Here's an odd firing story.....

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by superballs63, Nov 12, 2014.

  1. superballs63

    superballs63 Well-Known Troll Troll

    So, through some hearsay and speculation, I have heard that a new-ish driver in a local building was fired for stealing a bottle of water from the vending machine in the lunch room. I haven't been able to figure out if he had put his money in and got taken, or if he just wanted a free Fiji water. So he shook the machine and there's a camera that looks right at the machines, to catch people rocking them.

    This has GOT to be about the stupidest damn thing you could do to get yourself fired. I hope that water tasted like $75,000, cause that's what he threw away to enjoy a nice, fresh bottle
     
  2. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Wow.damn...lol. I hope that was the best tasting water he ever drank! I told a good friend of mine once....it's gotten to the point if I walked into the building and saw a five dollar bill sitting on the floor...I'd step over it and keep walking. You never know who's watching.
     
  3. Future

    Future Well-Known Member

    :2scared::2scared:
    My back hurts to much to bend over to pick it up!
     
  4. PASinterference

    PASinterference Yes, I know I'm working late.

    Yeah and UPS may have stepped over it to pick up a penny.
     
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  5. Future

    Future Well-Known Member

    Damn Fiji water in your vending machine? We have Pauls "almost Spring water" in our machines.Must be a Beverly Hills building!
     
  6. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    We had a driver fired for "theft of services". He had "borrowed" a peel-off barcode label from the SRM book at one of his pickups to send a package back to the shipper. 99% of the time this would have gone unnoticed but this package was returned to the pickup as damaged. A few phone calls later and this guy is out of a job.
     
  7. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    I guess the driver really was "wet behind the ears"?
     
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  8. superballs63

    superballs63 Well-Known Troll Troll

    Well, it's not actually Fiji water lol, just Dasani for us...nothing but the best
     
  9. O/C

    O/C Member

    The part timers generally beat the snot out of a particular candy machine on a daily cycle in my center. Nothing has happened to them. The machine in question has issues of not providing the product once paid for.

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  10. vowl

    vowl up late

    I found a Sacagawea dollar under some rollers at work one night. I showed every boss the dollar. Just to make sure I was not stealing. It was asinine , but you always have to cover your back at ups. I still don't know what clown brings a generally useless coin to work.
     
  11. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Some change machines give you dollar coins for a 5, 10, or 20 dollar bill. Better then all quarters.
     
  12. I Am Jacks Damaged Box

    I Am Jacks Damaged Box Well-Known Member

    San Pellegrino or GTFO!
     
  13. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    I'm glad there are no cameras in our break room. There was a certain kind of vending machine there that had a dispenser that if was .....um.....turned a special way at a certain frequency if you will......would dispense it's contents without having to pay for it. And as many as you wanted. I would have been fired during rather early in my career.
     
  14. My Fingers Hurt

    My Fingers Hurt New Member

    Every time I walk out of a truck when I'm pre loading I put my hands out like a casino dealer and flip them over.
     
  15. iowa boy

    iowa boy Well-Known Member

    Damn, you guys and girls have vending machines? We get a water fountain...
     
  16. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Exactly. Does this building not have a water fountain?
     
  17. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    We have vending machines and water fountains.
     
  18. The Driver

    The Driver Active Member

    Same. What's next for all you guys, foot massagers and in-hub steak dinners?
     
  19. ibleedbrown

    ibleedbrown Active Member

    damn u guys get a water fountain??? we have a trough!!
     
  20. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    You guys have a trough? We have to walk outside in the rain with our mouths open.
     
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