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kim bolanos

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kim bolanos

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19 year FedEx Express courier, previously 11 year UPS employee

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Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="FedEx_Layoff in Memphis, Tennessee"]Having worked for both UPS and FedEx, I can give you a bit more of an insight on the Union. At UPS, at least at the ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="purplehemorrhage in Memphis, Tennessee"]The reason I say this is because people like me are being sabotaged by co-workers who want a union --- and some Mgmt ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

I have heard that that the joke is on me because the ones who wanted a Union and are still there are laughing it up saying I would still have my job if there was a Union at FedEx ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="purplehemorrhage in Memphis, Tennessee"]That's what I thought until it happened to me. I am a Veteran who has a 20 year flawless record with regard to work ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="Redhead1944 NLN in Camas, Washington"]No...I find the whole premise disgusting - field personnel and Express have been one of the bedrocks of Fedex since day ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="purplehemorrhage in Memphis, Tennessee"]As far as criteria, they are mixing it all up for the purpose of avoiding lawsuits regarding discrimination and ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="Truth About Fedex in Alpharetta, Georgia"]

The people that are "waving their pom poms" are the same ones WONDERING if and when, they will be ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

Dental Insurance -- currently subsidized 20/80 expect it to go 50/50 - same as Health Insurance response, and how many people have dental coverage at their job?

Vision ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

Vacation Pay -- mandated by some states - not for all workers in all jobs, for example temp workers, domestic workers, etc.

Personal Holiday Pay - I'm happy with mine

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="jims2321 in Orlando, Florida"]Kim,

You might want to understand where some of these benefits come from. Most are mandated by law. If Fred and Crew could ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="smithsally"]I realize most of you work at big stations..but those fo us at smaller stations dont need unions..we work without to much complaining..and get the ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

"My last question to FedEx emp...If FedEx were to remain...outside of being laid off...what more could the company take from you?"

Vacation Pay
Personal ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

"I have never seen a company, that can change up policy whenever they feel. If you don't know your rights or any better, they will use and abuse you"

In my ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

"Don't worry Kim. Fedex has never let you down before, so rest assured that your job is safe."

I don't think I've ever said on this forum that FedEx has never let ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

The first comments I heard at my FedEx station from fellow employees concerned who would get laid off. FedEx doesn't have a history of layoffs, so the layoff 'process' is a mystery ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="Redhead1944 NLN in Camas, Washington"]I am a retired employee who feels very sorry for those of you who feel you dont have a voice, that you need a union, that ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

I most certainly did. Intentionally, to boot. Being subjected to personal attacks, even if on the internet, is unpleasant. It isn't necessary at all in a lively debate. Mr. Hoffa ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="j hoffa in Westland, Michigan"]if fedex was such a good company to work for then what are they afraid of. the workers will vote no. right ???? nothing to be ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

Jimmy - many people are hard workers. I'm sure you're one of them. In my experience, there isn't much difference in how hard someone works based on their being union or non-union ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

Hoffa - interesting moniker. I am very familiar with the Family Leave Act. I used it when my father was terminally ill, and FedEx very kindly doubled the maximum allowable time of ...

7 years ago
Company > UPS

UPS News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="Brown77 in Winter Park, Florida"]It has survived and thrived for 100 years. How many other companies can say that? UPS is a unionized company...there are no ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

Everybody is different. Some people think their paycheck is the most, or only, important thing. Some people think the atmosphere and treatment in their workplace is just as, or ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="j hoffa in Westland, Michigan"]well ya low man gets the boot dedication means something, you get what you put in.[/QUOTE]

In all the years I've worked ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

Lisa at LAX posted an interesting article above. Should FedEx unionize? FedEx already has union pilots, but I've never heard of any other employee group that is unionized at this ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

I guess it depends on what you read - exerpts from an article at (http://www.ble.org/pr/news/headline.asp?id=19165)so I guess it depends on what you read.

FedEx CEO defends ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

Shawn21 in Birmingham, Alabama 5 months ago asked about FedEx's hiring practices, so here's some info:Different regions seem to do their hiring differently. Where I work (NM) FedEx ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

laur0812 in Pompano Beach, Florida wrote "all the good managers left 6 years ago when they offered an early retirement package. now the managers they have could care less ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="Steven in Southfield, Michigan"]The turnover rate is increasing because Fedex has gotten away from its slogan "The World On Time" all they care about ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="Mark in Staten Island, New York"]I can tell you that the turnover rate is increasing at Fedex. They are not meeting the needs of the employees. It has turned ...

7 years ago
Company > FedEx

FedEx News and Happenings.

What an interesting forum. I'm a 19 year FedEx Express courier, previously 11 years with UPS, 30 years in this business (and I still love it).

FedEx's position is that lay ...

7 years ago