Voting on the contract electronically?

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Delivered, Mar 30, 2018.

  1. Delivered

    Delivered Active Member

    I agree it should increase participation, but will you trust the outcome?

  2. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    You mean less than the way it works now?
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  3. brown_trousers

    brown_trousers Well-Known Member

    Sure. The Internet can be secure. Most people have learned to trust sites like amazon with their credit card info. I dont see why they cant make online voting happen
  4. Box Ox

    Box Ox ♞▀▄▀▄♝▀▄

    I don't think there'd be less reason to trust online voting/instant verification of vote receipt than sending a paper ballot in via snail mail and hoping that it both gets to its intended destination and is not mishandled somewhere in the process.
  5. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Single digit midget!

    We voted on the changes to our pension fund by mail, phone or online. Did not increase the participation rates.
  6. UPS Preloader

    UPS Preloader Active Member

    I don’t think you’ll see a significant increase, at least not the first time around. Those that don’t open the envelope still won’t open the envelope, so they won’t vote. And those that open the envelope will now have to take an extra step to vote? I don’t really see many doing that.
  7. Boston25

    Boston25 Active Member

    I have mixed emotions about it
  8. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead My Senior Picture

    The Teamsters have finally entered the 21st at least one aspect anyway.
  9. BigUnionGuy

    BigUnionGuy Got the T-Shirt

  10. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Here come the Russians.
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  11. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    In Soviet Russia, contracts vote for you online.
  12. Delivered

    Delivered Active Member

    I think TDU or any other entity would be warranted to have serious reservations about a process that included voting online in the wake of such data breaches like Equifax, Target, etc. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters isn't exactly a technology powerhouse when there are locals who don't have enough brain cells to put together a website. Yet those officials will be the ones overseeing the process

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  13. Sickofit

    Sickofit watching the show

    Lol. Funny guy.
    Amazon notified me that my email snd debit card info was breached on my second purchace. That was my last purchase.
  14. brown_trousers

    brown_trousers Well-Known Member

    Easier solution would be to setup a couple voting booths in the employee parking lot. Get everyone to vote just before or after their shifts
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  15. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    In some areas of the country you could offer a "dime bag" to the PT'ers to motivate them to vote?
  16. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

  17. hellfire

    hellfire no one considers UPS people."real" Teamsters.-BUG

    We have a union?
  18. Sickofit

    Sickofit watching the show

    Do we pay union dues?
  19. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Not for a minimum wage job and no benefits.
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  20. GameCockFan

    GameCockFan Active Member

    I'm ok with it. I just don't understand the low participation levels especially from full time guys. I think I saw a break down of votes from my area and it was absymal. Like under 20%.