UPS, Help me understand
Stephen A. Frye
safrye at CONCENTRIC.NET
Mon Aug 4 20:26:44 MDT 1997
At 09:07 PM 8/4/97 -0500, you wrote:
> Okay, forgive me but I am just sharing my frustrations and I hope
>help me understand. As I have stated before, I am the plant manager of a
>factory. We totally depend on UPS to move our stuff in and out. Now my
>UPS drivers say they are happy with what is being offered, but the Teamsters
>won't let them vote on the contract. Can someone explain this to me?
Probably not. Essentially, I think the unions have outlived their
usefulness - a lot like politicians. They claim to represent us, but
>What I don't understand is, if the company
>agrees, how does the union have the power to override them? Am I stupid? Is
>there something I am over looking?
I ask myself the same question about all of the people we have elected to
office. They do what they want - not what we want.
And if I had to choose - I'd keep the unions and dump the politicians.
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