Want To Leave Western Express For Srt

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Silver .'s Comment
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Ill stick it out thank you guys

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Ill stick it out thank you guys

Stick it out, but be proactive. Take the advice offered and find out how to maximize your income.

G-Town's Comment
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Silver stating that you were not paid by Swift is totally false and misleading to anyone new to the trucking industry.

While you were with Swift you were paid dispatch miles which is calculated from the zip code of the shipper to the zip code of the receiver. The lawsuit contests this and is citing that Swift should use actual mileage instead. Not a big difference and many times is a wash because it can be to a driver’s favor as well.

For example if you were dispatched on a run for 1000 miles you were paid for 1000 miles even though actual miles might have been more or at times less.

Like Old School, I too ripped up the document received from the law office.

My performance bonus more than covers the minuscule difference caused by zip code miles.

As with most class actions, the lawyers win.

Shipper:

The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

Silver .'s Comment
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Are you calling me a liar i was not paid a dime like to know that you dont know me and call me a liar

Jamie's Comment
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There really isn't a huge difference in getting paid by the miles and not zip code to zip code. Schneider pays zip code to zip code, and I'm still making good money. The actual miles don't normally matter, since when I reach the zip code of the shipper or receiver, it's normally only 5-10 miles into that area. Plus it could easily be abused by drivers, unless you strictly follow the route giving by the company, which I don't always follow in order to save time. Sometimes it's a little longer but it saves a lot of time.

Shipper:

The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

Jamie's Comment
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Are you calling me a liar i was not paid a dime like to know that you dont know me and call me a liar

He didn't really call you a lier, however he was mentioning the lawsuit you mentioned, it wasn't about Swift drivers not getting paid but about drivers not getting paid every mile they drive rather than zip code of the shipper to the receiver zip code.

I'm sure you didn't get paid for one reason or another. There is always more to the story.

Shipper:

The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Are you calling me a liar i was not paid a dime like to know that you dont know me and call me a liar

You’re saying you worked for them and were never paid? How long did you work for them? Did you quit or were you fired? In training or on your own?

There has to be more to the story.

G-Town's Comment
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Are you calling me a liar i was not paid a dime like to know that you dont know me and call me a liar

I should ask you the same question..,

In almost six years of driving for Swift I have always been paid on-time and accurately. Fact.

If you weren’t paid a dime, it had absolutely nothing to-do with the on-going lawsuit.

What really happened Silver? How long did you work for Swift? How many miles did you drive solo? Did you fax your paperwork to Phoenix? Did you leave before you met your training obligation (if you went to. Swift school)?

You are NOT giving us the whole story here. It’s obvious to everyone here.

So please either come-clean or stop posting nonsense like this.

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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From previous posts, 1 year 8 months ago you started with Swift, and you have been with WE for 5 months. So are you saying you stayed with Swift 1 year and 3 months with no pay?

Silver .'s Comment
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I went though training with them they were so messed up i couldn't even do my hours though qualcom so trainer helped me keep track then when i got on my own they kept messing up for some reason and never got paid they kept saying it will be next week and after three months i got fed up cus could not feed myself or pay bills

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