Transferring from California to Oregon

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by cheyne king, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. SCCEKing

    SCCEKing New Member

    Looking to move to Oregon, around the Corvallis area. How likely is it for me to be able to transfer to a center up there from my current center in California? What's the best way to go about it?
  2. Unless it's an educational transfer... No chance.
  3. sandwich

    sandwich The resident gearhead

    are you in the western region?
  4. sandwich

    sandwich The resident gearhead

    are you a full time driver?
  5. dookie stain

    dookie stain Cornfed whiteboy

    Wtf...I thought it was ok to transfer anywhere as long as they needed drivers...great I'll be stuck in the most expensive part of the country til I'm 93
  6. jaker

    jaker trolling

    And again are you a FT driver , if you are we can transfer in the Western conference
  7. dookie stain

    dookie stain Cornfed whiteboy

    I'm full time and what falls under the western region
  8. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall donut!!!

    Yes California would be part of the western conference..
  9. dookie stain

    dookie stain Cornfed whiteboy

    Yea...any other states or just ca?
  10. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall donut!!!

    Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii , New Mexico, Idaho, Utah, California, Nevada, Montana
  11. hondo

    hondo promoted to mediocrity

    What region does your union contract book say you're in?
  12. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    People want to live in Oregon?
  13. Sometimes I forget how different the supplements are. Sorry.
  14. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    Only if it means getting out of California.
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  15. sandwich

    sandwich The resident gearhead

    every October they put a transfer sheet up in your center. all you have to do is put the name of the building you wanna transfer to. I believe you get 2 choices.
  16. sandwich

    sandwich The resident gearhead

    apology accepted
  17. SaladTosser

    SaladTosser Kill me now

    I'm in the same situation as you, but I put Portland. I should have put Hawaii. You'll get transferred eventually, just wait it out.

    I doubt I'll go when they call me though
  18. MobileBA

    MobileBA Member

    you don't want to transfer to oregon, its expensive too. and will get worse with the new clean energy mandates and increase of the minimum wage to the highest in the nation, always increasing property taxes, shortage of affordable housing the list go on and on
  19. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    it's extremely difficult. you can put in a request to transfer letter with HR. there has to be a need for drivers but that center must exhaust options to hire from within before they can go to a transfer list or hire from outside.

    what they will suggest is that you quit your center and then reapply to the center in OREGON. Don't do that as there is no guarantee that they will hire you.

    how many years do you have in? could you afford to start over?

    the language is in your contract book.
  20. McGee

    McGee Well-Known Member

    Hawaii IS hiring cover drivers... according to the jobs website, just in case you were wondering...
    Check out the site, there are ft ( most likely off the street) jobs) available IF you were off the street, not sure how that works if you tried to transfer...

    Brownsville, Texas is another one that I remember off the top of my head.

    Hope it helps.