UPS Wants Loopholes on Excessive OT Grievances

September 30, 2008: Teamsters in several areas report that management is claiming that “high mileage” and “high density” routes are exempt from Article 37 language.

Management is even saying that drivers on those routes cannot file 9.5 grievances.

In some areas, the company has also argued that they will only pay excessive overtime grievances on 11 percent of their routes because statistically only 11 percent of its routes go over 9.5.

While the company is settling some grievances at the new triple time penalty, management has deadlocked many others.

UPS got enough concessions in the contract. The International Union should not let them use the 9.5 Committee to push through new restrictions before many Teamsters even have a copy of the contract!

What is management saying in your building? Click here to let us know.

Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

UPS Teamsters United in the Green Mountain State

Fed up with dangerous working conditions, rank-and-file Teamsters in Vermont Local 597 took action and won results.

Teamsters Local 89 Takes Action on COVID-19

Teamsters Local 89 is demanding that employers provide PPE, inform workers who may have been exposed to COVID-19, increase paid leave and pay hazard pay to workers who are serving our communities in this pandemic, at risk to themselves and their families.

View More News Posts