Can Anyone help- need quick answer 7:45AM 12/24/11

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by FromPA, Dec 24, 2011.

  1. FromPA

    FromPA New Member

    Christmas Eve I am on call: (even though I am 9th from the top in senority (26 years in). I called in, and was told to hold. While on hold I heard the supervisor say to "Joe" - "you got the day off". "Joe" is at least 10 people below me in senority if not more. So when the supervisor came back he said "your on." I said "what the hell? You just told Joe he has off, he's below me. The supervisor said "today has nothing to do with senority, its based on area knowledge, start time is 8AM" (30 minutes lafter) Is what he is saying true? And of course the union stewart is not answering phone. Anyone got an answer? Appreciate it.
     
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2011
  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    You better hustle if you're going to make that 8:15 start time.
     
  3. FromPA

    FromPA New Member

    Put up with enough crap from supervisors don't need it from you on Christmas Eve. Just asking a question. If you can't offer any help why not just shut the hell up.

    "You better hustle if you're going to make that 8:15 start time."
     
  4. Raw

    Raw Raw Member

    No one at your hub is making decisions, they are instructed to do what they do. merry Christmas
     
  5. Backlasher

    Backlasher Stronger, Faster, Browner


    You just made me spill my cup of JOE. (no pun intended).

    What I've learned is area knowledge can sometimes B a bad thing.

    My centers start time is still pending. Not cool. Relaxed commit but screwed on start time 2 make up the deifference.
     
  6. Backlasher

    Backlasher Stronger, Faster, Browner

    Sorry frompa. Just grieve it later dude. We got a lota upset drivers here as well. Hope your day goes well.

    My kids R confussed right now. Excited to C me home this morning but I told them I gotta go to work but I don't now when.
     
  7. Backlasher

    Backlasher Stronger, Faster, Browner

    Just don't go flipping camera's the bird or throw anything over fences.
     
  8. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    8:04 and you're still home???
     
  9. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    We don't start until 9:30 here.
     
  10. Backlasher

    Backlasher Stronger, Faster, Browner

    My center is still in decision, ahhh, the anticipation is killing me. Maybe if they used more inside help Id be there looking at what route area I'm doing and planning right now instead of sitting in the cafe.
     
  11. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    What are you drinking?
     
  12. Backlasher

    Backlasher Stronger, Faster, Browner

    930, crap. gotta run.
     
  13. Johney

    Johney Raise your hand if you think Upstate is a D-Bag

    What happened to 24 hrs notice for start times? Tell them to pound sand I'll see ya Tuesday.
     
  14. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    You know as well as anyone that the 24 hour notice does not apply on days such as today.

    I just called in and they said that they had about 1/2 of the expected volume and that they would be using casuals and air drivers. I would have like to have worked today but it is 9 degrees out so I am not that upset about it.
     
  15. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    Perhaps "Joe" was out of hours and the OP isn't. I am in a pretty big Center with lots of seniority, so I just laughed when my Supervisor asked me if I wanted to work today. I was the top driver/helper team in my Center again and we ran more stops per hour than drivers half my age. I paid my low seniority dues a long time ago, this was my 37th peak.
     
  16. Omega man

    Omega man Active Member



    Unless your contract specifies exceptions to this for these type of days, it sure does.
     
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2011
  17. bumped

    bumped Well-Known Member

    You seemed pretty upset about not working last week.
     
  18. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    That was before I woke up to a 9 degree morning.
     
  19. Johney

    Johney Raise your hand if you think Upstate is a D-Bag

    They told everyone in our center 24 hrs in advance.


    So much for those clubs huh?
     
  20. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    As you said, I make enough money.:wink2: