Being told to start earlier and not being paid for it.

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by snarts, Mar 21, 2016.

  1. snarts

    snarts Member

    I'm on my third week as a preloader and every Monday I start work at 3:30 am, 45 minutes earlier than the rest of the week. The problem is when I punch in it shows my usual start time at 4:15 and I'm only getting paid after 4:15 according to my check. I mentioned this to my supervisor last week and he said he would take care of it, however today when I punched in it still showed that I start getting paid at 4:15. Any advice on how I should approach this next time I speak with him?

    I'm only asking because I don't know if this is some common thing that newbies are just going to have to deal with and suck it up.
  2. Operational needs

    Operational needs Well-Known Member

    Slavery officially ended in 1865. It's against the law for a company to allow you to work and not pay you.
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  3. DOK

    DOK Active Member

    Can't you just change your start time before you punch in? Just keep track of the time you're owed and stay on him until you see an adjustment show up on your pay stub. Unfortunately this is how it is at ups, you gotta right down your hours everyday.
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  4. tacken

    tacken Active Member

    Ahhh UPS so honest great ethics...
  5. Bastiatian

    Bastiatian Active Member

    I agree with the others, but would advise not pushing the issue too hard until you're in the union.
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  6. dookie stain

    dookie stain Well-Known Member

    Pay attention to your hours on every single check...even when they "fix" this particular issue...when I was part time they'd take 2-3 hours per check off then act surprised when I called them out on it
  7. Are you the only one working from 3:45 to 4:15?

    Tell him that when you clock in, your start time says 4:15 and that's when you'll start working. Not a second earlier.
  8. Scottyhawk

    Scottyhawk What is it? A brown box. Duh

    You should be able to change the start time when you log into the time card. Then make sure before you leave notify your sup your start time as they input time cards daily
  9. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    suck it up and work all hours for free. take one for the team.

    sound ridiculous? that's right it is.

    never work for free. keep track of all hours and have them fix it ASAP.
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  10. Big Arrow Down...D

    Big Arrow Down...D Leave the gun,take the cannoli

    Don't even walk in the building until 5 minutes before your start time.
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  11. Are you even in the Union yet?
  12. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Which start time?
  13. Big Arrow Down...D

    Big Arrow Down...D Leave the gun,take the cannoli

    How many does he have?
  14. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    The one that he is being paid for is 4:15.

    The one that he is asked to start working at is 3:30.
  15. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Get that message to our woman folk.
  16. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Just ask before you are qualified, then after file, they can go 90 days back if one wrong paycheck is within 7 days
  17. Number24

    Number24 #24

    UPS clock system: You only start getting paid at your start time! If your start time is for 3:30 AM and you punch in @ 3:20 AM 10 minutes before the start time, you will NOT get paid for the 10 minutes but you WILL start getting paid the minute after your 3:30 AM start time.
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  18. PASinterference

    PASinterference Yes, I know I'm working late.

    UPS was voted one of the most ethical companies. I smell a rat.
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  19. A hanging Chad?
  20. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.