Calling off the day after Memorial Day?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Ant12, May 27, 2014.

  1. Ant12

    Ant12 Member

    I'm a loader, I've worked here for 7 months without ever calling out except for a time when it snowed 2 feet and no one showed up anyway. I know it's gonna be busy today since we weren't there yesterday but I really feel sick. I know it's apparently forbidden to call off during peak, but would I be able to call off sick today? Would they give me much of a problem since I never called out before?
  2. Who cares. Take the day. You've earned it.
  3. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    Depending on your area you may not be paid for the holiday if you don't work the workday before and after.

    In my area you must work one of them.
  4. Cough cough!
  5. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    Lmao.....that's what I should've done....and was confirmed when I was handed 8 pages of add/cuts at 9am. :beach:
  6. PiedmontSteward

    PiedmontSteward RTW-4-Less

    I'm assuming you aren't going to get paid for the holiday, regardless, since you have less than a year of service. They're going to give you a problem but can't do much more than write you up. Sick is sick, stay home.
  7. Or go to work, and puke on your sup!
  8. Austin.Was.My.Hero

    Austin.Was.My.Hero quod erat demonstrandum

    How the heck can they screw up routes that quickly?
  9. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    It's called lets play build a route.
  10. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Its usually more a case of "lets bust a route" at the last minute.
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  11. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    Not during summer's cut 30 stops out of this, that, him, and that guy and find an empty truck...instant split route. Rinse and repeat until Labor day.
  12. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    Adding a route? When did you transfer to the BOG?
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  13. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    All of NY is the BOG. Didn't you know that?
  14. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    My center (3 centers in my building) runs 20 extra routes in the summer to handle summer peak volume. Our volume is heavier now than Xmas peak.
  15. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    Yeah sorry, I've been allowed to cross the street by myself since I was 7.
  16. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    We are talking about our management here.
  17. Funfact

    Funfact Well-Known Member

    In my area you have to work one day during the payroll period for that holiday to get paid for it.
  18. mixyo

    mixyo Active Member

    Today was pretty light.

    Tomorrow is going to be insane.

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  19. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    Today I was hammered with add cuts but my loop mates were not. I had over 2 hours more work.
  20. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    My on car texted me and then followed up with a phone call to see if I wanted to work today. I guess they got slammed. My son is home for the week and we have plans so I told him I would see him on Monday.
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