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    Default Move over uber, here comes ups

    UPS is advertising that the company is hiring Personal Vehicle Drivers (PVD) who will be paid $18.75 an hour plus mileage to deliver packages using their own cars.

    In other words, “Move over Uber. Here comes UPS!”

    This is nuts. The Teamster Package Division sent the company a letter yesterday objecting to its plans to subcontract out union work.

    Management responded with a letter to the IBT, saying that the company is moving ahead with its plans anyway.

    The company also issued a statement to the press that“(W)e certainly intend to abide by the terms of the (contract) and will use the appropriate dispute resolution process in the event of differences in interpretation.”

    In other words, “Management will do what we want. If you don’t like it, grieve it!”

    It’s typical UPS and typical of Hoffa to roll over for them.

    UPS Teamsters need to stick together and fight for change.
    Move Over Uber, Here Comes UPS - Teamsters for a Democratic Union

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    Default Re: Move over uber, here comes ups

    Hey Jimmy! Will this be another "welcome mat" moment or are you going to hammer those pricks? Your Daddy would have shut their sorry asses down for this crap!

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    Default Re: Move over uber, here comes ups

    You have to ask. Has UPS done this before ?
    Yes ... in other ways, but still delivering packages by some other means.

    I'll tell this story as quick as I can.
    My wife used to get meds delivered by UPS ( or Fedex ) that were time sensitive and refrigerated. For whatever reason, UPS didn't deliver the package as promised. I called the specialty pharmacy and told them. They apparently contacted UPS and explained the cost of the shipment, several thousand dollars, which would be paid out for missing that overnight guaranteed delivery, and the next thing I know, a local taxi cab driver pulled into our driveway, at night, with the package.

    All these companies will do anything to avoid paying an employee even though management made the mistake.
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    Default Re: Move over uber, here comes ups

    Quote Originally Posted by 222lifer View Post
    Hey Jimmy! Will this be another "welcome mat" moment or are you going to hammer those pricks? Your Daddy would have shut their sorry asses down for this crap!

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    Senior must be rolling over in his grave ( wherever that is ) ..

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    Default Re: Move over uber, here comes ups

    I could see Fed Ex trying this also.. But again FedEx can do whatever they want because their employees seem to think they don't need no Stinking union.
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    Default Re: Move over uber, here comes ups

    Soon we'll need to buy our own trucks in freight too................I left Dominos Pizza driver job so I could make money.....not live on tips...and beat the hell out of my car for minimum wage.......looks like we might have to live on tips too......better move to NYC.....tips are good there.

 

 

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