2017 Employee outlook

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  1. wongway

    wongway -15% Pay , Never forget

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    [​IMG]With the -15% & lost weeks vacation time & pension broke , employee lookout for 2017 is going to be a challenge as more Driver's are Retiring & Quitting and NO ability to hire any new Driver's . It will be a Challenging 2017
     
  2. skullcramp

    skullcramp Government Seal

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    Wong , if you simply tear that in half and lose the bottom half, i'd bet you could have stolen off mr. welch's desk
     
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  3. wongway

    wongway -15% Pay , Never forget

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    Point here is that ,we are running out of trap trailer's daily ,because we don't have enough Driver's to Del & pick-up freight , so unless management figure's out they need to at least Match the higher non-union pay scale ,no driver's will come here to apply and customer's will go elsewhere to find somebody that has driver's to haul their freight !!
     
  4. skullcramp

    skullcramp Government Seal

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    I think our outlook won't have changed much from 2016. They'll probably start softening us up later this year, and then 2018 will bring the either or messages. The banks aren't going to give us any more rope unless they see significant givebacks. Pay cuts, we pick up the tab for health insurance, straight time, elimiation of the pension, etc.. ANNND when we walk, sniff, the company folds all because the communistic, socialist YOONYUN man won't face facts. Lol, like I've said, this stuff writes itself. Watch for us on fox bizness news tv. Stuart Varney has a portion of his show that he calls UNION WATCH, where he shows us "Yet another example of union outrage". Sorry to sound like a busted record.
     
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  5. wongway

    wongway -15% Pay , Never forget

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    Agree , it will the same old story and our B.A. & Union will yes vote yes ,because we want your monthly union Due money and don't really care about you guys at -15% and funny thing is all upper ycrw management at full pay and your BA and all of union employees at full pay ,with full pension plans too !!
     
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  6. 616jimmy

    616jimmy Well-Known Member

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    (RTW) dont like it do something about,and one other thing the answer isnt on these forums!
     
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  7. rtm457

    rtm457 Active Member

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    No one wants to work 14 hours a day. Period. The new people don't know about the 15% giveback because they never had it. Work a man 10 hours a day, do away with the lower starting pay. Quit treating the people like it's a prison camp. If you do that you might keep the people you have plus get more new applicants. I'm just a truck driver and I can figure it out. Plus people might want to do a good job just like it was 1992. We never had these problems back then and the company made a LOT of money.
    Also do away with the top managements greed. 8 million dollars to run a trucking company into the ground is :horseshit:.
     
  8. wongway

    wongway -15% Pay , Never forget

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    Another SWEET Friday and 30% or more of workforce off or out of hours and end of month !! Gotta hand it to yrcw this -15% idea is working well !!:horseshit:
     
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  9. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Owner of Patel Hat And Canvas LLC.

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    Come on partner. Get off the I-Pad. It's your turn to drive.
     
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  10. Northern Flash

    Northern Flash They will make you look foolish. AD-FREE USER

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    Back in '92 there was teamwork and brotherhood among the employees and pretty good relations with management. Over the years, it slowly changed over to back-stabbing each other as drivers and tit for tat with the management.
    :02.47 tranquillity:
     
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  11. wongway

    wongway -15% Pay , Never forget

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    Agree back in the good old days , but now days it's every driver for himself and backstabbing and fighting between driver's daily !!
     
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  12. Northern Flash

    Northern Flash They will make you look foolish. AD-FREE USER

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    Yep.
    When the confrontations became too frequent, I knew that it was time to leave. It may not have happened at all barns, but it did at mine, so I bid them a nice farewell.:sadwavey:
     
  13. dokman

    dokman Active Member

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    Out of hours how do you protect your start time?
     
  14. Joesnow

    Joesnow Member

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    Time to go on with life, better conditions, newer equipment, the sinking ship will die just a matter of time, look around at all the companies that closed after concessions.
     
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