Will Southeastern ever pay overtime

Discussion in 'Southeastern Freight Lines' started by Dick Dastardly, Dec 14, 2017.

  1. Dick Dastardly

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    These next couple of years should be interesting.
     
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    If they were forced to, there would be, "unintended consequences ". Drivers now getting 50-60 hours a week, would get hours cut, hence a pay cut to avoid overtime. More drivers hired and the cost structure goes up, with more benefits the company will pay. Less profit. Less chance of raises seen recently . Be careful what you ask for!!!!,
     
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    No, that is simply not true. It would be cheaper to pay drivers overtime than hire those extra drivers. Your post sounds like something right out of the company playbook. That's what they want you to believe but don't let them fool you.

    The way I see it is, if the company can't afford to pay the help a fair market wage and overtime after 8/40, then they can't afford to be in business.
     
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    Why would you hire another driver and be stuck with having to pay benefits and work them into a rotation? Makes no financial sense. Cheaper to work your present help OT than hire more
     
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    Absolutely. When you factor in the percentage of a 401k match etc. Now that they have recieived this massive windfall of a tax cut they most certainly can do better.
     
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    I worry about you Richard when you ask a question like that. Are you running a fever, or feeling a little under the weather? That might explain it. Ya left out Divine intervention. There is hope after all. von.
     
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  7. Dick Dastardly

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    "I am not a Labor Leader; I do not want you to follow me or anyone else; if you are looking for a Moses to lead you out of this capitalist wilderness, you will stay right where you are. I would not lead you into the promised land if I could, because if I led you in, some one else would lead you out."

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    "In every age it has been the tyrant, the oppressor, and the exploiter, who has wrapped himself in the cloak of patriotism or religion, or both, to deceive and overawe the people."

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    Who's got a Sundrop I can drink to put me outta my misery??
     
  11. Dick Dastardly

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    These two ol' boys was pissin' off a bridge one day. One was from South Carolina, and the other 'n was from California. Ol' boy from California said "Man, that water sure looks cold." Ol' boy from South Carolina says, "It is cold. It's deep too."
     
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    Sefl will never pay OT. After fedex buys us we will get ot. Just a matter of time
     
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    Uh huh. And y'all get to wear hats like mine..oh..and you have to drink Dew..:17142:
     
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