Day before and after Thanksgiving

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Smellsmira, Nov 14, 2015.

  1. Smellsmira

    Smellsmira Member

    Would calling off the day before and the day after Thanksgiving count as one or two "instances?"
  2. Richard Harrow

    Richard Harrow Would you pay a dime to see this?

    Two, unless Black Friday is still a company holiday in your local.

    HEFFERNAN Huge Member

    1) You probably won't get paid for Thanksgiving (depending on Local).
    2) If you are worried about "instances", then you probably have too many as it is.
    3) Because it's a Local issue, you are better off to call your union hall and ask your business agent. Every building is run differently.
  4. Smellsmira

    Smellsmira Member

    I'm not worried about instances. I never call off or miss days.
  5. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    Option 2, show up to work as scheduled, no worries
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  6. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

  7. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    You may as well resign now.
  8. Funfact

    Funfact Well-Known Member

    One you book off on Wednesday and don't book back on till the following Monday. Also depending on your supplement you might or might not get paid for the holidays ( Thursday , Friday ). If your in New England area you would get paid if you worked either Monday ir Tuesday or any day the week before the holiday.
  9. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    Southern is the day before OR the day after has to be worked to be paid for the holiday.
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  11. Sleeve_meet_Heart

    Sleeve_meet_Heart making the unreadable unreadabler

  12. Jlemansk

    Jlemansk Active Member

    Time to soak up the Triple Time.
  13. Packmule

    Packmule Well-Known Member

    How about taking vacation that time next year? I've done it for as long as I can remember. Much easier that way.
  14. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Fake a injury. Back strain might work.
  15. McGee

    McGee Well-Known Member

    There you go again making sense Frigid..
  16. McGee

    McGee Well-Known Member

    I sure as hell would NOT do that!! WAY too many integrity issues with that one ( no offense ).
  17. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    I try not to let it happen often. But I just can't help myself.
  18. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    It's one of the hardest weeks to get. I'm sure the OP isn't that far up the list.
  19. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    Could be the OP may not have reached the 1yr mark of employment, and no paid holidays until 1 yr of employment?
  20. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I doubt the OP has the seniority needed to get that week off.