Top pay for drivers

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by ga_brown1987, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. ga_brown1987

    ga_brown1987 New Member

    Just wondered how different this was for every one across the country. What is top pay per hour now in your area? I don't understand how this can be so different, we all do the same job.
  2. Brownslave688

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

    I don't know of anywhere that is more than a dollar or so different and those places has raises differed to pension funds.
  3. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    I know my local compared to another its about 2 dollar and change difference..
  4. Dr.Brownz

    Dr.Brownz Well-Known Member

    33.7 here
  5. One million dollars
  6. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    I am paid the top rate per our contract.
  7. 33.70

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  8. Tired Driver

    Tired Driver Sisyphus had it easy.

    Not enough.
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  9. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    PT Car Wash rate $32.10/hr. PT Air Driver rate $26.14. PT Air Driver delivering or picking up ground $33.69/hr. Total for 37.14/hr $1,215.47 gross. Take home $552.26. Just a poor dumb part timer.
  10. OLDMAN3

    OLDMAN3 Guest

    Just wondering, do part timers still get time an 1/2 after 5 hours of work? I would have stayed part time 25+ years ago if they had not cut out all double shifting.
  11. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

    and you would only get PT pension
  12. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    Tree Fiddy
  13. muthatrucka

    muthatrucka Member

    34.29 in feeders for doubles pay.

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    woody243 New Member

  15. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Yes...time and a half after 5 hrs.
  16. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    A dollar is valued differently all across the country. There should be different rates, perhaps even greater differences than there are.

    If a driver in Kentucky makes the same dollar figure as a driver in Manhattan NY, then each driver actually makes significantly different amounts. This should be very simple to understand. Manhattan living costs DOUBLE the US average. Median home is $500K. So a driver making $33/hr there is just going to get by OK, while the Kentucky driver making that will be living in the upper end of society. If it was actually scaled to real living costs, you'd see more than a $10/hr swing, but you don't
  17. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I strongly disagree on setting top rate based on where you live.
  18. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Not even a COLA, for high cost of living areas?
  19. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Why don't we set a median wage and adjust it upward or downward based upon CPI?
  20. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Thats a good point.