicoze

    maxicoze Member

    Could someone explain the two-tier system the company wants to use?

    i know what two-tier is, i'm just not clear specifically, numbers-wise, how the company wants to implement this?
     
  18. Crumudgeon

    Crumudgeon POW-MIA.. never forget...

    To cap new hires at a different pay scale as compared to ones hired before a certain date.. Goes against the core of Union values in my humble opinion....