the bonus takes away from our union

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by cachmeifucan, Oct 12, 2018.

  1. cachmeifucan

    cachmeifucan Well-Known Member

    Our dues are 2.5 our hourly rate so if someone gets a bonus they not paying enough taking away from our union. People getting bonus should be paying more in dues instead of paying less then someone with 5 years
     
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  2. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

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  3. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Damn I really really really really hate to agree with him but for once he is right.

    If you make $15 a hour and then get a $300 bonus on top of that. You're still only paying $37.50 in union dues.
     
  4. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    Unless you are in a local that pays three times the hourly rate...
     
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  5. Time for change

    Time for change Active Member

    The bonus is eating away at the union almost as much as JH and DT are eating away at it.
     
  6. Waldo

    Waldo Member

    I think the bonus is figured into the equation. I pay $13/week in dues and base pay is $10.35/hr. So I’ve been paying $52/month which is like 5x hourly pay.
     
  7. Inthegame

    Inthegame Well-Known Member

    How long have you been employed? That $13 may include initiation fees.
     
  8. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    So should driver bonus be factored into their monthly dues?
     
  9. Bonus shouldn't be allowed.
     
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  10. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Always said by a driver who can't bonus.
     
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  11. Bonus promotes unsafe methods and reduces the amount of drivers on the street.
     
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  12. Jkloc420

    Jkloc420 Well-Known Member

    @Wrong
     
  13. cachmeifucan

    cachmeifucan Well-Known Member

    Wow I never thought I'd hear you say that. Thank you 542
     
  14. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Bonus rewards a hard and smart worker.
     
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  15. Also keeps younger guys on the bench.
     
  16. cachmeifucan

    cachmeifucan Well-Known Member

    I was talking about show up to work bonus not driving bonus. So now people with 5 years are making less then new hires but paying more in dues. How is that fair?
     
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  17. Waldo

    Waldo Member

    Started in early July. First week was $13.50, every week since $13
     
  18. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    U gotta wait on the bench until you’re called up. Don’t touch my bone us old man.
     
  19. If you want to run around like an idiot, God bless you.
     
  20. WorkingAsDirected

    WorkingAsDirected Active Member

    With a $300 bonus that comes out to be about $23 an hour. I think its more like people with 15 years are making less than new hires.