How many years, months, or days do you have left?

Discussion in 'Holland' started by Toby, Aug 29, 2017.

  1. Toby

    Toby Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    4,944
    Likes Received:
    1,137
    Trophy Points:
    113
    We always had an internal clock counting down our time working for this place. Today when you approach senior guys you can pretty much tell they are done with this place.

    Common conversation is how much time you have left until you can escape the sinking ship. One common thing that is spoken is the fact that when those who helped build and carry this place leave, the second bench prospects for the future is not to bright.

    So how long till you pull the plug? Or have you decided to, or already pulled it?
     
    Hoodock likes this.
  2. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY COOP Dispatch GPS Division

    Messages:
    7,172
    Likes Received:
    7,662
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Most of the people at the terminal I am at ask the senior guys all the time,just so they know when they will move up a spot on the board.
     
    troubleman84 and Toby like this.
  3. Griz

    Griz Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,614
    Likes Received:
    421
    Trophy Points:
    83
    My retirement date is March 27th 2019.
     
  4. wongway

    wongway -15% Pay & Broke Pension Fund

    Messages:
    3,330
    Likes Received:
    2,589
    Trophy Points:
    113
    We have had 5 guys Retire early because of the extreme cluster fudge B.S. going on lately and 3 guys & a Supervision Quit pass month & requested a manager relocated and for me maybe next year ?? But kinda up to Donna at CRST if she can keep me busy with wk-end runs ??
     
    Pennsbest83, Big Dave and Toby like this.
  5. Toby

    Toby Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    4,944
    Likes Received:
    1,137
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I am opting for early retirement myself due to the cluster fudge that this company has turned into. Even if I stayed I do not gain much more toward my pension and honestly the way this place is going it may not even be around that long.

    Big R, many ask that at my terminal as well for the same reasons. I heard that today when it was said a guy on OJI is done. You heard a few say good now I move up one; not it's a shame that guy sacrificed his health for this place and was hurt due to something that occurred on the job.

    Mine is less than 15 days
     
  6. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY COOP Dispatch GPS Division

    Messages:
    7,172
    Likes Received:
    7,662
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Partner. I just was talking to Donna,and Big Dave about that the other day. She said if you and I will go full time Gold, she will get us any make and model tractor we want,and will even paint it Holland colors so you will feel special....
     
  7. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY COOP Dispatch GPS Division

    Messages:
    7,172
    Likes Received:
    7,662
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I am looking at it in a similar way,T. Am in CS pension with 30 years. I think even if I stayed another 2-3, my pension may not be any better then. Plus I commute 63 miles,one way. Ready to get something close to home...
     
    Toby and wongway like this.
  8. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

    Messages:
    1,079
    Likes Received:
    1,264
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I know it's seasonal, but winter is just around the corner, Mud will be needing help with the sale of Campground Approved Firewood.
     
    Northern Flash and Toby like this.
  9. Getoverit

    Getoverit Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,433
    Likes Received:
    720
    Trophy Points:
    113
    02/2018
     
  10. Big Dave

    Big Dave Dispatcher for Team BRG-Wong

    Messages:
    4,994
    Likes Received:
    4,176
    Trophy Points:
    113
    You guys better make friends with the Beaver..

    Nooo not Wally's brother....
    Noooo not Donna.......sheeesh.
     
  11. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

    Messages:
    1,079
    Likes Received:
    1,264
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Just plain cleaver, er, clever of you Hat!
     
    Songremainsthesame, Big Dave and Toby like this.
  12. sedain

    sedain Member

    Messages:
    42
    Likes Received:
    39
    Trophy Points:
    18
    i dont have the exact date but since there is only 1/4 pension i have over 100 years to go..im taking my vitamins.
     
  13. Hoodock

    Hoodock Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,336
    Likes Received:
    559
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Plug pulled June of 14
     
    SAC75, Skinnytrucker and Toby like this.
  14. sunset12586

    sunset12586 New Member

    Messages:
    23
    Likes Received:
    23
    Trophy Points:
    3
    it seem like that what they want
     
    Toby likes this.
  15. "SCAB"hater

    "SCAB"hater Active Member

    Messages:
    118
    Likes Received:
    96
    Trophy Points:
    28
    5 days left for me
     

Share This Page