Saturday, November 8, 2014



Anonymous said...


All you centers who have enough cards signed and haven’t filed a petition to have an election must do so now. Please, in all the centers that have elections coming up the question is, why are the centers who have enough cards not filing? This is not helping our efforts men. You need to file to show us all, you stand beside us, not on the sidelines to see what happens. By not filing you are sending the wrong message. We know who you are. When you file you are joining the fight. We need you to stand with us and join the fight. When we are done with our elections and have voted the Teamsters in, we will be a very valuable resource for you to proceed with your fight and your election. So let’s go men show your support and get off the stick. Join the fight and file your petitions now!

Stand Strong and Stay Strong.
Vote Yes

Anonymous said...

People if you think voting no will make things peachy, peachy at FedEx Freight, think again. Michael L. Ducker is taking over FedEx Freight as CEO. He is currently Chief Operating Officer of FedEx Express. Just talk to any FedEx Express employee and you will change your mind from no to YES. They are treated like crap, vote no and you will be treated just the same!!

MadBob said...

Ive been an 8year Conway Employee,and just to let you guys Know that when i started at Conway I was told that they guy who runs FedEx Came from Conway and that He was trained to run FedEX like china runs its workers.So if you look at Conway and FedEx they are both ran similar,Thats why we are all treated the same way.(treated like slaves).We all need to unite and Vote for a better living.WE need to get rid off all this Greedy people.So good luck to you all.Together we can change this Industry.BY Voting YES.

Anonymous said...

Can someone please tell me why they are going for department seniority and not company like everyone else?

MadBob said...

Here's information on what having a Union and a Contract can do for US........................
No employee will be discharged based solely on
information received from GPS or any successor
system unless the person intentionally defrauds
the company. This is a change – last contract the
company was prohibited from discharging anyone
on a first offense based on GPS. Now it is a
prohibition against discharge regardless of
whether it is a first offense or not, except in cases
of intentional fraud.
The company must confirm information
obtained from GPS by direct observation or
other corroborating evidence. Otherwise, the
GPS information will not be used for discharge.
In addition, the language was strengthened
to define dishonesty as an intentional act to
defraud the company.
The company admitted fault in misusing
technology in the past and committed to meet
with the union at the union’s request if the problem
continues or arises again in the future to
make sure that the issue is addressed at the first.

MadBob said...

For full-time employees in the UPS/IBT pension
plan, the following enhancements will be implemented:
Effective 1/1/2014:
• After 35 years and any age, retirement
benefits will be $3,700 per month (up from
• 30 or more years and any age will increase
to $3,200 per month plus $100/yr of service
up to $3700 (up from $3,000)
Effective 1/1/2017:
• 35 years, any age will be $3,900 per month
• 30 years at any age will be $3,400 per
month plus $100/yr of service up to $3,900.
Pension – part-time
For people in the UPS part-time pension plan,
retirement benefits any age after 35 years of
service will increase to $2,100 per month (up

MadBob said...


• After 30 years of service at any age will increase
to $1,800 per month (up from
• After 25 years at 60 years of age increases
to $1,500 per month (up from $1,375)
• Retirement at any age with 25 years of service
increases to $1,250 per month (up from
Part-timers in the UPS plan will now need
to work only 375 hours a year in order to become
a participant in the plan. A part-timer
must work 750 hours a year in order to receive
full vesting credit, but a part-timer will become
a participant in the plan after reaching age 21
and completing a 12 month period during which
they work 375 hours.
• Provides for an additional 2,350 full-time
jobs during the first three years of the contract.
• Protects the current 22.3 jobs.
Long Term Disability
Long term disability benefits will increase. The
$600 cap will increase to $700 on January 1,
2014 and to $800 on January 1, 2017.

MadBob said...

So this information is from the Ups contract.So if you have a Union to back you up,You guys can also make a contract to make a better living,have a pension,and be protected from bull shit that can get you DISMISSED.

MadBob said...

The new pact increases pay by 50 cents per hour each year over its term, which ends July 31, 2018. That would make the UPS Freight workers "the highest paid in the (less than truckload/LTL) industry," a Teamsters fact sheet says. The proposed pact would also cover UPS Freight's clerks, joining the truckers and loading-dock workers.

And while UPS Freight gets to change health insurers, the union says that workers in the firm's "buy-up" health plan will see premiums decline by 10 percent, and those now in the free health plan will see it stay free. The pact cuts retiree health insurance premium costs, too, the union fact sheet says.

And the 10 percent of the UPS Freight workers who had no minimum weekly guarantee of work hours now get a 4-hour guarantee, the pact itself adds.

The pact also has stronger seniority provisions. A new section says any driver awaiting company discipline for an accident will be shifted to loading dock work - at the dock workers' pay rate - until the discipline case is decided, within 20 days.

The contract mandates union participation and representation of workers at discipline hearings, the Weingarten rule that the NLRB produced years ago. It also says the only way a shop steward or other union rep cannot come to the discipline hearing is if the worker facing the hearing waives his or her right to union representation having the union rep, in writing. And it requires UPS Freight to make sure the trucks are safe before drivers take them out on the road. If the driver feels the truck is unsafe, the driver can refuse to drive it - and the contract bars the firm from disciplining the driver for the refusal.

The union said the pact curbs UPS Freight's ability to subcontract unit work. A new provision says any full-time driver cut back to part-time hours shall get the full-time pay rate, not the "casual" rate. Union Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall warned at the start of bargaining there would be no contract unless UPS Freight addressed subcontracting.

"UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters are the best in the world. They are productive and dedicated. They deserve the best pay and benefits in the industry," Teamsters President James Hoffa told the firm when talks started months ago...........THIS ONLY WORKS WHEN YOU HAVE A CONTRACT AND NOT LET THE GREEDY THIEVES TELL YOU WHAT YOUR GOIN TO GET.