Feels soo good to say NO! Welcome everybody and a Happy Thanksgiving! In my first year working for UPS I was offered to work a UPS day off threw a signup. It really sounded good, time and a half for less then 2 hours of work. Yet I was nervous to what type of work that was to await me that following morning. I soon found out it was a cake walk and enjoyed it, to this day it has been the easiest workday I’ve had there. That same year another day came around and I worked it. It was much more rash then that day due to picking off packages off a belt and stacking out. Yet it was minor to what was about to come my and others way. The next year the same day off and work sign up comes around. Reflecting back to the pervious year I was excited to sign up again. I show up and was told I was to load 10 cars while working out of 3 cages. I was stunned and the work was hellacious. Over all my trust was broken with these people. Yet I still signed up that next day off to work the belt thinking it wouldn’t be as bad as that one day pervious. It came down to 5 cars and it was just as bad as the day with ten cars. Trust me, I’m not complaining at all. It was still extra money for me. The times that these days would come back around I would refuse to work them though. It seems that UPS sees that if one person is getting time and a half, then that worker will have to squeeze 3 hours of work into that one hour. So, as a warning to all who work in a center or HUB, don’t think those days will be easy. As for those who will be working tomorrow, I wish you good luck to whatever they throw your way. It does feel so good to say no to them! I’m tired of them seeing me as some sort of preload godlike figure. To hold these skills at ransom is worth the price of admission. To say that four days off will worth its weight before peak starts. I’m not trying to rain on anyone’s Thanksgiving. Just sending a warning to those old and new workers alike that UPS has gone a little more crazy when handing out work. A mass of people didn’t sign up this year because of last year. Thank you so much for reading! To those who work tomorrow, let us know how it was.