man that has to suck, why could they not protest AFTER work hours?UPS is firing 250 Queens, N.Y., drivers for walking off the job during a 90-minute protest in February. 3
"When a group of 250 employees walk out for 90 minutes it is a significant disruption in the delivery of parcels or packages to customers on that day," Gaut said. "We get penalties if we don't deliver on time."
For that reason, strikes are not an approved method of conflict resolution in UPS' contract with the union, he said.