new message dvd

Discussion in 'UPS Freight' started by ltl driver, May 17, 2006.

  1. ltl driver

    ltl driver Member

    the dvd explains the reason why we need to remain union-free.
  2. CFer

    CFer Active Member

    Just out of curiosity, what reasons did they give you?
  3. steve5

    steve5 Active Member

    Is everyone getting this DVD or is it something that was snaked out of the TM's office?
  4. mossbackman

    mossbackman Member

    are there dancing girls by any chance
  5. ltl driver

    ltl driver Member

    got my on the mail today
  6. ltl driver

    ltl driver Member

    please note: the video contains some actual footage taken during the strike at overnite from 1999 to 2002 that may not be suitable for all audiences.
  7. mossbackman

    mossbackman Member

    So I take it the Union doesn't represent UPS Freights Corporate Global Strategy
  8. Greezy Trucker

    Greezy Trucker Active Member

    UH no you mean Leo S***s' vision. It is funny how Mike E**** says it will be left up to us to decide and good ol' Onite mngmnt just can't let that be the case. That makes me want to be union more. If they can send out this propaganda to try to influence us then why can't the union and fellow employees without fear...
  9. just-me

    just-me Member

    You must be leo's kid:chairshot:
  10. Animo916

    Animo916 Active Member

    So what's the reason? Inquiring minds want to know.
  11. nightshadow

    nightshadow Member

    Too many VP's have to get severed if line drivers get paid for all time spent?
  12. BusterNite

    BusterNite Well-Known Member

    Doe's the cd come with a movie? I would like to watch it while im giving the company all my free time on delay!!!
  13. serta

    serta Active Member

    lol, funny
  14. I saw the DVD playing at one of our service centers.
    It says in the DVD that UPS Freight is different fron the UPS package service.
    UPS Freight can't compete in the freight market with the non union companies if we were to get paid what the union companies pay their employees.
    I guess they want to dress us up and make the equiptment look like we are the same as UPS ( at a cost of 8 million dollars) but pay us less.
    I guess they are right.
    If we get paid more $$$ the company would have less money to pay management their bonus.

    We don't need overtime pay after eight.
    We don't need 100% company paid medical.
    We don't need an guantered eight hour work day for full timers.
    All of the avove would cut into the management $$$$ bonus.

    We have done without for so long it would be foolish to give it to us now!!!!!!
  15. The video makes a lot of sense to me. It showed the teamster union's true colors. I believe everyone needs to see this again.
  16. Docksteward

    Docksteward Teamsters Local 71

    Like Animo....what does the DVD speak about, except Union=Bad and UPSF=Good. Just more company PR. Every company out there has it's issues. Union and Non. The company will tell you anything you want to hear. But there is nothing there to make them do what they say, only one thing will do that, A Contract. That's why you get to see the DVD. It's what they want you to see. Can I get a copy of that DVD?? Thanks..........DS.
  17. Animo916

    Animo916 Active Member

    It showed you exactly what your management wanted to show you.
    Nothing short of a one sided misinformation campaign. If that's the case Silverhawk, please enlighten us. What are the union's true colors? Time and time again, you guys take the crap that your company wants to feed you and you take it as Gospel.
  18. Skeeter

    Skeeter Well-Known Member

    Is this a new video out by UPS. If so I haven't seen it? What is it about?
  19. Animo916

    Animo916 Active Member


    From what I've read, the DVD gives reasons why UPSF should remain non union. Whether from UPS directly or from Leo, it doesn't really matter, as I mentioned in my previous post, it is nothing more than a one sided point of view, based solely on what your company wants to tell you.
  20. Skeeter

    Skeeter Well-Known Member

    Well, I can understand them wanting to stay nonunion. However, Their actions speak volumes just the opposite. They should start giving time in a half after 8 or at least 40. Pay all line drivers for all delay and break downs at full pay not half.

    This was all Overnite's way of doing it. So if all this continues then the teamsters will have my support. I know some of my fellow workers won't like me saying this. But fair is fair and right is right.

    This is wrong of UPS to keep the same tactics and pay structure as Overnite. Like I've said I'm still giving them a little time. But I will be behind what's best for me and my family.

    Also so what I feel is right and fair.

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