BLACKBALLED BY SAIA?

Discussion in 'Saia' started by driver4334, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. runawaytrain

    runawaytrain Wear their scorn with pride.

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    The TM isn't looking to win a popularity contest. You either want to work or you don't. Every job has its issues. Nothing is perfect. This is about getting paid. SAIA pays damn good. I damn sure wouldn't let a TM's attitude bother me one bit. This is about the compensation package and nothing more. Well, at least for me. $28hr ... 64cpm ... Is nothing to sneeze at IMO.
     
  2. bigbuck

    bigbuck Active Member

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    You need not use foul language on this forum train...try to keep things professional.

    And for some people, money is not the biggest motivator. Quality of life and life/work balance are just a couple of examples. Saia pays you guys well because they have to in order to keep you because they know the working conditions are less than favorable in a lot of situations.
     
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  3. runawaytrain

    runawaytrain Wear their scorn with pride.

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    Damn is a foul word? Get a grip Buck !!! Even for a female driver Buck your a bit sensitive. It's all about the money at the end of the day. All companies have BS ... And if I'm going to have to put up with it I want to get paid. Is the BS more at some companies? Absolutely!!! But SAIA isn't any worse than the others out there and some get paid much less. You appear to be a bit thin skinned Buck. Man up or in your case Female up and let the incompetence fall off your back like water does on a ducks back. In this business your always running behind. It's the nature of the beast. Even OD has issues. I see some of the most comical stuff done daily here but you know what??? It's not in my control. At the end of the day I just drive. That's what I do. The working conditions are no worse here than with any other LTL outfit. I get paid good as a blue collar worker. Average P&D driver is around 60K .... Linehaul 80-100K .... College degree workers don't make that and further more many college educated workers are on the verge of nervous breakdowns with micromanagement that is much worse than ours. Once again Buck ... get a grip.
     
  4. bigbuck

    bigbuck Active Member

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    Well, you are again showing your true colors train...not surprised anymore I guess.

    And, you are again wrong. We will have to disagree. And please keep your advice to yourself. It is neither warranted or welcome.
     
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  5. runawaytrain

    runawaytrain Wear their scorn with pride.

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    When you continue to bash the company I work for because of your bitterness of how you left it then becomes warranted for me to respond. SAIA pays what they pay to stay competitive in the LTL market. I could go back and quote probably 100 of your post that are almost always negative. I won't waste my time now but I will if you would like for me to show you the trend you are setting.
     
  6. bigbuck

    bigbuck Active Member

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    Do you feel better now that you have gotten that off your chest?

    I'm not bitter toward Saia...the check they wrote to me to settle my lawsuit has been put to good use.
     
  7. suicidejockey

    suicidejockey Active Member

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    Exactly they have backed off in their qualifications tremendously over the last few years and I think that's part of the problem
     
  8. PistonRing83

    PistonRing83 Well-Known Member

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    They have had to in order to find drivers. We are constantly 10-15 drivers short at my terminal. They are going to double that number soon with the cameras.
     
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    My work conditions are the best I've ever had in 28 years in the industry.
     
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  10. bigbuck

    bigbuck Active Member

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    Then I would bet cash money that I can guess which region you work at...
     
  11. nobodysboy

    nobodysboy here to inform not to conform.

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    you are....these apps get overlooked constantly. I have applied at companies and come to find out weeks later a buddy has an interview and just applied. You call and touch base and maybe something will happen. Although remember....it might not be the job for you regardless. It's a different name on the door. That's it. Same customers. Same job Different managers. Different equipment. BUT in the end nothing changes. Don't expect more than a brief change in your life. It's LTL. It is always the same.
     
  12. bigtruk_us

    bigtruk_us Well-Known Member

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    Are you or were you employed by a Teamster represented company?if yes to the above then you are wasting your time with that prospective employer in Saia.I know for a fact that these nons won't hire an ex union line worker.because you know your legal rights on the job.
     
  13. suicidejockey

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    We have an ex roadway driver at my terminal he's one of the best employees we've ever had at my barn.
     
  14. Nobodycares

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    Lots of sniffing going on right now. Some need to stop living in the glory days and come back to reality. Its not what it was and never will be. 2019 it will go down hill faster then an avalanche
     
  15. 1FastVette

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    I feel in Columbus, Ohio I am being Black-Bowled to. Being an ex-teamster. 20 years dock experience, 15 years class a driver/yard spotter.
     
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  17. bigtruk_us

    bigtruk_us Well-Known Member

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    Next time if you feel compelled to use a questionable word...damn-dam..spelling is everything
     
  18. bigtruk_us

    bigtruk_us Well-Known Member

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    Are trying to go to work for saia?
     
  19. bigtruk_us

    bigtruk_us Well-Known Member

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    Been having anti union meetings lately probably due to the fact that the corporation wants to protect their interest in the stock market and to do whatever they want when they want without any static.don't want the labor to exceed the corporate power.Plus they the corporation knows they implement unfair labor practices.They will for so long as the labor is leary of losing their job for anything wrong
     
  20. bigtruk_us

    bigtruk_us Well-Known Member

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    You're too old and decrepit...lol..just messn with ya
     

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